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Situated on three hills, almost forming an ancient amphitheatre, Caltagirone wheelchair accessible tours, overlooks the plains of Catania and Gela and is one of the most beautiful and ancient cities in Sicily.

Partly destroyed by the 1693 earthquake, the old part still retains its charm and history, so much so that it was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2002.

Having become famous for its ceramics, the city is developing a strong tourist vocation, managing to attract several hundred visitors during the year.

At the basis of its great success are the folklore of the patronal feast of St Giacomo, the Baroque UNESCO heritage, the famous staircase, the nativity scenes and many other historical and cultural attractions, which make Caltagirone one of the unmissable destinations of the Sicilian hinterland.

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The yellow of the sun, the blue of the sky, the green of the woods, the red, the white and the shy orange of the prickly pears: among the most colorful cities in Sicily, Caltagirone certainly cannot be missed.

What distinguishes this town is its thousand-year-old artistic tradition of ceramic manufacturing which enlivens most of the city's monumental buildings with its decorations, radiating all the colors of Sicily everywhere.

If you want a relaxing holiday, and you have no particular interest in the sea, you can enjoy Caltagirone and its surroundings even in the winter months.

Also you want to experience an intense holiday, during the summer months the city comes alive with festivals and cultural, musical and folkloristic events.

Touring Caltagirone

Caltagirone is a fairly small city and many of its most beautiful tourist attractions are located in the historic center that is easily accessible on foot.

To visit them all, even half a day may be enough, but the time you invest will also depend on the pace at which you move along the itinerary.

The Ceramics Museum in Caltagirone is considered one of the most important museums in the world for its vast collection of traditional and modern ceramics from all over Sicily, which trace its history with evidence ranging from the V century BC to the present day.

The St Maria del Monte Staircase It is one of the most famous and emblematic tourist attractions of Caltagirone, accessible from the historic center.

A long staircase date XVII century flanked by balconied buildings, with 142 steps decorated with magnificent colorful local majolica tiles, which connects the old city to the new one.

The magnificent works of another genre of art, street art, which cover the walls of the streets of the Aquanova, St Pietro, St Giuliano districts, of the Jewish district up to the upper part of the old city.

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