San Marco D'Alunzio

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

San Marco D'Alunzio

Area: Messina surroundings

San Marco d'Alunzio is a picturesque village set on the top of Mount Castro, from which it dominates the entire coast that extends from Capo d'Orlando to Cefalù.
Its origins date back to the 4th century BC. It took the name of Alontion during the Greek domination, of Haluntium with the Romans, of Demenna with the Byzantines, of San Marco with the Normans, and only in 1867 did it assume the current name of San Marco d'Alunzio.
. The village is characterized by narrow medieval alleys dominated by its castle, by the picturesque red marble bell towers and houses works, frescoes and evidence of a glorious and flourishing past.

What to eat

Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in San Marco D'Alunzio

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 San Marco D'Alunzio


Nearby Places

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


Messina surroundings

Capri Leone

Messina surroundings

Militello Rosmarino

Messina surroundings


Messina surroundings

Interesting Facts

Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about San Marco D'Alunzio