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have been a frequent visitor to Sicily for many a year now and I only recently discovered this little gem. it is situated in an idyllic town and stands on a jutting rock. very well kept. one word of warning plenty of stairs to climb...More
This castle was great to visit .. we were staying 3 minutes away ! Once up the steps there was a whole lot more castle to see. It was the backdrop to many weddings whilst we were in Aci Costello. It was also great to...More
Steps lead you to the past in this beautiful castle that the town of Aci Castello developed around the castle, which was built in 1076 by the Normans upon the foundations of a 7th-century Byzantine fortification.
From the outside it seems as if the castle...More
The castle is well worth a visit if you are in the area. Group of 5 of us got in for 7euro as we had two under 6’s.
Great little place to explore, views once up on the castle were breathtaking!
Not for those with...More
Easy to get to by taking the regular bus from Catania, Aci Castello is a small, charming village. Rent a pedal boat and explore the beautiful cliffs, walk around the small harbor and the little square. Well worth a trip over the day for a...More
The castle stands on a dramatic promontory but after the effort to climb the stairs and, in the drizzle, slippery ramp we found the interior lacking detail and leaving the views to be the stars.
The castle is well preserved and needs the historical back...More
We visited this by car with Sicilian friends from Catania. The location is superb, right on the seafront. There is a well-kept museum in the Castle with artefacts dating back to the Neolithic period. On the day that we arrived there was a wedding party...More
Aci Castello (along with Aci Trezza, next to) is beautiful. The air is clear and the atmosphere so relaxing. It is easy to travel to by bus from Catania and it is possible to walk to Aci Trezza (mainly along the coast). The castle is...More
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Hello! There are several regular buses, but unfortunately they do not go very often and all transport does not work on Sundays. You could find some information in the internet before trip, for example here... More
Hello! There are several regular buses, but unfortunately they do not go very often and all transport does not work on Sundays. You could find some information in the internet before trip, for example here - aziendasicilianatrasporti
Also you could rent the bike/scooter or car. It is really comfortable, especially if you would like stay in Catania or somewhere close during several days. We rent the scooter and visited Aci Castello, Ethna, Viagrande, Cyclops coast...