Introduction

 

The Province of Caltanissetta

 

The province comprises twenty-two cities totalling an extension of 2,128.20 square kilometres. Caltanissetta is much frequented by tourists, notably over Easter period, here celebrated with a series of long-waited events such as two processions taking place on Maundy Wednesday and Thursday this one known as the Procession delle Vare. The city offers sites of both historical and naturalistic interest as well as a much appreciated cuisine where especially renowned is the sweet almond torrone.