Licata is a located in the southern coast of Sicily, in the province of Agrigento. It was founded by the Greeks in the 6th century BC, but several civilizations marked its history, including the Romans, Normans and Arabs.
The city of Licata has a lively maritime life, due to its location on the Mediterranean Sea, and a great cultural wealth, evidenced by its historical and architectural heritage. The most important monuments are the Castle of Sant’Angelo, the Church of Santa Maria La Vetere, the Cathedral of San Giuseppe and the Archaeological Museum.
The local cuisine is also very popular, based on fresh fish and typical local products such as olive oil, pecorino cheese and Nero d’Avola wine. The city is also famous for its carnival, one of the oldest in Sicily, during which masked parades, dances and popular festivities take place.