Limina

Province of Messina

Limina is a small medieval village which is framed by a wonderful natural environment where tourists can enjoy many interesting natural paths and bike tours.

The village of Limina was founded in the late Middle Age. Later in 1415, the feudal town was ruled by the noble Nicola Balsamo. In the following years, the village was conquered and administered by Lord Tommaso Girofalco who was honoured with the title of Baron of Limina in the second half of the 15th century. The most important monuments of the village are the Mother Church, dedicated to the Patron Saint San Sebastiano Martire; the Church of San Filippo d’Agira; the Memories and Emigration Museum includes an interesting collections of rare rocks, minerals, fossils and maps that show the history of the village and its surrounding area; the Church of Santa Maria delle Preci, built in 1397 on an ancient synagogue dating back to the 9th century.

The village is framed by a wonderful natural environment which offers many interesting natural paths and bike tours. In the area it is also possible to visit the Ranciara Gorges, a rock complex ideal for rafting or canyoning lovers.

People live here:

861

Attractions:

Festa di San Filippo d’Agira, (11-12/05) holy festivity

Ottava di San Filippo d’Agira, traditional parade

Sports:

hiking

boat trips

How to get there:

By Car:

From Messina

Get on A18 Messina – Catania, exit Roccalumera. Take SS114 to Catania, exit S.Alessio Siculo.

From Catania

Get on A18 Messina-Catania, exit Taormina. Continue on SS114 to Messina, exit S.Alessio Siculo.

By Plane:

the nearest airport is Fontanarossa International Airport of Catania

By Bus:

Bus lines Jonica Trasporti  and Interbus

Accommodations:

Resort Borgo San Rocco 4*

http://www.borgosanrocco.com/index.php/it/

Hotel Agostiniana 4*

http://www.agostinianahotel.com/     

Restaurants:

Ristorante “U Lantirnaru”  

Via Monaco, 98030 Limina ME

Mobile: 0039 340 307 7032, 0039 3391052629

Ph. 0039 0942 24565

Ristorante Pizzeria “La Botte” 

via Calipò

Ph.0039 0942 726174

Beaches:

Sant’Alessio Siculo

Letojanni

Giardini Naxos

Taormina

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