Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Area: Siracusa surroundings

Augusta is a splendid port city joined to the hinterland by two artificial bridges, and is one of the most important military and commercial ports in Italy.
It was founded in the early 1200s by Frederick II of Swabia who had considered its geographical location strategic , inside a gulf.
Its history sees the interweaving of a great variety of peoples and cultures. Equipped with two important ports and a salt pan, Augusta lived in wealth for centuries. Today it has become an important tourist centre.

What to eat

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

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 Augusta


Nearby Places

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

Priolo Gargallo

Siracusa surroundings


Siracusa surroundings


Siracusa surroundings


Siracusa surroundings

Interesting Facts

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