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Francofonte – The palace with faces and oranges

Francofonte with its 11,600 inhabitants is located in the middle of the most important orange districts in Sicily. The highlight of this town is Cruyllas Palace with face decorations, each with a different expression.

Francofonte – Face Facade

Francofonte is a cosy mountain town just 30 minutes fron Catania, on the road towards Ragusa. It is called Francofonte, which means From the Source, because it was one of the few towns where the water was free and not taxed. In the center you can also find a very special building with many faces in the facade. Each face has a different expression. The town is also located in one of the orange districts in Sicily.


Francofonte ?r en mysig bergsstad bara 30 minuter fr?n Catania, p? v?gen mot Ragusa. Den kallas Francofonte, vilket betyder Fr?n K?llan, eftersom det var en av de f? st?der d?r vattnet var gratis och inte beskattades. I centrum kan du ocks? hitta en mycket speciell byggnad med m?nga ansikten i fasaden. Varje ansikte har olika uttryck. Staden ?r ocks? mitt i en utav Siciliens apelsindistrikt.


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