Things to do, attractions, interesting facts
Useful information to fully enjoy your visit to Augusta. Attractions to see, Traditional Festival, events and things to do to have fun, food to taste, which items to buy, which interesting facts to know and where to stay on vacation in Augusta.
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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 see
Attractions to see in Augusta
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!