Shore Excursion To Catania And Cyclops Coast Excursion Leaving From Messina
A lovely journey into the local culture and history, Catania and Cyclops excursion.
The charming destination for today is Catania, the second largest city in Sicily, built after the earthquake of 1693 in a well-designed Baroque style.
You will also find out Acicastello and Acitrezza, recognized as the Cyclops coast, a place full of myths and legends. On arrival in Catania we will visit the Piazza del Duomo in the middle of town. In the center stands the "Fontana dell'Elefante", the symbol of Catania. The cathedral is committed to St. Agatha, the patron saint of the city. The local fish market is not too far away with its many colours and smells.
This walking tour takes you to âPalazzo Biscari,â the most excellent public building in the city and University square. Via Etnea, which is the best street for shops and boutiques, takes you to Piazza Duomo, Piazza dellâUniversità and Piazza Stesicoro before stopping at the Villa Bellini, Catania's lovely public gardens.
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We will then drive you just a few kilometers away from Catania to the Cyclops coast. A small seaside town, Acicastello is situated on a stretch of coastline dotted with lemon trees, so that, it is called the "Riveria dei Limoni". The Cyclops coast is also known for its agave plants and palm trees. The Norman castle, built from black lava, stands tall on a rocky spur surrounded by the sea, a remarkable landmark even from the road.
A small fishing town, Acitrezza is dominated on the seaward side by the rocks of the Cyclops, treacherous pointed masses of black lava rising up from the crystal clear waters.
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