Valdina has a wonderful natural environment and offers a stunning view of the Aeolian Islands.
The territory of the municipality of Valdina has ancient origin, dating back to the Roman domination when the Church of San Pancrazio was used as a watchtower for monitoring foreign ships coming from the Aeolian Islands. In 1929 the town was included in the village of Spadafora, and it only got its autonomy in 1949. Today Valdina includes three small villages: Valdina Centre, surrounded by the Peloritani mountains, which offers a beautiful view of Milazzo and the Aeolian Islands; Tracoccia, which is famous for the tiny church of Madonna dell’Acqua Santa; Fondachello Marina village located on the Tyrrhenian coast.
The most important holy places of the village are the Church of San Pancrazio, built in the 17th century; the Church of Madonna delle Grazie, built in 1972 and located in the municipality of Tracoccia; the Church of Madonna dell’Acqua Santa, erected in the sixteenth century; the Church of St. John the Baptist, built in the 20th century.
People live here:
Festa di San Pancrazio (9/07) holy festivity dedicated to the Patron Saint of the village
Sagra da Ciauna, is a Food Festival where it is possible to buy and taste the typical food made during the Easter period named Ciauni.
How to get there:
Get on A20/E90 to Rometta Marea. Take exit Rometta from A20/E90. Follow SS113 to SP58 in Valdina
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