Rome, the national capital, is roughly 270 miles (435 kilometers) north of Balestrate.
Visitors commonly use Balestrate as a base for further adventures. This popular region has been endowed with a treasure-trove of terrific natural and man-made attractions. Visit the Prehistoric Caves Mangiapane and Monte Cofano Nature Reserve in and around Custonaci, about 18 miles (29 kilometers) to the east of Balestrate.
Palermo is approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Balestrate. This center contains a some great things to see and do, like English Garden, Zisa Castle and Museum of Islamic Art and Piazza della Kalsa. Piazza Marina, Renzo Barbera Stadium and San Francesco d'Assisi Church are also good to visit.
The area around Balestrate has been blessed with some significant shrines, guaranteed to delight visitors of all faiths and denominations. To learn about the local culture, make a beeline for Sicily's art galleries, art museums and palaces.
If the best vacation for you and your family includes being outdoors and appreciating the cold weather, Sicily will be perfect. Cross-country skiing is a popular pastime. Snowboarding is also common. Take your own gear or rent some when you get here, and discover the region's water activities. Surfing is an option. Another good option is sea kayaking.
As you finish your break, pack your travel bag and bid Italy a fond Ciao (farewell).