Castello di Calatabiano

A corner of paradise on the slopes of Etna

Event, Culture, Break and literature, Conference


The Calatabiano Costle is a very important monumental archeological site because has preserved for centuries the historical and cultural memory of Eastern Sicily and Mediterranean Sea.

On a hill of 220 meters high is located this ancient Bizantine fortress ond Arab-norman castle boosting 2,300 years of history, reached through a panoramic lift or a Fascinating nature - monumental path.

From Calatabiano Castle, which dominates the namesoke city, it overlooks the Alcantara river mouth and a unique panorama with breathtaking view of Taormina from one side and on the other of mount Etna.

Musical and theatrical events, bars ond refreshments will guarantee an unforgettable experience.
In this location you can discover the history of ancient cultures ond enjoy creative experiences.



The Calatabiano Castle offers a variety of services to make your stay on structure / site pleasant.

Coffee shop

Bar cafeteria, snack


Sale of gadgets, handicrafts and books


On-site parking

Visit the Castel


  • Full price € 5.00
  • Reduced € 3.00
  • Family package from € 16.00
  • Lift € 2.00

Reduce Ticket: Visitors aged between 7 and 18 and over 65 years old.

Free Ticket: Visitors aged between 0 and 6.


Summer hours

Wednesday to Sunday: 10.00-13.00/16.00-21.00 (from the 2ND week of june to the 2ND week of september)

Winter hours

Wednesday to Sunday: 9.30-13.30 (from the 2ND week of september to the 1ST week of june)

Information and Contants

For information please send an email to our email address or write us through the form on this; Alternatively you can call us.

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Click on the city from which to calculate the route!