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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. 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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  • Picturesque medieval castle jutting out into the sea. Beautiful shoreline. For us nature lovers, this was the best attraction in Catania! [NOTE: Mount Etna (one of the highlights of our visit to Sicil...  more »
  • Very beautiful landscape dominated by the Castle. Good location. and beautiful the view from that position the faraglioni. Nice to walk around and maybe stop at one of the restaurants on the Boardwalk. We recommend a visit to anyone ...
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  • symposia between the beauty of nature ... and man's work ... whimsical ... Please also visit the Interior ... It's worth it
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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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