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Santa Caterina Villarmosa is a little town of 4,900 people (2021) near Caltanissetta in Sicily.

Understand[edit]

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The town's economy is mainly agricultural (wheat, olives and almonds). Characteristic of this small town is the great tradition in the art of embroidery.

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See[edit]

  • Mother Church (Chiesa Madre), built in the 17th century, dedicated to the Immaculate Conception. The interior, with three naves, is rich in frescoes. The church is in Piazza Garibaldi.
  • Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie (Sanctuary of the Holy Madonna delle Grazie), dating back to 1600, in via Roma.
  • Archaeological site of Cozzo Scavo, an ancient settlement of the Iron Age; the finds found are kept in the Archaeological Museum of Caltanissetta.
  • Church of Purgatory (Maria Santissima del Suffragio), from 1648, between via Ruggero Settimo and via Avvocato Gallina.

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  • 1 Contrada Scaleri geological oriented nature reserve (Riserva naturale orientata geologica di Contrada Scaleri) (about 2 km east of Santa Caterina Villarmosa). The scientific interest of this area is linked to the existence of karst microforms , called Karren , in the evaporitic rocks and their lithological variabilitycontributes to the diversification of forms, moreover the semi-aridity of the climate favors the conservation of morphologies. Riserva naturale orientata geologica di Contrada Scaleri (Q3936885) on Wikidata

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Eat[edit]

Pizzeria Charleston

Drink[edit]

Homemade wine and grappa

Sleep[edit]

Hotel 2000

Go next[edit]

Walk every evening up and down in the "Piazza" and "Via Roma". Especially in summer it's full of people. When you are tired you can sit in a bar and drink an espresso or eat ice cream and look at the people walking in the piazza.


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