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Adrano, Province of Catania, Sicilia

The town rises among hills covered with orange and lemon trees and pistachio plantation.

Info

  • Altitude: 560 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 36,000 inhabitants in 2011
  • Zip/postal code: 95031
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 095
  • Patron Saint: St. Nicolò Politi, celebrated on 3 August; San Vincenzo martire, celebrated on 22 January

History

It was founded in th 6th century B.C. with the name of "Adranon", near the temple dedicatedto the god Adrano.

What to see

  • The Norman Castle
  • The Belvedere
  • The Monastery of Santa Lucia.