Things To Do

Things To Do

Want to discover the beauty of the surrounding area?

For those who love nature and sightseeing, you must go to Mount Etna or the beautiful Timpa di Acireale.

For sport fans, check out the ski-run in Viagrande, go-kart at St. Mary of the Sick, the ice rink in Nicolosi, and more.

If you are interested in leisure and cultural activities Catania and its center is the place for you. There is a great choice of cinemas, theaters, concerts and discos.

If you like shopping, there are many nearby shopping centers located in the hinterland of Catania.

For those who love good food, lots of restaurants with delicious dishes of fish to discover the tastes of Sicily.

For travelers that want to visit the major tourist attractions, you can choose from the charming Acitrezza which is just a stone’s throw away, the famous Taormina which is just 45 minutes drive on the highway, or the archaeological Syracuse.

EXCURSIONS

SPORTS

FUN AND RELAX

SHOPPING

RESTAURANTS

TURISTIC PALCES

Mt.Etna: The different kind of routes on Mt. Etna are organized by professional guides and they will give you the chance to reach unbelievable high peaks by cable car or jeep. The high altitude and its unique view will guarantee excitement and fun.
Distance: 15 km from Acireale to Nicolosi (Etna village)
Link: http://www.escursionietna.com/etna/etna.php
Link: http://funiviaetna.com/

Timpa di Acireale: unique downhill path set in the heart of a thriving and intact vegetation
Distance: few minutes drive from Acireale
Link: http://www.latimpa.net

Other Sicily day excursions. Clic here

Go Kart: in Santa Maria degli Ammalati (just 3 km from Acireale, the SS 114), Santa Venera’s Go-kart track (1200 m wide 10 m long) offers security and the opportunity to experience the thrill of a Go-Kart race
Link: http://www.pistasantavenera.eu/cirtuito-dell-etna-acireale.html

Ski and tubing: for those who wish to learn to ski in comfort, Monte Serra Viagrande park, just 10 km north of Acireale, provides a ski slope in synthetic turf.
Link: http://www.casadellefarfallemonteserra.it/il-parco-monte-serra/

Ice Skating: The Ice Palace in Catania (La Playa area 30 minutes from Acireale) and “The Pines” track Nicolosi (about 30 min. Acireale), are great if you want to spend a fun evening skating
Link: http://www.etnasci.it/

Acireale’s Carnival: Every February/March, Acireale organizes the most beautiful Carnival in Sicily. Don’t miss the masked performances, the Allegorical floats & Majorettes parade, and the folk music concerts. The charming old town of Acireale is only few minutes drive from the Hotel (3 km).
And in summer, the carnival continues!
Link: https://www.carnevaleacireale.it/

Catania: if you are interested in leisure and cultural activities Catania and its center is the place for you. There is a great choice of cinemas, theaters, concerts and discos. And for dining there are plenty of restaurants pizzerias, pubs, wine bars and some places even serve croissants at night!
Distance: within 15 km from Acireale, reach the SS 114
Link: http://www.vivicatania.net

Just few minutes away, Il Ciclope mall has everything for every need, and is open daily from 9.00 h to 21.00

In San Giovanni La Punta, the two malls Le Zagare and I Portali offer a huge range of commercial and recreational activities suitable for all ages.
Distance: just 10 km from Acireale
Link: http://www.iportaliweb.it/

There is a great choice of restaurants nearby the hotel, where you can enjoy delicious lunches and dinners.

File: Restaurants and Pizzeria

Pizza Delivery: you can order any kind of pizza you want directly through the hotel reception.

Mc Donald’s is only a few minutes drive from the Hotel. It is situated in the commercial area north of Acireale, close to highway A18 (Catania-Messina) of Acireale, and it is considered a meeting place for everyone!

Taormina’s historic center and the nearby beaches of Letojanni, Isola Bella and Giardini Naxos are fantastic places to see.
Distance: Acireale highway A18 Catania-Messina, about 35 minutes by car
Link: http://www.taormina-sicily.it/

The small town of Aci Trezza, located in the charming Riviera of the Cyclops, between the stacks, the island Lachea and the Malavoglia’s House.
Distance: few minutes drive from Acireale by taking the SS 114 highway
Link: http://www.acitrezza.com/

Syracuse and the island of Ortigia are great places if you want to discover the fascinating ancient stories and mythologies.
Distance: 90 minutes from Acireale
Link: http://www.culturasicilia.it/