Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Provincia: CT - Area: Catania and Etna

Paternò is located on the southern slope of Etna, in the Simeto valley.
The city is a crossroads of culture, art and history. Its origins date back to the time before the Greeks, its ancient name was Ibla Mayor and its territory preserves numerous archaeological remains.
The symbol of the town is its Norman castle located on the "historic hill" together with the other main monuments of the city.

What to eat

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

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 Paternò


Nearby Places

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

Santa Maria di Licodia

Catania and Etna


Catania and Etna


Catania and Etna


Catania and Etna