Villafrati is a tiny village well known for its wonderful nature reserve.
Founded in 18th century, Villafrati was a very tiny feudal town with only five hundred villagers. Later the Filangieri family acquired the village erecting the most important buildings of the current old town centre and the village recorded a significant demographic growth. The most important cultural attractions of Villafrati are:
The Baglio is a complex of buildings built by the Filangieri family with impressive decorations and sculptures; The Mystery Door is the main entrance of the Mother Church and it is characterized by impressive bronze decorations; The Church of SS. Trinità was built between the 1750 and the 1765; The Church of the SS. Crocifisso, built in 1745 by the Filangieri family.
Close to the village it is possible to visit the Nature Reserve of Cefalà Diana Chiarastella Villafrati.
People live here:
Ultima Fiera Verde, it is an holy celebration dedicated to the SS.Trinità
Festa del SS.Crocifisso, it is an agricultural fair
Festa di San Giuseppe, it is a traditional holy festivity
How to get there:
Take SS121 to Via Palermo/Strada Provinciale 77/SP77 in Villafrati. Take the exit toward Villafrati from SS121
Get on A20/E90 in Patti from SP122 and Via Sandro Pertini/SP129b. Continue on A20/E90 to Villabate. Take exit Villabate from A19/E90. Follow SS121 to your destination in Villafrati.
Take Via Plebiscito and Via Giuseppe di Gregorio/Viale Cristoforo Fioravante to A19. Follow A19 to Provincia di Palermo. Take exit Tremonzelli from A19. Take Strada Provinciale 8/SP8 and SS121 to your destination in Villafrati.
Follow A29dir/E933 and E90 to SS121 in Villabate. Take exit Villabate from E90.
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