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Let’s find out what to see in Naro, a town located on a hill in the Agrigento hinterland , known for the production of table grapes . The center was born during the Middle Ages near the beautiful Chiaramontano castle (XII century) but Naro was inhabited since the times of the Sicans, only to be conquered by various peoples such as the Greeks, Romans, Normans, Arabs and many others.

1. The Chiaramontano castle of Naro

What to see in Naro - Chiaramontano Castle of Naro
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The castle was built in the XII on the foundations of an Arab fort and the first historical information about it is not the best and dates back to the war of the Vespers . In fact, it is said that all the French who lived in the castle were killed and their bodies were hung on the walls of the stronghold .

Chiaramontano Castle of Naro
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The view from the castle is truly fantastic , a 360 degree view over the village and the surrounding countryside. Inside you can admire the typical clothes of the nineteenth century nobles and the caretaker will guide you along the way, telling you the whole history of the castle.

View from the Chiaramontano castle of Naro
Visit from the castle of Naro

2. The churches

Among the things to see in Naro are certainly its small streets and churches , which you will find mainly along via Dante Alighieri and its surroundings. In this regard, you will find all the points of interest in Naro on the interactive map below.

Stairway via Duomo with the church of Sant'Antonio Abbate, Naro
Stairway via Duomo with church of Sant’Antonio Abbate – DanieleNaro at Italian Wikipedia , CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Church of Maria Santissima Annunziata, Naro
Church of Maria Santissima Annunziata – Davide Mauro , CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Church of San Nicola di Bari, Naro
Church of San Nicola di Bari
Church of San Salvatore, Naro
Church of San Salvatore – DanieleNaro at Italian Wikipedia , CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Church of San Francesco, Naro
Church of San Francesco – DanieleNaro at Italian Wikipedia , CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Where to eat in Naro

The restaurants are located in Via Umberto before arriving in the historic center and are not as many as perhaps in other more touristy places. If you want to eat good pizza you can go to the Gallo D’Oro or if you prefer a restaurant at the Lanterna . If you want to try some typical Sicilian desserts or enjoy a good ice cream , the Melilli pastry shop is near the La Lanterna restaurant.

Here you find the typical products of the province of Agrigento of which Naro is a part.

Here instead i typical Sicilian dishes.

Interactive map of Naro – Points of interest in purple

To locate yourself once in the area, click on the enlarge symbol at the top right of the map.

What to see around Naro

Naro is part of the province of Agrigento, here you will find listed the places to visit ad Agrigento and surroundings .

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