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Calatabiano (CT)

Calatabiano Castle (CT)
Summer hours: Every day from 9.00 a.m. to 24.00 p.m.
All-day opening (Last entry is 30 minutes before closing).
For further information: Telephone number . +39 095 640450 -Mobile. +39 340 3884808 - info@castellodicalatabiano.it



Francavilla di Sicilia (ME)

The Monastery of the Friars Minor Capuchin
The Monastery of the Frairs Minor Capuchin was built in 1570 in Francavilla di Sicilia. Within the Monastery it is possible to visit the Ruffo Family's Chapel, the sacristies, the Church and its objects of art, the museum on Franciscan testimonies. Nowadays, where the ancient refectory was situated, there is a small Ethno-Anthropological museum. On the outside, in the courtyard there is a herbarium of local medicinal herbs, whose development has been strongly supported by Alcantara river Park. The Monastery is open for not-planned tourist visits from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 3.30 p.m. to sunset.
Planned visits are from 8.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
For information and bookings: Ph. +39 0942 981017 or +39 338 9418324

Antiquarium (temporarily closed to the public)

Cagnone Palace

Opening hours of the Cagnone Palace and the Antiquarium:
10.00 am/1.00 pm
5.30 pm/8.30 pm
Free entrance
To visit the archaeological area we suggest you to book by calling the number +39 0942 981226



Giardini Naxos (ME)

Archaeological Area Giardini Naxos (ME)
Via Lungomare Schisò
Ph. +39 0942 51001

Opening time: every day from 09.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Full price ticket: € 2,00
Reduced price ticket: € 1,00
Combined ticket

Natural History Museum
The Natural History City Museum was established in Giardini Naxos in 2001. It extends on a large surface for 340 square meters. In the Museum there are finds coming from all over the world, such as mineralogical, paleontological and malacological collections, with a beautiful collection of ambers and one of marine organisms from the sea bottom of the Strait of Messina. Furthermore, there is a section dedicated to the ecosystems of the river Alcantara, one of the most important Parks in the island.
www.museostorianaturalenaxos.it


Randazzo (CT)

Museums are open from Tuesday to Sunday:
Summer hours: from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 3.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.
Winter hours : from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 3.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
  • Archaeological Museum "Paolo Vagliasindi"
    Catle-Prison : Ph. +39 095 7990064.
    Prices: standard ticket € 2,60 - €4,00 to visit two museums (The Natural History Museum).
  • The Natural History Museum
    It is located by the Istituto S. Giovanna Antida Via Umberto
    Prices: standard ticket € 2,60 - €4,00 to visit two museums (Museo Archeologico).
    Ph. +39 095 7991214
  • Sicilian puppets Museum.
    Castle-Prison: Ph. +39 095 7991214

The Archaeological Museum and the Sicilian puppets Museum are considered as one Museum.

Prices:
For groups consisting of 15 people at least: €2,00 per person to visit one museum, €3,00 per person to visit both museums.
Senior people groups: €2,00 per person to visit one museum, €2,60 per person to visit both museums.

For any further information and to book a guided tour you can contact the Visitor center "Parchi dei Parchi" Via Agonia, sn - Ph. +39 0957 991611


Taormina (ME)

Greek-Roman Theatre  (ME)
Via del Teatro Greco, 40
Ph. +39 0942 23220 - 0942 24291

Opening time: every day from 09.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Full price ticket: Euro 8,00
Reduced price ticket: Euro 4,00
Combined ticket

Regional Naturalistic Museum of Isolabella e Villa Caronia
Via Pirandello, 107 - Taormina (ME)
Ph. +39 0942 628738
Opening time: every day from 09.00 to one hour before sunset.
Full price ticket: Euro 4,00
Reduced price ticket: Euro 2,00
Combined ticket
Please note: due to safety reasons only groups consisting of a maximum of 15 visitors are allowed in the museum.


Verzella - Castiglione di Sicilia

Museo Valle Alcantara - Ethnographical Exhibition
via Pietramarina,66 (by the headquarters Il Convivio)
Ph. +39 0942 986036 mobile ph. +39 333 1794694
(eight rooms with more than 4,000 finds)
Opening hours:
from Monday to Friday: 9.30 am to noon / 3.30 pm to 7.30 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9.30 to 12.30 pm / 3.30 pm to 10.00 pm

Castiglione di Sicilia, Saint Kyriake Church (the Cuba)
 
Francavilla di Sicilia, Capuchin Friars Monastery, Museum of the rural culture
 
Byzantine Cuba, with Castiglione di Sicilia in the background
 
Taormina, the Greek-Roman Theater