Aci Castelloseaside village between Etna and the sea

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

Aci Castello

Area: Catania and Etna

Aci Castello is built around a promontory of lava rock overlooking the sea.
The Norman Castle stands on it, dominating the city.
It is said that Aci Castello and the other Aci draw their origin from Xiphonia, a mysterious Greek city that has disappeared. The main square of the town overlooks the sea and enjoys a suggestive view of the Riviera dei Ciclopi.

What to eat

Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Aci Castello

You can obviously taste all the typical products of Sicilian cuisine, the most well-known ones, such as cannoli, Sicilian cassata, arancini, etc. But there are some specialties typical of this area that are more difficult to find in other areas of Sicily.

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Where to stay

Best Offers of Vacation Rental, hotel, B&B where to sleep in Aci Castello


Nearby Places

Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Aci Castello. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!

Aci Trezza

Catania and Etna


Catania and Etna

Aci Catena

Catania and Etna


Catania and Etna

Interesting Facts

Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Aci Castello