Posts Tagged ‘Catania’

Choosing a restaurant in Sicily » Ionian Coast

ACI CASTELLO Alioto Via Mollica 24-26, 95021 Tel 095-494 444 This seaside village restaurant offers a wide selection of fresh fish and shellfish. Main courses include risotto alla pescatora (rice with fish and seafood); linguine al cartoccio (pasta and seafood steamed inside paper wrapping); and pasta with lobster. End your meal with a delicious strawberry cake or cassata. Closed Tue; 2 weeks Aug. ACIREALE A’Cumarca The main attraction here is the terrace with its view of Etna, the mountains and the sea. The food is traditional and responsibly priced, with antipasti, caponata (aubergine stew), pizza and light snacks being the [...]

Sicily from inside » Ionian Coast

The Etna snow covered crater

Sicily Ionian Coast, with its three main centres ā€“ Messina, Catania and Taormina ā€“ can be considered the most developed Sicilian area not only from a tourist point of view. Indeed, Messina and above all Catania are important trade and business centres bearing economic developments standing out from the rest of the Island. This area hosts important tourist destinations that cannot be missed while visiting Sicily: Mt. Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe, the renowned town of Taormina and all wonderful places in the surroundings attract a lot of visitors every year. Fascinating views, buildings made of lava stone, [...]