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In a corner of the most beautiful coastline of Catania, four platforms hovers above the rocks offering an elegant relax corner.
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Piazza Castello, 95021, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed July 7, 2019

This is sitting in such a picturesque spot.Didnt get time to go inside as on bus tour and was a very Hot day.beautiful surrounds.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

This Norman castle is in quite good shape with a lovely garden on the top and good views of the town and coastline. The town itself has a lovely waterfront with a nice bar/cafe for a drink and a bite. Worth a stop on you...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful view from the top on the sea and on Aci Castello. Nice little garden at the castle. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

Castle was not crowded and was great to explore with kids. Stairs led to the sea...watched small crabs and jumped the rocks. This is where lava poured into the sea and created cool rock structures (macro and micro). Had a bite in the square, kids...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

Nearest Catania City, there Is the wonderful Town of Acicastello. The most important attraction Is the Castle, of century XI, by byzantine time. Bizantino century XI

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

Like a previous attraction I visited I came here by tour bus. So glad as the castle on all the lava looks stunning. Regret not time to go inside but so glad I have seen it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from roberto r | Reviewed this property |
mi spiace, non utilizzo mezzi pubblici ma noleggio auto appena arrivo in aeroporto a Catania, comunque lì c'e ufficio informazioni per autobus per raggiungere Aci Trezza e altri luoghi.
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Response from Tanuchens | Reviewed this property |
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
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