We are in Portopalo di Menfi repeatedly awarded (27 times until this date) with the Blue Flag as the cleanest and sustainable beach in Sicily.
The sea village of Portopalo itself is a very typical place with low houses and a tower of the XVI century.
The stunning beach of Portopalo di Menfi, where Mamma Maria Teresa stands
The closest town is Menfi, 4 kms.
Agrigento with its Unesco's temples is 60 km’s away: a valley of history and almond trees!
Valley of the Temples, photo by General Cucombre from New York, USA Uploaded by Markos90, CC BY 2.0
10 kms and here there are the Cave di Cusa a stone quarry misteriously abandoned in 409 B.C.
Here you can still see the rows of the columns destined to the Selinunte sacred temples!
Worth a visit the Belice valley (15 km), a very mysterious place where you can find ghost towns, endless agricultural fields, futuristic towns...
Selinunte the largest archeological park in Europe is 20 km’s away.
Sciacca, a medieval Sicilian town is 15 km’s away.
Worth a visit Trapani (60 kms) and the medieval village above it: Erice.
Are you nature lover: perfect! Enjoy a waloking in the marvellous Torre Salsa natural reserve (50 kms)
Palermo (foto) the capital of Sicily is 60 km’s away: monuments, museums and the renowend outdoor markets of one of the most beautiful towns in the world.
Palermo, by Bengt Nyman - Flickr DSC_0421, CC BY 2.0, from wikipedia
And let's speak about the food now!
That'ssome of the unmissable dishes if you are in bella Sicilia: Pasta alla Norma, Busiate alla Trapanese, Parmigiana, Arancino, Mediterranea fish, Granita with brioche, Cannolo of ricotta