Graniti is a small charming village rich in history and traditions.
The village of Graniti has ancient origins dating back to the Saracen domination. The feudal town prospered in the Middle Age under the jurisdiction of the important aristocratic family Magiavacca. Later in 1370, the village was acquired by Count Enrico il Rosso di Aidone.
The village includes some charming holy places such as the Church of San Basilio, built in the 17th century; the Church of San Sebastiano, built in 1933 on the ruins of an ancient church; the Church of San Giuseppe, erected in the 20th century.
Furthermore the village has an interesting Museum dedicated to the Sicilian artist and sculptor Giuseppe Mazzullo where visitors can admire a collection of his works of art, drawings, sketches and pictures.
People live here:
It is famous for:
the artist Giuseppe Mazzullo
Sagra delle Ciliegie, Cherry Festival
Presepi di quartiere,it is a typical event which is part of the Christmas festivities where villagers create huge cribs in their streets
How to get there:
Get on A18 Messina-Catania, exit Taormina Sud- Giardini Naxos. Continue to Francavilla di Sicilia. Follow the directions to Graniti.
The nearest station is Taormina-Giardini Naxos
Vista sull’Alcantara Apartments
Hotel ristorante Flora 1*
La Casa Dell’Antiquario apartments
Country House Il Poggio 3*
Country House Tenuta Edonè
B&B Natura 3*
Hotel La casa delle monache 4*
C/Da Musciano, 98036 Graniti, Sicilia, Italia
Mobile: 0039 338 837 2409
Contrada Muscianò, 98036 Graniti, Sicilia, Italia
Ph. 0039 0942 47400