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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

  • Marina Palace Hotel & Congress Hall

    Via Provinciale 1 I - 95026 Acitrezza

    At the entrance of Acitrezza, near Catania, Marina Palace Hotel & Congress Hall is 50 metres from the sea. It offers a panoramic terrace with beautiful views and free Wi-Fi. The sun terrace of the Marina Palace offers views of the Faraglioni rocks a..

  • Sheraton Catania Hotel

    Via Antonello Da Messina, 45 I - 95121 Catania

    With panoramic views of Mount Etna and the Ionian Sea, this Sheraton Hotel has direct access to the sea. It offers a swimming pool, a modern spa, and spacious rooms with a modern design. Free Wi-Fi is available. All air-conditioned, the rooms featur..

  • 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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