The city of Caltanissetta is home to countless religious and cultural monuments. The most important are the Cathedral of Santa Maria la Nova, a cathedral located in its historic center, and the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli, also called the "Vetere", close to the castle of Pietrarossa. Also of great interest is the presence of a mining, palaeontology and zolfara museum, which contains minerals and fossils and other notable mineralogical pieces.

Cathedral of Caltanissetta - Jos Dielis

Cathedral of Caltanissetta - Jos Dielis (Source: Jos Dielis - CC BY 2.0)

How to reach Caltanissetta

By plane

The municipality of Caltanissetta does not have a local airport, however it is still possible to arrive by plane through the airports of Catania (107 km away), Regusa Comiso (112 km away) and Palermo (131 km away). From the airports, to move to Caltanissetta, you can use the transfer service offered by our portal There are also connections with but and trains (see soto). The rental service with driver is the choice in any case recommended for groups of friends / family (4 or more people), who want to comfortably (and quickly) reach the city of Cefal├╣ directly from the airport. In fact, special rates are provided for mini-groups of people. For more information, see the website. It is not only convenient, but also convenient for groups of 4 or more.

For information on transfer prices, see our page Caltanissetta Transfers - Prices.

By car

It is possible to reach Caltanissetta by car using the A19 motorway, which connects Palermo to Catania (Caltanissetta is about halfway). Meters from Agrigento you can take the SS640 for about 50 km. From Messina you can reach the city of Caltanissetta along the A18 motorway to Catania and then continue on the A19 Catania-Palermo until the Caltanissetta exit. The duration of this last journey is about two hours and 30 minutes.

By bus

Sais company has direct connections between the Catania airport and the municipality of Caltanissetta. The journey time is about two hours.

On the train

To reach the city of Caltanissetta by train it is possible to use the railway lines Palermo-Caltanissetta and Caltanissetta-Siracusa. To find out more about the routes, timetables and costs of trains, you can consult the Trenitalia website.