Castell’Umberto

Province of Messina

Castell’ Umberto is located in the province of Messina and it is rich in history and ancient traditions.

The first information relating to the ancient village of Castell’ Umberto are dating back to 1590. Later in 1673, the feudal town was acquired by Giuseppe Gaudioso. The current old town centre was found in 1865 and includes impressive  monuments such as the Mother Church built with three naves, has a wonderful facade made by local sandstone; the Church of Santa Croce rises in the oldest part of the downtown centre and includes a beautiful marble statue representing the Madonna; the Castle was built by Byzantine to protect their colonies; the Church of Santa Barbara, erected in 1472, includes three precious altars dedicated to Santa Barbara, San Gaetano and Santa Lucia.

People live here:

3.161

Attractions:

Nebrodi Art Fest, Art, music and theatre festival 

How to get there:

By Car:

From Messina

Get on A20 Messina- Palermo, exit Rocca di Caprileone

or

Get on A20 Messina-Palermo, exit Brolo. Take SS 116 Randazzo-Capo d’Orlando

Accommodations:

Hotel Il Canguro 2* 

Strada Statale 116, 98069 Sinagra

Ph.0039 0941 438091 Mobile: 0039 3356570284, 0039 3485413189

Hotel Al Castello

http://hotel-alcastello.it/ 

Santacroce apartments

Via Santa Croce, 49 , 98070

Mobile:  0039 320 6181439  Fax:0039 0941 912825

Azienda Agricola Don Cesarino 

http://www.doncesarino.com/ 

Restaurants:

Ristorante Bellavista

Contrada Cammara Superiore

Ph. 0039 0941 487174

Trattoria “La Baracca”

C.da Limari Cimose

Ph. 0039 0941 438395

Trattoria da Ciccino

C.da Carnevale

Ph. 0039 0941 438871, Mobile: 0039 339 8688266

 

Beaches:

Brolo

Capo D’Orlando

Gioiosa Marea

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