Torrenova

Province of Messina

Torrenova is a small ancient village located in the province of Messina. 

The first settlement of Torrenova is dating back to the Prehistoric Age; later it was conquered by Romans and Byzantine. The feudal town was ruled by some of the most important aristocratic families in Sicily such as Filangieri, Greco-Cappelletti, Vergara, Gullotti and Bianco. The current village was included in the San Marco d’Alunzio municipality until the 20th century.
The most important monuments of the village are:
the Favara Tower or Torre Marco; the Cuffari Tower; the Scodonì Cave; the Monastery of San Pietro di Deca was an important place of worship and an organic farm; the Gatto Tower, also known as Torre Nova, was built in 1782 as a watchtower; the Pietra di Roma Castle, built in the eighteenth century by Antonio Meli. During the Arab domination the castle was considered as an important stronghold.

People live here:

4.359

Attractions:

Veggie Fest

Festa Madonna del Mare, holy festivity

Water sports

How to get there:

By Car: 

From Palermo

Get on A20, exit Sant’Agata Militello. Take SS113 to Messina

From Messina

Get on A20, exit Rocca di Capri Leone. Take SS113 to Palermo

Accommodations:

Hotel Piro 3*

http://www.hotelpiro.com/

Villa dei Principi Resort 2*

http://www.villadeiprincipibb.com/

Residence turistico Costa Tirrena

http://www.residenceturisticocostatirrena.it/

Nebrodi House

C.da Mare

Ph. +39 0941 785380

San Marco Apartments 

http://www.sanmarcocasevacanza.com/

B&B Sikelia

Via Torino

Ph. +39 0941 784222

B&B Mash Mare 

Via Nazionale n. 100

Mobile: +39 3294290632

San Pietro Apartments

Via Nazionale, C.da San Pietro

Mobile: +39 335 5287460

Restaurants:

Pizzeria La Saletta

http://pizzerialasaletta.com/

Ristorante Pizzeria Geronimo

Via Nazionale, 281 98070 Torrenova (ME)

Mobile: +39 347 7044761

Buffalo Tex Mex

Av. Cas Saboners, 2. Edif. Viana, 07181 Torrenova, Sicilia, Italia

Beaches:

Acquedolci

Marina di Caronia

Castel di Tusa

Capo d’Orlando