Aci Castello, Catania

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View the sea from the 11th-century black lava stone castle at Aci Castello. Step inside this Norman fortress, built upon a rocky volcanic outcrop, to visit the City Museum, which houses a collection of archaeological artifacts and minerals. From the small castle's rooftop cactus garden, take in views of the gulf of Catania and neighboring islands. Plan your visit to Aci Castello and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Catania trip builder app .
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  • Norman castle overlooking the coast of Catania! View not to be missed! A mix of history and architecture to see absolutely
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  • By the Norman castle (special mention to the poet who entertains you at the entrance with a cute curtain: YOU'RE GREAT!) you have a beatiful view of the ocean, city, and the faraglioni in Acitrezza. A visit that deserves to be made.
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  • Norman era, were made against the enemy from the sea Castle was made. The view from the Castle climbed the wall of the entrance fee is expensive, but old age directly touched while forget when. In the castle garden was nice.
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  • Very carinopieno children families and teenagers. There are enough good restaurants and pizzerias. Beautiful and suggestive landscapes can do that you can see the whole Bay of Cyclops.
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  • Suitable for relaxation
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  • Built in the 11th century on a cliff overlooking the sea and overlooks the town of Acicastello, some of Byzantine origin. its origin is Still uncertain for another Norman ...
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  • A nice little castle, pleasant restaurants, Castle stairs, which you can go down to a small Cove.
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  • Small but nice ... Beautiful waterfront with the Castle Square
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