At Misterbianco, take the highroad for Paternò (121) and
continue to the exit for Bronte, after Adrano, on the same road that
FROM THE HIGHWAY ME-CT
Coming from Messina,
after the Taormina junction, exit at Fiumefreddo and follow the signs to Linguaglossa-Randazzo
on the road S.S. 120 (that from Fiumefreddo takes to Bivio Cerda). After leaving Randazzo, follow the signs to Maletto and Bronte (S.S. 284).
An interesting alternative would be to take, from Linguaglossa, the road
that takes to the Citelli refuge (the Mareneve road) and, after about 3 Km.,
turn to the right an continue till the exit to the SS 284 (between Randazzo
As well as avoiding to go through little inhabited centers and Randazzo,
going this way you can go across the wooded area and the lava of the North- East side of the Etna Park.
Coming from the Catania' highway junction,
continue on the tangential for the exit Misterbianco-Paternò and the towards Adrano-Bronte.
Take the tangential road towards Misterbiano-Paternò and
continue on the highroad 121 to Paternò-Adrano till the exit to Bronte,
on the road that becomes SS.284.
FROM THE CIRCUMETNEA RAILWAY STATION OF CATANIA OR OF GIARRE
Going through the same route in which, at the beginning of '900, went Edmondo De
Amicis, the Circumetnea
railway allows to arrive to Bronte in
an unusual way, discovering the slopes of mount Etna, its volcanic
cones and lava stretches, its vegetation that changes continuously, and
seeing, one after another, the many inhabited centers placed on both sides
of the Volcano.
In its circumnavigation of mount Etna, the "Littorina" (that is
how this train is called) leaving from Catania goes through the territory
of Misterbianco, the citrus orchards of Paternò, Santa
Maria di Licodia, Biancavilla, Adrano and Bronte.
Continuing from Bronte towards Giarre, the train reaches its highest quote
of height in the splendid green valley of Difesa district (with the Rocca
(Calanna Rock), the woods and the best view of Etna), to start to come down
towards Maletto, the vineyards of Randazzo and Solicchiata, Linguaglossa,
Piedimonte Etneo and Giarre.
the bus services of the Circumetnea railway and other companies, all
leaving from the terminal station "Porto" of Catania.