By clicking any link on this page you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. For more information please see our Cookie Policy.

COVID-19 Refund Guarantee | Exclusive £100 off website bookings*
Exclusive £100 off website bookings*

Another prized asset to add to the Sicilian arsenal, is the pretty ancient town of Sperlinga. The name given to this small settlement is derived from the Greek word ‘cavern’ (cave) which is highly appropriate, as until the early 1960s many of Sperlinga’s residents were troglodytes, inhabiting the caves that are carved into the hill. The towns’ congruent charm has its rock castle to thank; exuding character like no other, the castle is an architectural triumph, carved completely out of the rocks its set upon. Slices of history can still be found within the castles grounds, with the prisons, stables and blacksmiths of old, made available for the public to visit. For some more scenic snapshots of the surrounding countryside, climb the 80 steps of the narrow stairway (making sure to look out for the ancient military weapons lining the walkway) and be rewarded with panoramic views from the summit.  
Feefo review image

What our customers think

We have been helping our customers discover the real Italy for 90 years now. Our experience and expertise, together with our attention to detail and personal touch, really does make us the leading Italian holiday specialist

Ask for Quote
Request a Brochure