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Aci Castello, Catania
(4.4/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
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. A visit to Aci Castello represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Catania trip builder to plot your vacation.
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  • It is easier to get to neither to get out. Really there are no timetables at the bus stop so you do not understand what direction to take. Another thing that buses go by different street and nobody to...  more »
  • one of the most poetic moments of our week in Sicily. The attendant at the entrance to the Castle, David it seems to me that you call it, is a unique person. An actor born who regaled us 15 minutes before beginning the visit with a representation of the history, life and love in the Castle and out.
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  • I find this area is a little overestimated by the locals so I'll not give 5 stars. However, it's worth a visit if you have some 1 -3 spare hours and fancy a walk by the sea. 
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  • Municipal officer from June 2009 to December 2011, Member and advise regional councillorship for work (for free) until the end of June 2014 mandate. Re-elected Councillor in 2014, still in Office. Joint Aci castello.
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  • A day on the beach waiting for the frecce tricolori here at Ghenea Beach Club in Aci Trezza
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