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Acireale, Aci Castello or Santa Maria LaScala?

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Acireale, Aci Castello or Santa Maria LaScala?

Ciao Vagabonda,

I'm getting married in Catania in 2 weeks! After our morning ceremony, we are looking for something fun to do and considering taking the bus to the coastline. I have heard good things about the whole area, but what is the best choice for a stress-free romantic visit for a few hours?

Thanks,

Jennifer

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1. Re: Acireale, Aci Castello or Santa Maria LaScala?

Tanti Auguri lucretia017!

This is a very personal decision, but have you considered Taormina or Ortigia?

Best Wishes!

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2. Re: Acireale, Aci Castello or Santa Maria LaScala?

Tanti auguri ..."e figli maschi" as we say often in Sicily.

Getting married in Catania, ...what a good idea!

If you have few hour you can go explore Aci Castello's coast.

Do you'll rent a car ? Then take S.S.114 road from Viale Artale Alagona in Catania.

Do you want to go by buses?

Then take Bus AMT n° 534

www.amt.ct.it/pdf-linee/534.pdf

With a one-day ticket AMT of € 2,50 it will takes you to Aci Castello where you could stop and visit the castle. Then you could take with the same ticket the same AMT n° 534 to Acitrezza where it definitely stops. Here's a beautiful and romantic little fisherman's village:

http://www.acitrezzaonline.it/eng/indexe.htm

With the same bus (and the same ticket) you will return to Catania.

Don't forget the camera and tell me when you'll be back.

Ciao e auguri!

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3. Re: Acireale, Aci Castello or Santa Maria LaScala?

Thank you! That sounds perfect. Do either of you know anything about the spa near Acireale? I can't find a website for it.

We have been to Taormina previously and we are going to Ortygia after the wedding. :-)

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4. Re: Acireale, Aci Castello or Santa Maria LaScala?

Take the bus to Aci Castello and Acitrezza – Enjoy!

Yes, the Terme di Acireale!

http://www.terme-acireale.com/

Figli maschi o femmine basta che stiano bene!

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5. Re: Acireale, Aci Castello or Santa Maria LaScala?

I agree! ;-)

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6. Re: Acireale, Aci Castello or Santa Maria LaScala?

Tanti auguri lucretia017 - Congrats and much happiness!

Ciao -

Vagabonda

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