Chiesa di Sant'Agata al Carcere
The young virgin Agata resisted the advances of the nefarious Quintian (AD 250) and was horribly mutilated (her breasts were hacked off...
Chiesa di San Giuliano
Halfway up Via Crociferi, the Chiesa di San Giuliano is attributed to Sicilian baroque maestro Vaccarini. Built between 1739 and 1751,...
The modest, neglected ruins of this Roman theatre, below street level in Piazza Stesicoro, are worth a quick look. Note that opening...
As the evening progresses, local favourite Glamour morphs from aperitivo spot to restaurant to cocktail bar. Outside the summer months,...
This ever-popular pizzeria lures with its fabulous setting – in the warmer months, tables spread directly below the steps of a baroque...
A delightful restaurant with outdoor seating, Metró ticks all the right boxes. The look is simple, with bright lighting and wine bottles on the walls but the menu is altogether more ambitious, featuring a fabulous carpaccio starter and some excellent tuna dishes – try the tagliata or the tuna steak with caramelised onions.
Also great are the lasagnette con ricotta infornata e pinoli (lasagne with baked ricotta and pine nuts). The wine list is imaginative though heavily biased towards regional producers.