Forza d'Agrò: medieval village and views

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

Forza d'Agrò

Provincia: ME - Area: Taormina surroundings

Forza d'Agrò is a small village that retains a clear medieval layout with its houses leaning against each other in narrow alleys. The village is dominated by a castle of which you can still admire imposing vestiges today.
The village was once called Antico Casale di Agrilla, later modified into Forza d'Agrò which is believed to derive from the contraction of the word "fortezza" (fortress).
The town is known for having been chosen as the set of some highly successful films, such as the award-winning Francis Ford Coppola.

What to eat

Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Forza d'Agrò

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 Forza d'Agrò


Nearby Places

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

Sant'Alessio Siculo

Taormina surroundings


Taormina surroundings

Casalvecchio Siculo

Taormina surroundings

Santa Teresa di Riva

Taormina surroundings

Interesting Facts

Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Forza d'Agrò