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Aci Castello is a large market town on the east coast of Sicily, known as the ""Riviera dei Limoni"", as a result of its lemon trees, or the Cyclops Riviera, thanks to a local legend. Acis, son of Pan, was a shepherd who was loved by the beautiful Galatea. Unfortunately, the young girl was also coveted by the Cyclops monster, Polyphemus. The jealous monster killed the shepherd, whose body then divided into nine parts, which gave birth to the nine villages that bear the name of Aci in Sicily.

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Tourist attractions Aci Castello : Things to see and do

  • Castle (Castello) Interesting

    Piazza Castello I - 95021 Aci Castello

    The Norman fortress built of black volcanic rock flouts the sea from its rocky outcrop. Saturnia fort has stood here since the Roman era having being destroyed several times - King Tancred deciding to rebuild it in 1189. Under the Bourbons, it was re..

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Hotels Aci Castello

  • Malavoglia Inn Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Via Provinciale, 5 I - 95021 Acitrezza

    Prix Prices from : 50 €

    Right in the heart of the charming and picturesque town of Acitrezza, just 40 metres from the sea, the hotel offers good facilities and comfortable accommodation at great rates. The hotel is just a very short walk from the water and the town’s fa..

  • Grand Hotel Baia Verde Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Via A. Musco 8 / 10 I - 95021 Catania

    Prix Prices from : 109 €

    The 4-star Grand Hotel Baia Verde is set on volcanic rocks overlooking a natural bay, on the road between Acicastello and Catania. It offers an outdoor pool and a free gym. The modern spa is complete with Thalassotherapy facilities. Baia Verde is su..

  • Hotel Eden Riviera Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Via Litteri 57 I - 95026 Acitrezza

    Prix Prices from : 45 €

    Set in its own flowery garden, Hotel Eden Riviera has Mount Etna in the backdrop and overlooks the marine reserve of the Ciclopi Islands and the historic centre of Acitrezza, 1 km away. Parking and Wi-Fi are free, and pets are welcome. Hotel Eden is..

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Restaurants Aci Castello

  • Il Timo Gourmet Very comfortable restaurant 

    via Antonello da Messina 45 I - 95020 Cannizzaro

    The menu at this bright, spacious restaurant with large picture windows is typical of a major hotel chain, although it also includes Sicilian specialities, risottos and unexpected foie gras. At lunchtime, the Quick & Light menu offers simple, reasona..

  • Il Gattopardo Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    via Vampolieri 49 I - 95021 Aci Castello

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