Scordia, Catania

Scordia - Catania

Scordia, Catania

Scordia is an ancient village set in agricultural land, woods and nature reserves about 60 km southeast from Palermo and 30 km southwest of Catania. It is renowned for its abundant citrus plantations and apparently the best Sicilian red oranges come from this area. Scordia derives from the Greek word that means «garlic» and this may well refer to ancient times when it was occupied by the Greeks around the 5th century.
A wave of neo-classical and Sicilian Baroque architecture and frescoes can be seen in this town which is situated close to an an inexhaustible range of places to visit.

In less than an hour you can be on Mount Etna or in Syracuse.
Caltagirone with its colourful mosaics is 40 km away.
Explore the less well-known jewels like Palazzolo Acreide and Chiaramonte Gulfi. Pick a sunny day for lunch by the sea in one of our favourite restaurants in Brucoli.

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