It stands at the foot of Etna on a terrace of lava origin overlooking the Ionian Sea.

Its old town is a jewel of Baroque architecture: the facades of the churches as well as the balconies of the noble palaces are exuberantly decorated with shelves, monsters, cornucopia.

Famous for its Carnival, considered the most beautiful in Sicily and one of the best in all of Italy, Acireale actually has much more to offer. This village in the province of Catania, at the foot of Etna, revolves around the beautiful baroque old town, partly rebuilt after the destruction by the earthquake of 1963.

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