Trabia is well known to be the first place in Italy to produce the Spaghetti pasta.
Located in the beautiful area of Conca d’Oro, Trabia was founded in the 11th century. Its name comes form the Arab word “At Tarbìah” which refers to the quadrangular plan of the village. Today the economy of Trabia is strictly connected to tourism offering a spectacular environment with its amazing coastline with pristine waters framed by citrus and olive trees. This tiny village is also well known to be the first place in Italy to produce the Spaghetti pasta.
The most important monuments of the Trabia are:
The Castle of Lanza, built in 1517; The Chapel of Santa Rosalia made with impressive stalactites and stalagmites; The Chapel of Calvario is one of the oldest church of the village; The Church of Santa Petronilla; the Church of Santissimo Sacramento.
Close to the village it is possible to visit the Miniera Trabia Trallarita, it was a Sulphur mine opened in 1730 and it is is considered one of the oldest and most important mine in Sicily.
People live here:
Sagra delle nespole e della pasta, food festival
Premio Poesia “G. Sunseri”, it is a poetry festival
How to get there:
From Palermo Airport
Take A29 and then get on A20 Messina-Catania, exit Altavilla Milicia.
From Catania Airport
Get on A19, exit Trabia
Get on A20 to Palermo exit Trabia
B&B Al Duomo
via Madrice, 72, Trabia PA
Mobile: +39 327 585 9769
Hotel Lido Vetrana
B&B La casa gialla 3*
Dormo da Lia Apartments
B&B La Battigia
Case Morello Apartments
B&B La Mimosa
Torre Artale Hotel 4*
Covo del Brigante
La Conchiglia sullo Scoglio
Largo Tonnara Strada Statale 113 – 90019 Trabia (PA)
Ph. 091 8125270
Contrada Molara S.Rosalia, 90019 Trabia
Ph. +39 0918147304
Campofelice di Roccella