Destinazioni - Comune
Where Floridia (Siracusa)
Not to be confused with Florida. Floridia (Sicilian: Ciuriddia) is a town and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily (Italy). Geography Floridia lies 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) west of Syracuse. Its principal industries are agriculture, livestock, and manufacturing. Neighboring communities are Canicattini Bagni, Palazzolo Acreide, Syracuse, and Solarino. History Floridia was founded in 1628. Main sights Floridia's streets are laid out in an even, rectangular grid pattern. The main landmarks are: Chiesa Madre S. Bartolomeo Apostolo Chiesa di S. Antonio Chiesa di S. Anna Chiesa del Carmine, whose façade was greatly damaged by the earthquake of 1908, but has since been restored Chiesa della Madonna delle Grazie, erected by the Spanish after their victory over the Austrians Chiesa di S. Francesco Cava di Spampinato, a rock formation of crevices and caves that were created by erosion References This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.