View of Francavilla di Sicilia with Mount Etna and Castiglione di Sicilia in the background.
Francavilla di Sicilia is a town and comune in the Province of Messina on the island of Sicily, Italy.
It has a population of about 3,900 people and is situated in the southern part of the province, close to the northern slopes of Mount Etna. The distance to Messina is about 50 kilometres, and the town is about 70 kilometres from Catania airport, in the valley of the River Alcantara between Taormina and Randazzo. Taormina and the Mediterranean Sea are about 15 kilometres to the southeast. Neighboring towns and villages include: Antillo, Castiglione di Sicilia, Fondachelli-Fantina, Malvagna, Montalbano Elicona, Motta Camastra, Novara di Sicilia and Tripi.
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