Scillato

The origins of Scillato are related to the abundance of water that was used for the creation of several mills: the inhabited center developed around them. A mill is already mentioned in a document dated 1156 and the name of the village (Xillatum) appears in some documents at the end of the 12th Century. However, some historians have supposed a more ancient origin, talking about Athenians settlers, arrived in Sicily right after the destruction of the city of Troy and settled in these hills.

Scillato has always been a small country village without significant experiences during the history, except for the different nobles who owned it, following the events that took place in Sicily.


Adjacent municipalities
Caltavuturo, Cerda, Collesano, Isnello, Polizzi Generosa, Sclafani Bagni
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