Butera is the village of the Falconara Castle and it is characterised by a Medieval plan.
Butera is considered one of Sicily’s most important medieval villages. The current old town centre is characterised by a Medieval plan with narrow streets and charming ancient churches built between the 16th and 19th centuries. Thanks to its location this village offers a wonderful view of it’s surroundings.
The most important monuments are:
The Falconara Castle; The Mother Church, built in 1185 with a Latin cross and one nave. The Santuario di San Rocco, built in the 16th century, offers a wonderful panoramas of the Gulf of Gela. The Archaeological Museum.
People live here:
a traditional pasta made with honey
How to get there:
Get on A19 to Catania, exit Caltanissetta, then take SS626 to Gela, exit Butera
Get on SS192 exit Gela – Caltagirone continue on SS417 to Niscemi, exit SP83/SP83
Get on SS115 to Siracusa exit SS626 to Caltanissetta-Palermo-Catania and exit Butera.
The nearest airport is the Catania International Airport (110km) and the Falcone Borsellino Palermo Airport (180km)
Falconara Charming Resort 4 *
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Address: Piazza Dante
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