An elegant baroque coastal town perched high on a hill with breath-taking views over the Ionian sea
An elegant Baroque town with stunning architecture, located just a few kms from Catania and nestled between the lemon grove covered hills at the foot of Mount Etna and the Ionian sea.
At the heart of the town is the delightful Piazza del Duomo, with a buzzing feel inspired by stunning architecture. People head here as it's the place to be for shops and gelaterie. The Villa Belvedere is a lovely park which offers superb panoramic sea views, however the beaches here are rocky and therefore does not attract as many visitors as the sandy beaches of nearby Taormina.
Acireale is noted for is art and paintings as it is home to the oldest art acedemy in Sicily, Without doubt thought. the main attraction is its carnival which takes place the 2 weeks before lent. Revellers in costumes, concerts, floats and a great party atmosphere ensures it is reknowned for being one of the best carnivals in all of Sicily.
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