Things to see and do - Aci Castello
Aci Castello :
Unmissable tourist site
Aci Castello Travel guide
Aci Castello : Michelin's recommendations
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.
Tourist attractions Aci Castello : Things to see and do
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..
Hotels Aci Castello
Via Lungomare Dei Ciclopi ,115 I - 95026 Acitrezza
With spectacular views over the Baia Dei Ciclopi, the Norman castle of Acicastello and the Faraglioni rocks, the hotel is right on the seafront in the heart of Acitrezza, an ancient fishing village. On the Sicilian coastline, between the seaside t..
Via Litteri 57 I - 95026 Acitrezza
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..
Via Provinciale, 5 I - 95021 Acitrezza
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..