Gratteri is located approximately 280 miles (451 kilometers) from Rome, the capital of Italy.
This part of Italy is a firm fixture on the tourist trail. To see why, check out the other villages, towns and cities surrounding Gratteri. Alia, is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, while Alimena sits 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north.
Approximately 5 miles (8 kilometers) to the northeast of Gratteri is Cefalu, a regional center where you can visit Santa Maria dell'Odigitria (Itria), Palazzo Atenasio Martino and Museo Mandralisca. Cefalu Beach, Temple of Diana (Tempio di Diana) and Cefalu Cathedral are among the many other attractions here that should be high on everyone's schedule.
A surefire way to really understand a spot is by knowing about its past. Take a trip to the historic mansions while you are in the area. To learn a little about the the local culture, visit Sicily's art museums, theaters and craft workshops.
Camping and sunbathing are just some of the many low stress activities in this area. Watersports are a much-loved activity here. When the weather is fine, why not go sea kayaking or water skiing; this region has some great spots for it.
When it's time to leave this special part of the world, bid a fond Ciao (farewell) to the interesting characters you've met and the places you've spent time.