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Italy, Sicily, Adrano, Castello Normanno, Castle.
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According to legend, Adrano was founded by the tyrant Dionysius I and is one of the oldest towns of the Etna region. It has retained sections of the ancient Cyclopean ramparts, built with big, square blocks of lava rock. Its castle was built during the Norman period but remodelled by the Swabians and houses three museums (including an interesting regional archaeology museum). It also boasts a modern experimental solar power station.

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Tourist attractions Adrano : Things to see and do

  • Church of the monastery of Saint Lucy

    Via Roma I - 95031 Adrano

    One of the imposing buildings standing opposite the charming gardens of the communal villa is a church decorated with a two-colour façade from the 18C by Stefano Ittar.

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  • Castle

    Piazza Umberto I - 95031 Adrano

    Built in Norman times but modified under the Swabians, this castle houses an ethno-anthropological museum (local crafts), the regional archaeological museum, tracing the region's history from the Neolithic to the Byzantine periods (admire the banchet..

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  • An Italian, French and German consortium within the context of an EEC research project established this station. It was operational between 1981 and 1987 and is now used for experimenting with electricity production via solar panels as part of projec..

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