Acireale Tourism

Acireale [ˌatʃireˈaːle] (Sicilian: Jaciriali; locally shortened to Jaci or Aci) is a coastal city and comune in the north-east of the province of Catania, Sicily, Italy, at the foot of Mount Etna, on the coast facing the Ionian Sea. It is a diocese, famous for its churches, including the Neo-Gothic St. Peter's Basilica, St. Sebastian's Basilica in the Sicilian Baroque style, and the 17th century Acireale Cathedral, and a seminary, for the training of priests. Acireale is also noted for its art and paintings: the oldest academy in Sicily, the "Accademia dei Dafnici e degli Zelanti", is located here.

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Planning a vacation to Acireale in Italy? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. When planning a trip to Acireale, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Catania. Catania, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Caltagirone, Mount Etna, Piazza Duomo. Also, to reach Acireale, you'll have to take a flight to Catania; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Acireale.

Acireale is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Acireale before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 80.56 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 87.5 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 61.36 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 86.11 (Very High)
  • How safe is Acireale for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Acireale.

    • Burglary and Theft 71.37 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 71.37 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 64.75 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 88.33 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 83.61 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 76.21 (High)
    • Attacks 60.08 (High)
    • Drug offense 67.21 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 51.23 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 26.21 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.31 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.31 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 78.75 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Acireale is 113.03 (High)

    • Safety Index 32.29 (Low)
    • Climate Index 93.96 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 72.26 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.56 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 59.73 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 54.41 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.35 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 72.7 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Acireale

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.27 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 88.25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 82.92 USD

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