Acquaviva Platani Tourism

Acquaviva Platani (Sicilian: Acquaviva Plàtani) is a hill town and comune in the province of Caltanissetta. The name of the town (meaning "Living Water" in Italian) is derived from the numerous natural springs in the area. Until 1862, the town was called simply Acquaviva; the appositive Platani was added to distinguish it from the other three Italian towns named Acquaviva. Platani is the name of the river which flows nearby. The economy is based on agriculture: the production of wheat, olives, almonds, and pistachios are important. Also, cattle and horse breeding, along with sheep farms provide income. Sights include the Torre dell'Orologio (clock tower) which was built in 1894, and the 17th century Chiesa Madre (Mother Church), dedicated to Santa Maria della Luce. Salvatore Quasimodo, who spent part of his childhood at Acquaviva Platani, writes about the town in his poem "Che vuoi pastore d'aria?", which was included in the Nuove Poesie collection A recent mayor election (due to the retirement of Salvatore Mistretta the five year running mayor) on the 6th of May proved Salvatore Caruso as the new mayor with 384 votes.

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Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Acquaviva Platani, Italy. When planning a trip to Acquaviva Platani, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Palermo. Take a short trip from Acquaviva Platani and set some time aside to explore the Palermo. Dotted with places like Caltagirone, Mount Etna, Piazza Duomo; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Acquaviva Platani, you'll have to take a flight to Palermo; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Acquaviva Platani can generally be of 1-2 days.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Acquaviva Platani.

  • Know the pollution level of Acquaviva Platani before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 100 (Very High)
  • How safe is Acquaviva Platani for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Acquaviva Platani.

    • Burglary and Theft 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety Index 68.38 (High)
    • Climate Index 98.36 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 53.45 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.13 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Acquaviva Platani

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.93 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 89.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 83.87 USD

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