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Catania: Cyclops Riviera Guided Tour

Product ID: 375221
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Immerse yourself in the world of mythology on a guided tour of the Cyclops Riviera. Learn about the legends of the land, see native flora and flora, and visit Aci Castello, Aci Trezza fishing village, and Island of the Cyclops Marine Protected Area.
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Duration: 4.5 hours
Starting times 8:30 AM, 3:30 PM
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, French, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the myths and legends that surround the Cyclops Riviera
  • Marvel at the impressive Norman fortress in Aci Castello
  • Mingle with the local fishermen in the historical village of Aci Trezza
  • Listen to your guide's stories about the mystical Island of the Cyclops
  • Explore the city of Acireale and see its beautiful Baroque churches
Full description
Meet your guide then head off on your sightseeing adventure along the Cyclops Riviera. The first stop of the tour is to Aci Castello, a charming seaside village that stands alongside a long stretch of lemon trees. Admire the village’s impressive lava stone castle which served as a Norman fortress overlooking the sea.

Continue the tour north-east towards Aci Trezza, a traditional fishing village with a long maritime history. Marvel at the impressive rock formations that rise from the surrounding sea, and mingle with the locals and holidaymakers soaking up the sunshine.

The next stop of the tour is the Marina Protected Area where you can find the Island of the Cyclops. Listen to your guide share fascinating stories about the legends and myths that surround this mysterious island. End the tour with a visit to Acireale, a coastal city and commune with beautiful Baroque churches.
Includes
  • Transportation from the meeting point in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Multilingual tour guide
  • Appetizer

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Etna and Sea Excursion

Product ID: 375221