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Baroque Noto Private Walking Tour
"This tour will take you to discover the marvellous churches and monasteries which surround the main street: San Francesco Santa Chiara San Carlo. Get surprised by the impressive cathedral and learn more about its history and admire the beautiful baroque masks on Palazzo Nicolaci's balconies. The tour ends at Hercules' fountain and our guide will be pleased to give you information about the street sellers will invite you to taste all kinds of local products like almonds capers or dried tomatoes. At the triumph arch the guide will introduce you to the long and various history of Noto. Continue the way following the main street where you will be surprised by the succession of wonderful baroque buildings. You will enter in the church of St. Chiara where cloistered nuns passed their life in absolute solitude. Then you will visit the recently restored Cathedral
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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

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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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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 Manuscripts, letters, historical documents, pianos and photographs are tastefully displayed in the tiny space.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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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