Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Area: Messina surroundings

Castroreale is a medieval village that stands on the Torace hill, between the north-western Peloritani mountains.
Its origins are lost in legend, its history begins with the Arabs: the town of Castro developed around a fortress at slopes of Cozzo di Sughero and obtained the title of royal city from Frederick II of Aragon in the fourteenth century.
Castroreale still retains its medieval imprint with narrow and steep streets and alleys, paved with a characteristic stone pavement, which they open onto belvedere-squares from which splendid panoramas can be enjoyed, and preserve artistic and architectural treasures of considerable value.

What to eat

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

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.

Where to stay

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


Nearby Places

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

Rodì Milici

Messina surroundings

Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto

Messina surroundings

Terme Vigliatore

Messina surroundings

Santa Lucia Del Mela

Messina surroundings