San Filippo del Mela

Province of Messina

San Filippo del Mela is a tiny medieval village located in the province of Messina. 

The first settlement of San Filippo del Mela was founded in the 11th century by Count Roger I who built the village around a Basilian monastery with the aim to spread the Norman culture over the area. The historical events of the last centuries are the same as the entire province. The most important monuments of the village are the Mother Church, built by the architect Giovan Battista Vaccarini in the 1768, has a wonderful Neo-Gothic facade and includes some precious wooden sculptures date back to the 18th century; the Church of Sant’Antonio da Padova, built in 1904; the Belvedere Manor, erected in 15th century.

People live here:



The Carnival

Primavera Cattafese, traditional music festival

How to get there:

By Car:

From Messina

Get on A20 Messina – Palermo, exit Milazzo


Hotel Acquapark Belvedere 3* 

Country House Fontanelle 3* 

B&B Banny8 1* 

B&B Casa del Mela 3*   

Albergo Royal 2*

Via Pizzo Croce 38, 98044 San Filippo del Mela

Ph. 0039 090 931366



La Griglia   

Trattoria La Campagnola 

Via Carmelo Pagano, 15, 98044 San Filippo del Mela ME

Ph.0039 090 931347

Pizzeria La Casa del Buongustaio 

Via Rocco Chinnici, 9, San Filippo del Mela ME

Ph. 0039 090 932820

Bar – Trattoria Il Ritrovo F.Lli Curro’  

Via Nazionale, 397, 98044 San Filippo del Mela ME

Ph. 0039 090 938 7011

Villa Bella Vista  

C.da Reilla, 8 | Corriolo, 98044 San Filippo del Mela, Sicilia, Italia

Ph. 0039 090932598


Torretta spiaggia

Capo Calavà

Capo Milazzo

Gioiosa Marea

Spiaggia di Rodìa

Spiaggia Calderà

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