Aci Castello, Catania

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#3 of 17 in Historic Sites in Catania
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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  • Its a really small town, the castle is really cool though. The castle looks like it was carved from the rock. The view from of Aci Trezza is pretty awesome.  more »
  • The country is small and the Castle, overlooking the sea, is a cultural attraction that deserves to be visited. Within the walls there is a lovely Botanical Garden, and a museum with objects from the past and local history. In an hour you can visit safely.
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  • people lovely, with great atmosphere, around beautiful beaches, very cheap in any restaurant, eats the beautiful coast
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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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  • Beautiful seaside resorts. Recommend a visit to the Castle
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  • Site piccolino, with fantastic views, an interesting story, one low price (€ 3), an exhibition of minerals and a rich botanical garden. Often used for ceremonies and weddings.
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