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Nice Coastal Stroll

As we could not access the castle our tour guide arranged extra time to enjoy a stroll here, enjoy... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Dan L
Bunbury, Australia
Amazing place!

This is an amazing, unmissable spot in the area. Lovely spots where to have an aperitivo and... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
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Lungomare Di Acitrezza, Catania, Acitrezza, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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!

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

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

1  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
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I've been there Yesterday. They are very nice to be seen. And very interesting: the White part is the original sea rock, which has been pushed up by eruptions. Pass there and spend half an hour!

Thank gino_ser
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

These may just be ancient lava stacks but you'll be struck by their natural beauty. Apparently they were formed by ancient lava flows that were then covered and later eroded and exposed. For the brave hearted you can clamber on these rocks, swim to the...More

Thank Christopher_Heaney
Reviewed 7 February 2017

A great place to visit for an hour and then eat at one of the great seafood restaurants along the shore

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Response from Brian A | 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