Guidebook for Aci Castello

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Guidebook for Aci Castello

Food Scene

Here you can enjoy a good pizza. Many locals say it is one of the best pizzerias in Aci Castello and its surroundings. The pizza is special because it is made with a very thin dough and quality.
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Pizzeria Dietro Le Mura
26 Via Dietro le Mura
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Here you can enjoy a good pizza. Many locals say it is one of the best pizzerias in Aci Castello and its surroundings. The pizza is special because it is made with a very thin dough and quality.
One of the most famous pizzerias in Aci Castello. The room is very basic but has tables outside on the square in front. Many locals love to eat pizza outdoors especially in the summer and spring.
Pizzeria Ai Cessi
23 Via Francesco Crispi
One of the most famous pizzerias in Aci Castello. The room is very basic but has tables outside on the square in front. Many locals love to eat pizza outdoors especially in the summer and spring.
A good restaurant, a very good pizza. Is highly recommended to book a table outdoors for dinner enjoying the view of the sea and Acitrezza.
Pizzeria Al Tubo
35 Via Guglielmo Marconi
A good restaurant, a very good pizza. Is highly recommended to book a table outdoors for dinner enjoying the view of the sea and Acitrezza.
Here you can enjoy excellent pizzas, take-away, and not only. The bar stocked with beverages of all kinds, great beers from various regions of Europe, spirits and rums. Very highly recommended!
Movida di Indelicato Giuseppe
206 Via Re Martino
Here you can enjoy excellent pizzas, take-away, and not only. The bar stocked with beverages of all kinds, great beers from various regions of Europe, spirits and rums. Very highly recommended!
One of the best bakeries Aci Castello. Breads of all kinds, cool drinks and a small selection as a small supermarket. At lunchtime serving takeaway food, great prices, high quality. Highly recommended.
Via Nazario Sauro, 4
4 Via Nazario Sauro
One of the best bakeries Aci Castello. Breads of all kinds, cool drinks and a small selection as a small supermarket. At lunchtime serving takeaway food, great prices, high quality. Highly recommended.

Sightseeing

They organize tours with a special glass-bottomed boat to see the seabed. Here you can get information for tourists wishing to visit the protected area of the islands of the Cyclops.
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Cyclops Islands Marine Protected Area
5D Via Provinciale
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They organize tours with a special glass-bottomed boat to see the seabed. Here you can get information for tourists wishing to visit the protected area of the islands of the Cyclops.
The castle is open to visitors where you can visit a small museum with fossils and historical information. is advised to climb high in the towers to enjoy a beautiful view of the entire coast.
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Castello Svevo di Piazza Castello
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The castle is open to visitors where you can visit a small museum with fossils and historical information. is advised to climb high in the towers to enjoy a beautiful view of the entire coast.
The main square of the town of Aci Castello. Very quiet and frequented by families with children, ideal for couples. It overlooks the sea, offering a wonderful view.
Piazza Castello
The main square of the town of Aci Castello. Very quiet and frequented by families with children, ideal for couples. It overlooks the sea, offering a wonderful view.
Ortygia is a small island which is the historical centre of the city of Syracuse, Sicily. The island, also known as Città Vecchia (Old City), contains many historical landmarks.
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Ortygia
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Ortygia is a small island which is the historical centre of the city of Syracuse, Sicily. The island, also known as Città Vecchia (Old City), contains many historical landmarks.
Noto is famous for its fine buildings of the early 18th century, considered among the main masterpieces in the Sicilian baroque style. In 2002 Noto was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Noto
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Noto is famous for its fine buildings of the early 18th century, considered among the main masterpieces in the Sicilian baroque style. In 2002 Noto was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The town is famous chiefly for its Roman mosaics in the Villa Romana del Casale. The discovery and excavation of the well-preserved, highly refined mosaics has helped attract tourists.
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Piazza Armerina
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The town is famous chiefly for its Roman mosaics in the Villa Romana del Casale. The discovery and excavation of the well-preserved, highly refined mosaics has helped attract tourists.
The Alcantara river park (Parco fluviale dell'Alcantara) was established in 2001 for protection of the river, and to encourage its use as a relaxation area and tourist destination.
Gole dell'Alcantara
The Alcantara river park (Parco fluviale dell'Alcantara) was established in 2001 for protection of the river, and to encourage its use as a relaxation area and tourist destination.
The area of the canyons and lakes of the Cassibile were declared a Protected Area. The river has created a series of canyons and near Avola Antica several waterfalls and small lakes.
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Riserva naturale orientata Cavagrande del Cassibile
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The area of the canyons and lakes of the Cassibile were declared a Protected Area. The river has created a series of canyons and near Avola Antica several waterfalls and small lakes.
The site of Pantalica in southeast Sicily is best known for its extensive cemeteries of rock-cut chamber tombs dating from the 13th to the 7th centuries BC. Pantalica was listed as a UNESCO W.H. Site.
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Necropolis of Pantalica
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The site of Pantalica in southeast Sicily is best known for its extensive cemeteries of rock-cut chamber tombs dating from the 13th to the 7th centuries BC. Pantalica was listed as a UNESCO W.H. Site.
Of the coast of Aci Trezza are three tall, column-shaped islands. According to local legend, these great stones are the ones thrown at Odysseus in The Odyssey.
Ìsole dei Ciclopi
Of the coast of Aci Trezza are three tall, column-shaped islands. According to local legend, these great stones are the ones thrown at Odysseus in The Odyssey.
The Scala dei Turchi ("Stair of the Turks") is a rocky cliff on the coast of Realmonte, near Porto Empedocle, southern Sicily, Italy. It has become a tourist attraction due to its unusual white color.
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Scala dei Turchi
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The Scala dei Turchi ("Stair of the Turks") is a rocky cliff on the coast of Realmonte, near Porto Empedocle, southern Sicily, Italy. It has become a tourist attraction due to its unusual white color.
Tours are available for the small museum, and the well-preserved ruins of a crossroads civilisation: Motian artifacts display Egyptian, Corinthian, Attic, Roman, Punic and Hellenic influences.
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Mozia
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Tours are available for the small museum, and the well-preserved ruins of a crossroads civilisation: Motian artifacts display Egyptian, Corinthian, Attic, Roman, Punic and Hellenic influences.
Erice is a historic town and comune in the province of Trapani. In the northeastern portion of the city there are the remains of ancient Elymian and Phoenician. Very peculiar the local pastry.
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Erice
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Erice is a historic town and comune in the province of Trapani. In the northeastern portion of the city there are the remains of ancient Elymian and Phoenician. Very peculiar the local pastry.
Caltagirone, about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southwest of Catania. The city has been long famous for the production of pottery, particularly maiolica and terra-cotta wares.
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Caltagirone
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Caltagirone, about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southwest of Catania. The city has been long famous for the production of pottery, particularly maiolica and terra-cotta wares.
The Valle dei Templi is an archaeological site in Agrigento. It is one of the most outstanding examples of Greater Greece art and architecture. Included in the UNESCO Heritage Site list in 1997.
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Valley of the Temples
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The Valle dei Templi is an archaeological site in Agrigento. It is one of the most outstanding examples of Greater Greece art and architecture. Included in the UNESCO Heritage Site list in 1997.
Catania Cathedral (Duomo di Catania, Cattedrale di Sant'Agata) dedicated to Saint Agatha, is a Roman Catholic cathedral.
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Kathedrale Sant’Agata
163 Via Vittorio Emanuele II
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Catania Cathedral (Duomo di Catania, Cattedrale di Sant'Agata) dedicated to Saint Agatha, is a Roman Catholic cathedral.
The symbol of the city is u Liotru, or the Fontana dell'Elefante, assembled in 1736 by Giovanni Battista Vaccarini. It portrays an ancient lavic stone elephant and is topped by an Egyptian obelisk.
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Elefantenbrunnen
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The symbol of the city is u Liotru, or the Fontana dell'Elefante, assembled in 1736 by Giovanni Battista Vaccarini. It portrays an ancient lavic stone elephant and is topped by an Egyptian obelisk.
The "Villa Bellini" is the largest and also most beautiful park in the centre of Catania. The park was completed in 1883 and is located north of the city.
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Giardino Bellini
292 Via Etnea
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The "Villa Bellini" is the largest and also most beautiful park in the centre of Catania. The park was completed in 1883 and is located north of the city.
The location on the slopes of Mount Etna amidst centuries-old lava streams makes it a popular base for hiking and sightseeing tours in the Etna area. Famous is the fried pizza (Pizza Siciliana).
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Zafferana Etnea
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The location on the slopes of Mount Etna amidst centuries-old lava streams makes it a popular base for hiking and sightseeing tours in the Etna area. Famous is the fried pizza (Pizza Siciliana).
Called the "door of Etna", the town of Nicolosi is an ideal destination for families and young people who love nature: from here you can get to the volcanic crater!
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Nicolosi
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Called the "door of Etna", the town of Nicolosi is an ideal destination for families and young people who love nature: from here you can get to the volcanic crater!
Vulcano is the first island of the Aeolian Islands. Famous for sludge of sulfur and for its crater which releases sulfur fumes. It can be reached by about 3/4 of an hour by hydrofoil from Milazzo.
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Vulcano
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Vulcano is the first island of the Aeolian Islands. Famous for sludge of sulfur and for its crater which releases sulfur fumes. It can be reached by about 3/4 of an hour by hydrofoil from Milazzo.
Salina is the second largest and is the most fertile island of the Aeolian and full of water; are grown quality grapes from which we get the "Malvasia delle Lipari," a sweet wine, and capers.
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Salina
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Salina is the second largest and is the most fertile island of the Aeolian and full of water; are grown quality grapes from which we get the "Malvasia delle Lipari," a sweet wine, and capers.
Stromboli, famous for its active volcano. I recommend to visit the village of Ginostra, a haven of peace and tranquility surrounded by nature, with no roads for cars, only small streets and stairs.
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Stromboli
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Stromboli, famous for its active volcano. I recommend to visit the village of Ginostra, a haven of peace and tranquility surrounded by nature, with no roads for cars, only small streets and stairs.
Filicudi, an extinct volcano 773 meters high. The island is small, very quiet with 2 main villages. I recommend you visit the port of "Pecorini", in the afternoon before sunset, fish cooked by local.
Filicudi
Filicudi, an extinct volcano 773 meters high. The island is small, very quiet with 2 main villages. I recommend you visit the port of "Pecorini", in the afternoon before sunset, fish cooked by local.

Drinks & Nightlife

Below the Apartment is "Caffè e Dolcezze" bar, patisserie, cafeteria, where you can enjoy typical Sicilian sweets, ice cream, cakes. One of the most popular bar for breakfast! highly recommended!
Caffè & Dolcezze Pastry Shop
211 Via Re Martino
Below the Apartment is "Caffè e Dolcezze" bar, patisserie, cafeteria, where you can enjoy typical Sicilian sweets, ice cream, cakes. One of the most popular bar for breakfast! highly recommended!

Parks & Nature

From this place we start to explore Mount Etna and to access the ski facilities. A milestone for those who love the mountains.
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Rifugio Sapienza
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From this place we start to explore Mount Etna and to access the ski facilities. A milestone for those who love the mountains.

Arts & Culture

Attending a show at the greek theater of Taormina Roman is an experience that leaves its mark in life. Definitely worth visiting. Check the dates of the shows before you go.
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Teatro Greco Romano
51 Via Teatro Greco
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Attending a show at the greek theater of Taormina Roman is an experience that leaves its mark in life. Definitely worth visiting. Check the dates of the shows before you go.
The Teatro Massimo Bellini is an opera house in Catania it was inaugurated on 31 May 1890. The exterior of the house matches the distinctive Sicilian Baroque style of the late 17th Century.
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Teatro Massimo Bellini
12 Via Giuseppe Perrotta
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The Teatro Massimo Bellini is an opera house in Catania it was inaugurated on 31 May 1890. The exterior of the house matches the distinctive Sicilian Baroque style of the late 17th Century.

Everything Else

The extreme point south of Sicily. From the month of May you can swim. The sea is crystal clear. They are good restaurants, the fish is very tasty and cheap.
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Portopalo di Capo Passero
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The extreme point south of Sicily. From the month of May you can swim. The sea is crystal clear. They are good restaurants, the fish is very tasty and cheap.