Torregrotta

Province of Messina

Torregrotta is a medieval tiny village rich in history and traditions.

The village was founded in the Middle Age and it was ruled by the Monastery Maria della Scala for a very long time. Like most of the nearby towns, Torregrotta has been included in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies until the unification of Italy with Garibaldi and his Mille. The most important monuments of the village are the Church of San Paolino Vescovo, built in 1943; the Church of Santa Maria della Scala, erected in 1976; the Church of Santissimo Crocifisso, built in 1925, displays four precious wooden statues including the Madonna del Tindari.

People live here:

7.449

Typical food:

patata a pasta gialla (sieglinde)

pomodoro a scocca

smerge (nettarine) bianche

Attractions:

Sagra del Borgo Torrese

Sagra della patata, food festival

How to get there:

By Car: 

From Messina

Get on A20 Messina-Palermo, exit Rometta. Take SS113 to Palermo, exit Torregrotta.

From Palermo

Get on A20 Messina-Palermo. Take SS113 to Messina, exit Torregrotta.

Accommodations: 

Hotel Redebora 3*

http://www.hotelredebora.it/

B&B Monika 3*

http://www.bebmonika.com/index.html 

Nacional Hotel 3*

http://www.nacionalhotel.it/ 

Fort Apache B&B 3*

http://www.fortapache.it/ 

Hotel Ristorante Thomas 2*

http://www.hotelristorantethomas.it/ 

Restaurants: 

Tequila Pub Ristorante

Contrada Maddalena, Torregrotta ME

Ph. 0039 090 998 2437

Casale del Conte

http://www.ilcasaledelconte.it/vetrina.aspx?ID=85

Ristorante Redebora

http://ristoranteredebora.blogspot.it/ 

Gnam Gnam Pizzeria- fast food

Via Tomasi di Lampedusa, Torregrotta ME

Mobile: 0039 334 901 0602

Beaches:

Milazzo:

Baia del Tono

La Fenice

Lido Azzurro

Lido Mojito

Open Sea

Playa Mignon

Ponentino Lido

Sayonara Beach Club

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