In the town of Palazzolo Acreide, site place at 670 meters above sea level, with 3000 years of history between Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, Baroque and Art Nouveau, the holiday house "Sottorologio" is located in the district "Orologio" an old medieval place at an intermediate point of the historic center. You can to admire the vast scenery of the "Val d'Anapo" in the distance and near the picturesque square of the church of "St. Peter and Paul "and beyond the" Annunciation ", building jewel of Baroque art. From the holiday home you can easily carry it in a few minutes, the other most important areas of Palazzolo, starting with the Corso Vittorio Emanuele parlor of the town iblea. To the neighborhoods of St. Michael and S. Sebastian and later to the important archaeological park including the Greek Theatre, whose construction dates back around the 2nd century BC, and again to the ruins of the Ancient Norman Castle built around 1200 and destroyed by the 1693 earthquake in upper part of the St. Paul area.
After the earthquake of 1693 which destroyed most of the countries iblei, today Palazzolo is reflected in the beauty of its churches (Immaculate Conception, St. Sebastian's, St. Paul, Annunciation and The Matrix), in his palaces noble (Pizzo, Judica, Caruso) and beautiful areas of Castelvecchio, Ebraida, Scalilli, Bando and Orologio.
Holydays in Palazzolo Acreide (Syracuse)
Palazzolo Acreide, due to its exceptional architectural and urbanistic historical treasures, has been included on the Heritage List by UNESCO. Palazzolo Acreide situated on a hill, is a town with an aspect characteristic of the seventeen hundreds which combines successfully with the modern features of the town’s built-
The palaces and churches, in the late Baroque style, include the church of Santi Pietro e Paolo,and the church of San Sebastiano, at the top of a spectacular flight of steps. In the Chiesa della Immacolata with its convex frontage, is preserved a most delicate Madonna and Child by Francesco Laurana. “The Casa Museo Antonio Uccello” shows the collection of the nineteenth and early twentieth century Sicilian poseated.
In summer Palazzolo Acreide offers a series of cultural events like music, concerts, shows and exhibitions like the classical theatre, the dialect theatre and other events in the centre of the city. History, art, culture, architectural and scenic beauty, culinary and religious traditions, the proximity of the most beautiful baroque south-
If you want to go on holiday with your family, here in a typical and characteristic zone of the town center called ”quartiere dell’orologio”, you can find 1 independent house: "Sottorologio", where you can spend a relaxing period and enjoing the countryside.”