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Italy, Sicily, Parco delle Madonie, Petralia Sottana, Rolling landscape
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Perched on a rocky spur at an altitude of 1 000m, this village boasts a stunning location above the Imlera valley. It is home to the offices of the Ente Parco delle Madonie (Madonie Park authority), and has some lovely churches, such as Santa Maria della Fontana, San Francesco, La Trinità and the Chiesa Madre.

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  • Madonie Park (Parco delle Madonie) Recommended Recommended

    Corso Paolo-Alliata 16 I - 90027 Petralia-Sottana

    In Petralia Sottana you will find the offices to obtain information and documentation for discovery walks and trips in the natural Madonie. This was created in 1989 and covers 39,679h of the Madonie chain, split into four zones: integrated, general, ..

  • Petralia Sottana Main church (Chiesa madre)

    Piazza Umberto-I I - 90027 Petralia-Sottana

    This 17C church dominates the valley. Inside there are three naves separated by monolithic stone columns coming from the Balza San Eleutorio. There are canvases by Giuseppe Salerno and, in a chapel to the right of the altar, a moving Nativity scene b..

  • Church of the Holt Trinity (Chiesa della Trinità)

    P.za Umberto-I I - 90027 Petralia-Sottana

    Also known as the Badia (the abbey), this 16C church has a large marble retable formed of 23 panels, centred on the Easter Mystery, by Giandomenico Gagini. There is also an attractive 18C organ chest at the end of the nave.

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