Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Provincia: ME - Area: Taormina surroundings

Castelmola is a small medieval village located on the top of a peak overlooking the Ionian Sea. Its origins date back to the pre-Hellenic period. Mylai was the name of the first settlement dating back to the Iron Age, the work of the Sicilians.
Its name originates from the conformation of the large boulder on which it stands which resembles a "mill".
The historic center of Castelmola it is very suggestive thanks to its perfectly preserved medieval urban layout, made up of picturesque narrow alleys, small squares and ancient churches.

Things to do

Tour, Experience, Tastings,...

What to eat

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

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 Castelmola


Nearby Places

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


Taormina surroundings

Giardini Naxos

Taormina surroundings


Taormina surroundings

Mongiuffi Melia

Taormina surroundings

Interesting Facts

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