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Noto Walking Tour
"Noto is a European capital of the Baroque and UNESCO Patrimony since 2002. Noto is one of the most beautiful cities of Sicilian art as a splendid historical center where you can admire many civil and religious monuments. See Santa Chiara SS Salvatore Cathedral S. Nicolo Ducezio Palace Nicolaci Street with its amazing balconies
From EUR36.00
 
Noto and Tellaro Roman Villa
"First we visit the recently opened Roman villa of Tellaro a unique example of a museum that houses a Roman villa with some very prestigious mosaics. Then we travel to Noto the European capital of the Baroque and Unesco Patrimony since 2002. It's one of the most beautiful cities of Sicilian art as a splendid historical center where you can admire many civil and religious monuments. See Santa Chiara SS Salvatore Cathedral S. Nicolo
From EUR48.00
 
Catania Private Walking Tour with Option of Food and Wine Tasting
"We will meet you at your location at a time convenient for you and by a private car we will arrive in the historical center of Catania. The tour will start with a visit of the famous fish market the biggest and the most colorful ""pescheria"" in Sicily and probably even in Italy. You will see (and sure can also buy) many many different kinds of fish and seafood feel the unforgettable atmosphere of the national ""folklore"". Later we will walk to the Ursino Castle built in the 13th century as a royal castle of the Kingdom of Sicily. After sightseeing the castle the tour will continue along the main street of Catania Via Etnea
From EUR62.00

More Things to Do in Catania

Museum of the Allied Invasion of Sicily

This is one of the best modern exhibits Italy has to offer, believe it or not. It is TRULY a must-see. One of the largest WWII museums in Europe, and shockingly well-done. Housed in 'Le Ciminiere'...
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Apr 01, 2004

Bellini's House/Museum

Bellini's childhood home has been turned into a museum in his honor. Manuscripts, letters, historical documents, pianos and photographs are tastefully displayed in the tiny space. True Bellini lovers...
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Apr 01, 2004

Piazza Universita

In 1434 the king, of Spain and Sicily, Alfonso of Aragon and Pope Eugene IV authorised the foundation of a university in Catania. Prior to this, the main education centres had been Palermo, Messina...
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rsleisk
Jun 08, 2007

Saint Agatha

Saint Agatha is Catania's Patron and several churches, streets and monuments are dedicated tho the Saint.Catania, brought back to life after every eruption of the Etna volcano, has bestowed some of...
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Polly74
Apr 26, 2004

Bellini's Tomb

The final resting place of Catania's beloved and dashing opera composer Vicenzo Bellini. Most famous work is la Norma (and pasta alla norma). The tomb is inscribed with a line of his music and depicts...
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ICBT
May 27, 2003

Cardinal Dusmet's Body

I'm no Catholic, so I'll watch my mouth.Cardinal Dusmet's dessicated body is on display at the Cathedral. Apparently he's on his way to Sainthood one of these centuries, but I'm not sure of that. His...
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ICBT
May 27, 2003
 
 
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The Lenzuolo Fountain, River Amenano

Catania is a port city with no major river. However, there is one important subterranean river, the Amenano. It flows under the city and can be most easily seen at the Youth Hostel (see hotels and...
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May 27, 2003

Statue of Vincenzo Bellini

As mentioned elsewhere, Bellini is Catania's most famous musical figure. I love this piece. From the top down:Bellini, seated on a throne. Below him, facing in each of the cardinal directions, are...
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May 28, 2003

What to do in the city and nearby

Don’t miss the very popular and folkloristic open markets (every morning except Sunday):-the fish market next to Cathedral square (Piazza Duomo)-the huge open market (food and clothes, but better the...
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viaggiando35
Feb 18, 2010

Randazzo

Randazzo is not very far from Catania and it was a small beautiful and quiet village in the country - perfect for a relaxing afternoon. We went on Saturday and there was the market which was very...
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dowdow
Apr 05, 2005

See the most exciting market in all Italy

Just off the Piazza Duomo is the most fantastic open air market. There are bakeries, cheese, olives, meat and fish, fish, fish, every imaginable fruit and vegetable. The prices are great. It is a...
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RoscoeGregg
Feb 20, 2011

City hall

The city hall is situated on one side of the wonderful Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square), just a stone's throw from the Marina Arches (Archi della Marina). Like most of the city centre, the building...
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baronedivandastad
Jun 10, 2005

U' Liotru

This fountain of the Elefant was built by the Master Giovan Battista Vaccarini, and is now the symbol of the city. The fountain symbolizes the victory against Hannibal, who tried to invade Catania...
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Jun 11, 2005

Go to Alcantara Gorges

Alcantara Gorges is between Taormina and Mount Etna and is a "must go place" if you are in Sicily. It is a deep gorge which the river Alcantara has dug through the rocks over millions of years. You...
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dowdow
Apr 05, 2005

Top Hotels in Catania

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Via San Vito 40, Catania, Sicily, 95124, Italy
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Via Etnea 218, Catania, Sicily, 95131, Italy
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Via Dottor Consoli 27, Catania, Sicily, 95124, Italy
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Via di Prima 20, Catania, 95100, Italy
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Viale Kennedy, Localita La Playa, Catania, Sicily, 95121, Italy
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Via Finocchiaro Aprile 110, Catania, Sicily, 95129, Italy
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"Sicily's Complex Second City"
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"One of Italy's undiscovered gems"
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"Beautiful Catania ..."
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"Catania"
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