Things to do, attractions, interesting facts
Area: Siracusa surroundings
It was built following the terrible earthquake that struck the Val di Noto in 1693 which destroyed the ancient Avola which stood upstream, on the hills of the Iblei. < br> Avola is the city of the almond: the famous variety of the almond pizzuta of Avola is a slow food presidium and is particularly appreciated and used in pastry.
Avola is known and appreciated for the fine wine produced in these areas, the Nero d'Avola.
Avola has an endless beach of very fine sand and a blue and crystalline sea.
Things to do
Tour, Experience, Tastings,...
Experience the natural beauty of the Cavagrande del Cassibile Reserve on a guided hiking tour. Explore the trails, and enjoy the uncontaminated nature of the Iblee valleys.
Traditional Festivals, Events, Live Show,... Avola
What to eat
Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Avola
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.
Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Avola
Where to stay
Best Offers of Vacation Rental, hotel, B&B where to sleep in Avola
Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Avola. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!