Venetico

Province of Messina

Venetico is a charming little village located in the province of Messina. 

The village of Venetico is located between the Peloritani mountains and the Tyrrhenian coast surrounded by the river valleys of the Senia and Cocuzzaro rivers. These rivers also create the borders with the nearby villages of Valdina and Spadafora. Proceeding towards the mountain, it is possible to discover huge extensions of clay, sandstone and marl soils. The most important monuments of the village are the Fontana Monumentale, erected in the 16th century, has a majestic mermaid’s statue; the Mother Church, dedicated to San Nicolò di Bari, built in the 16th century, includes precious works of art such as the main altar made in 1792, the wooden crucifix dating back to the 18th century and some beautiful frescos; the Church of Sant’Anna, built in the 17th century, is rich in impressive paintings dating back to the 17th and 18th century.

People live here:

3.908

Typical food:

Valdemone Olive Oil

Attractions:

Sagra della Pasta Fresca, (August) food festival

How to get there:

By Car:

From Messina

Get on A18 Messina -Palermo, exit Rometta. Take SS 113 to Palermo.

From Palermo

Get on A18 Palermo – Messina exit Milazzo. Take S.S. 113 to Messina.

Accommodations:

B&B La baia di Ulisse 3*                                                                                                http://www.labaiadiulisse.it/it/la-baia-di-ulisse/hotel/benvenuti.html

Residence “Il gatto e la volpe”
Via Lungomare Venetico                                                                                                            Ph. +39 0909941873 Mobile: +39 347 8862412

B&B Resort dell’Artista 3*                                                                                                                                                                               http://www.bbresortdellartista.it/   

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Villa Venetico Apartment                                                                                                                                                                            http://www.villavenetico.com/

Restaurants:

L’Ancora Ristorante-Pizzeria 

Via del Vespro,13

Ph. +39 090 9928651

Agip Cafè Pizzeria-Bar 

Via Nazionale – Piazzale Agip

Ph. +39 090 9941092

Orizzonte Pizzeria-Bar 

Via Lungomare

Ph.+39 090 9942044

Pegaso Pizzeria-Bar

Via S.Saccà 22

Ph. +39 090 9942816

American Pie Pizzeria-Bar   

Via S. Nicolo’, 59 – Venetico Superiore

Ph. +39 090 9977058

Sandwich Room Pizzeria-Bar   

Via Saccà 8

Ph.+39 090 9920805

La Cremeria Bar  

Via Lungomare 11

Mobile: +39 329 0648403

Fiumara Gelateria-Pasticceria 

Via Nazionale 144

Ph. +39 090 9942128

Miceli Gelateria-Pasticceria 

Via Lungomare 32

Ph. +39 090 9920659

Bottaro Bar-Gelateria-Pasticceria 

Via Nazionale 60

Mobile: 349/4664984

El Deseo Bar – Gelateria 

Via Sindoni 17

Ph.+39 090 9941108

Esso Bar – Tavola Calda 

Via Nazionale km. 32 – Piazzale Esso

Ph.+39 090 9941524

Rocky’s Rosticceria – Gastronomia 

Via Sicilia 18

Ph. +39 090 9942070

Beaches:

Venetico beaches

 

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