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Archaeological Site in Palazzolo Acreide

Akrai

Accessed via a 20-minute uphill walk from Piazza del Popolo (or an easy drive up Via Teatro Greco), the archaeological park of Akrai is one of the area's best-kept secrets. The city of Akrai, Syracuse's first inland…
Cafe in Palazzolo Acreide

Pasticceria Caprice

This popular cafe-cum-cake-shop is a great spot for a quick bite of lunch or a mid-afternoon pick-me-up. There's a daily selection of pastas and simple meat dishes, which you can follow up with something from the te…
Museum in Palazzolo Acreide

Casa-Museo di Antonino Uccello

Off Piazza del Popolo is the former home of the poet and scholar Antonino Uccello (1922–79), a museum since 1984. Uccello devoted himself to preserving what he feared was disappearing from Sicilian life, so this is …