Province of Caltanissetta

The Mussomeli castle is one of the most important medieval construction in Sicily.

Mussomeli was founded in the second half of the 14th century by Manfredi III di Chiaromonte. This village has a Medieval plan characterised by narrow streets and a beautiful ancient church with a stunning view. The most important monuments of the village are:

The Mother Church, built in 1614 by Lanza family it includes the charming Oratorio dellArciconfraternita del SS.Sacramento which displays impressive sacred works of art from the 17th century; the Santuario Maria SS dei Miracoli, an ancient church built in the 16th century; the Clock Tower; the Trabia Palace; the Archaeological Museum; the Manfredonico Chiaramontano Castle, also known as Mussomeli Castle  built in 14th century by Manfredi III Chiaramonte. The Castle rises on the top of a rock and its structure blends with the natural environment providing a stunning view of the coastline.

People live here:


Typical food:

Local cheeses



Olive Oil

Typical desserts such as “guasteddi”, “cuddureddi di latte”,”cartocci”, “taralli” and “mastazzola”


Sagra del pane – Festa di San Calogero, traditional food festival

Festa della Madonna SS dei Miracoli this celebration is dedicated to the Patron Saint of Mussomeli (8-15/09)

Festa del Castello, this festivity is dedicated to the Madonna delle Catene (1-2/09)

How to get there: 

By Car:

From Palermo

Get on SS189 to Agrigento, exit Acquaviva Platani, then take SP16, exit Mussomeli

From Agrigento

Get on SS189 to Palermo, exit Acquaviva Platani, then take SP16, exit Mussomeli

From Caltanissetta

Get on SS 640 to Agrigento, exit San Cataldo and then take SP40 to Roccella. Follow SP122  to Serradifalco, exit SP23 Mussumeli.

By Train:

The nearest station is Casteltermini-Acquaviva Platani

By Bus:

it is possible to reach Mussomeli from Palermo, Caltanissetta and Agrigento by SAIS bus


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Country House Monticelli

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Amici Miei Ristorante Pizzeria

Address: Via Calabria

Phone: +39 0934 952213

Ristorante pizzeria Chichibio

Divinity Cafè-Restaurant

Address: Via Palermo , 37

Mobile: +39 388 655 4060

Quartara Concept Restaurant

Address: Contrada Bosco

Phone: +39 0934 993983

Ristorante Al castello Catering!catering/crrl

Stonehenge Pub

Address: Piazza della Repubblica, 15

Manàmanà Cafè Food & Drink

Address: Via Caltanissetta

Phone: +39 0934 991066

Pizzeria Non Solo Pizza   Pizzeria d’asporto

Address: Via Madonna di Fatima

Phone: +39 0934 993879

Ristorante Impero

Address: Via Nettuno

Mobile: +39 333 918 9601

Stop and go 2

Address: Via Boccaccio, 4

Mobile: +39 320 917 6682

Pizza Espressa Pizzeria d’asporto

Address: Via Bellini, snc

Phone: +39 0934 994086

Trattoria Lucerna

Address: Via G. Bruno

Phone: +39 0934 992094

Agriturismo Mappa

Agriturismo Monticelli

La Petite Esmeralda

Address: C.da Monticelli

Phone: +39 0934 991547

Mobile: +39 3895805183



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