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I Faraglioni Di Acitrezza

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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I came here not knowing of it on a tour bus from Catania. What a super surprise. Lovely promenade... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wigan, United Kingdom
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Beautiful place

Great views , beautiful walk along the seafront, is extremely romantic in the evening , nice bars... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Kelly C
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Lungomare Di Acitrezza, Catania, Acitrezza, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
+39 335 779 0671
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Visiting here was one of the nicest parts of my trip to Catania. I took the 534 city bus to Aci Castello and then walked to Acitrezza. The view is just stunning. After the craziness of the city, it was wonderful to just sit peacefully...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I came here not knowing of it on a tour bus from Catania. What a super surprise. Lovely promenade and to see the Cyclops rocks was an unexpected treat. The rocks make for great pictures.

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Great views , beautiful walk along the seafront, is extremely romantic in the evening , nice bars and restaurants around , and the stone beach is impeccable

1  Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Homer has a curious story about the manner in which they became detached, towards the end of the ninth book of the Odyssey. When Odysseus visited Sicily it was inhabited by the Cyclopes, said to have had only one eye, on the forehead. Odysseus encounters...More

2  Thank papuzza
Reviewed 12 June 2018

As we could not access the castle our tour guide arranged extra time to enjoy a stroll here, enjoy the scenery and the fishing boats and marvel at the lava rock formations. Great for photographs or background for a selfie. We even had the pleasure...More

1  Thank Dan L
Reviewed 27 May 2018

This is an amazing, unmissable spot in the area. Lovely spots where to have an aperitivo and amazing restaurants all around. A must go place!

1  Thank SamRomeLondon
Reviewed 14 May 2018

lovely stroll along the shoreline, the lungomare and see the fishing boats with the background of the Faraglioni. Better still to take a local small boat and have a 20 minute round going round these small islands and finding time to actually go on one...More

1  Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We've stayed for one week in Catania and went for short trips, as we were with our 2 years old son and couldn't make long trips. One of the trip was to Acitrezza, 30-40 minutes away on the coast of Catania, with the bus from...More

2  Thank Dandraaa
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We where on our way to Taormina and we stopped for a beer in Aci castello and it’s a lovely fishing village with restaurants coffee shops famous kiosks that sells drinks and some snacks with a picturesque views of species of large rocks and a...More

Thank Lawrence C
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Nice experience to view the fariglioni. Weather was beautiful and we could experience the beauty of the place.

Thank Tonio C
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We visited the Faraglioni on Sunday afternoon. Although the village is picturesque and the Faraglioni themselves quite the sight, I would recommend visiting the promenade during the week, since the Catanese populate the whole area and it becomes quite busy and noisy

Thank Brendan C
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Response from BrianInStrasbourg | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus running from Catania to Aci Trezza via Aci Castello around once per hour. I stayed in a hotel beteen Catania and Aci Trezza and often caught it. Look at the website of the Catania bus company. Unfortunately... More