Mamertino stands about 800m a.s.l. on the northern slopes of the
Nebrodi Mountains; It may appear as a natural gateway to one of
the most attractive nature parks in Sicily. The town belongs to
the Messina province and counts about 3,500 inhabitants.
are many interesting sites within its territory such as the Pizzo
di Ucina, rising at a height of 1,330m.
Mother Church is the main religious building. Dedicated to the Annunciation,
it contains a marble work representing the Annunciation by Antonino
Gagini and some prized paintings including the Immacolata, the Martyrdom
of St. Agatha and Saint James the Apostle.
Chiesa di Santa Caterina, with a 1500’s statue of the titular
saint by Antonino Gagini, and the Chiesa del Rosario, with a 1500’s
wooden Saint Sebastian, are also worth-visiting.