Castiglione di Sicilia

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Castiglione di Sicilia (Sicilian: Castigghiuni di Sicilia) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Catania in Sicily.


Castiglione di Sicilia lies about 160 kilometres (99 mi) east of Palermo and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Catania. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,574 and an area of 120.5 square kilometres (46.5 sq mi). It borders the following municipalities: Adrano, Belpasso, Biancavilla, Bronte, Calatabiano, Francavilla di Sicilia, Gaggi, Graniti, Linguaglossa, Maletto, Malvagna, Mojo Alcantara, Motta Camastra, Nicolosi, Piedimonte Etneo, Randazzo, Roccella Valdemone, Sant'Alfio, Taormina, Zafferana Etnea. The municipality of Castiglione di Sicilia contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Gravà, Mitogio, Passopisciaro, Rovittello, Solicchiata, Verzella and Castrorai.Wikipedia

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Castello Castiglione di Sicilia
  • U Cannizzu is dislocated right in one of the most beautiful sites in the country, crowned by the underlying caves and the village behind it.
  • Castelluccio
  • Santa Domenica: near Castiglione is located Santa Domenica, perhaps the most important Byzantine Cuba in Sicily, a national monument since 1909.
  • Church of San Nicola
  • Church of Saints Peter and Paul
  • Church of St. Anthony
  • Church of San Marco
  • Church of St. Joseph and funeraria crypt
  • Carmine Church
  • Watch Tower and Church of San Vincenzo
  • Ruggero di Lauria castle

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