"The town closest to heaven" Milazzo by Lalique

Milazzo Travel Guide: 9 reviews and 21 photos

Citadella e il castello

This is a panoramic view over the city with a castle on top of a hill. It's a main town fortification and it was initiated by the Arabs, who started to build it on the basis of ancient Greek acropolis, and which had been modified and extended over the centuries.
Milazzo is a small town on the Northern coast of Sicily close to the continental Italy. It's not marked as a tourist MUST in any guide but since we were driving thru it and there was no chance to escape, we decided to make a short stop....
Two things that excited us most were
- the refinery - we approached the town from its site and the proximity of the latter to the town just amazed us....
- Capo di Milazzo - one of the beautiful places in Sicily, the place covered with a lot of legends and just simply full of natural beauty... It points like a finger into the sea and serves a good point to start ones trip to Isole islands...

  • Last visit to Milazzo: Sep 2002
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • prleprle's Profile Photo
    Feb 21, 2004 at 11:25 AM

    Look like a great place to visit and to be but rafinery??? Anyway... would like to visit!

  • patrikske's Profile Photo
    Jul 15, 2003 at 7:49 AM

    Very nice page, I love that photo from the panoramic sea view !

  • iandsmith's Profile Photo
    Jan 13, 2003 at 10:39 PM

    Enlightening and interesting.

  • rozehill's Profile Photo
    Nov 28, 2002 at 1:15 AM

    What amazing scenery, I would love to see it...

  • cbeaujean's Profile Photo
    Nov 5, 2002 at 9:24 AM

    about the refinary,there is no reason to lost your legendary sense of humour....next time you go to milazzo,don't miss the wonderful islands....


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