Gangi, the most beautiful village of Italy in 2014, is located at the heart of Sicily in the heart of the Madonie Natural Park.
It is the ideal place for a holiday full of history and culture.
The country offers peace and relaxation sought by those who want to get away from the stress and routine town.
Walking through the “viuzze” (small streets) you can feel the history of a medieval village and observe the art of those who lived in Gangi or that it was inspired. The Christian faith to the mythology, traditions old crafts, with narrow streets once walked by the inhabitants at the turn to palaces, Gangi gives tourists a little surprises and amazement.
In addition to the many churches and rich, must-see:
> The Palace Sgadari in which we find the museum of Greek and Roman archaeological finds, the Pinacoteca Giambecchina with 96 works of the Master, the museum of ancient and modern weapons and the ent-anthropological museum;
> The crypt of the dead priests and the paintings “Last Judgement” Gangi’s artist Giuseppe Salerno said “The lame man of Gangi” inside the Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas;
> The viewpoint from which to observe a unique and enveloping, the pride of the beautiful old town Gangitano.
The peculiarities of a country lying along the mountain slope with its little houses stuck together and the warm welcome of the inhabitants make Gangi a place to live even for a few days.
Events of the village not to be missed
In August, during the week of the Sagra della Spiga, the “Procession of Demeter” parade of figures dedicated in part to the mythology and in the life of the fields
The religious “Feast of the Holy Spirit” with the peculiarities of a procession of about 40 statues of saints carried on the shoulders by devotees in the Monday after Pentecost
…And many other events always treated with love and dedication by the inhabitants of Gangi.
Villa Viola is a piece of paradise in the middle of Sicily, ideal for a relaxing holiday.