Montalbano Elicona - Sicily
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Montalbano Elicona is built on a hill, boasting splendid views. In particular beautiful and very romantic are the sunsets over the Aeolian Islands, so, if possible, try to stay until evening. The lovely castle dominates the old town and was once the summer residence of King Frederick II of Aragon.
Montalbano Elicona is a great destination for a day trip from Taormina, Giardini-Naxos and Letojanni, and comes recommended to all those who want to discover a different Sicily. It is a lovely little town with winding cobblestone streets and alleyways. Montalbano Elicona is included among the 90 most beautiful Medieval villages of Italy, distinguished by artistic, cultural and historical heritage and the harmony of the historic center
Culinary specialties of the town are dark bread and Caciocavallo cheese (try it with walnut-honey......yummy).
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