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Where we are

Caltagirone, a land of extraordinary beauty and rich in culture, has always been a popular tourist destination for people from all over the world.

Cradle of the Baroque, the historic center achieved the title of World Heritage Site by UNESCO in June 2002.

Mild climate, monuments, good food and maiolics are the main features that make this town as a jewel in the heart of the Island.

The city is rich in archaeological sites, churches, works of art and monuments for example the façade of the church of San Pietro, the Ventimiglia balcony, the entrance to the Ceramics Museum and, in more recent times, the staircase of Santa Maria del Monte and the Monumental Cemetery, some Liberty villas that the local aristocracy built around the city.

The precious Caltagirone nativity scenes are represented with scenes of popular life, with a great simplicity and meticulous attention to detail. The spectacular Moro’s Heads are the perfect combination of art, legend and culture that tell of a land rich in tradition and beauty.

HOW TO ARRIVE HERE

 

By car:

  • From Messina / Catania: A18 highway to Catania, then SS147 Gela / Caltagirone, then you should follow indications for Caltagirone Nord.
  • From Palermo: A19 highway, take the exit Enna towards Piazza Armerina-Caltagirone
  • From Syracuse: Take the SS114 to the Ragusa junction, and then the SS194 to the Caltagirone junction
  • From Ragusa: SS514 until the junction for Caltagirone

On the train:
Caltagirone railway station

 

By bus:
Sais Autolinee and Etnabus companies

 

By plane:
Catania Fontanarossa Airport
Falcone and Borsellino Airport of Palermo
Birgi Airport of Trapani
Pio la Torre airport of Comiso

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