Sicily: Milazzo…

This memorable Sicilian town went down in history as the place of a famous battle, during which Garibaldi and his army restored Sicilian independence from the Bourbon troops (July 1860). Today Milazzo is a strategic gateway to the Aeolian Islands, and thanks to its magnificent and colourful coastline, it is also a popular seaside destination. The westerly beach, “’Ngonia del Tono”, near the former tuna fishing place, is a true paradise on Earth, with the shifting colours of the sea and the old fishermen’s houses. A few minutes’ drive away, further along the road on the eastern side of the headland, we reach Capo Milazzo. From here you can enjoy a wide stretch of coast characterized by steep cliffs, whose peculiarity is the presence of natural pools among the rocks, populated by original flora and fauna. I recommend, during your trip, a bath in Baia Paradiso. The old town of Milazzo is a small village, now transformed into a lively place where you can spend pleasant evenings in many typical restaurants and bars. Milazzo, however, is not just sea and beaches: in fact, it boasts a number of artistic treasures, including the impressive Castle of Arab-Norman origin, the old town, the Byzantine church of Saint Catherine of Alexandria, the sanctuary of Saint Anthony of Padua, the beautiful sanctuary of Saint Francis of Paola, and many more attractions, that I hope you’ll have the pleasure of discovering in person, sharing your emotions with other readers of this website. Oh, I almost forgot: you just have to take a walk on the romantic Garibaldi promenade!



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