Sicily and nature: the September Fair in Santa Margherita Belice

  • Published: 17-08-2017
  • Category: Events

In Santa Margherita Belice, near Agrigento, will take place the September Fair dedicated to the zootechnic heritage of the territory. If you are planning a travel in Sicily and you are passionate or interests to the pastoral and agrarian world and the  tasting of the typical products, then you don’t miss to this traditional appointment with the world of nature and the local cuisine.


The Fair

It’s the main market fair of the area, which is held during the traditional cattle fair. The events usually take place from 3 to 5 September, in the Porta Nuova area and involve the participation of many breeders. In addition, the Exibition of Sheep of the Belìce Valley will host the show of the goat girgentana.

Not only peasants among the visitors of the fair, but many enthusiasts of the agrarian pastoral world are curious to discover works of ethnology but also to see tools and utensils used in agricultural work that are likely to disappear but that have a practical value and demonstrate the intelligence and man’s expertise in manual work. Traditions, peasant culture and tastings await you in a relaxed atmosphere in the amazing framework of Agrigento city.


What to see

You are close to the wonderful Agrigento city and in this area there is many beautiful things that your curious eyes can admire. Valle dei Templi is certainly an open sky show you don’t have to miss. And as September is the perfect season to give you the last days in the sea, with a climate very nice and the relaxed atmosphere, why don’ make a stop to the Scala dei Turchi, beach become famous for its long and white cliff.


How to get

If you want travel by car, you can reach Agrigento from Palermo that hosts one of the main port where the ferries to the Sicily start, following these simply suggestions:

  • Take the E90 street to Messina and exit at Villabate;
  • Take the 121 statal street until to Manganaro;
  • From here go through the 189 statal street following the indications for Agrigento city.


More information

For more information about the 2017 edition of the September Fair (full program and any date changes) you can consult the Santa Margherita of Belice website.
If Sicily with its extraordinary natural wealth and traditions will be the object of your next trip, then don’t wait and book online a ferry for this wonderful island all to discover.


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