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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

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Transportation

By Bus from Airport

Alibus is running between 4.40 am until midnight from the airport to the train station, city center, etc. for € 4 every 25 minutes. There are also direct buses from the airpoert to Taormina, Siracusa...
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Catania Fontanarossa - International Airport

We caught a flight on Italian budget airline Windjet from Milano Malpensa to Catania Fontanarossa. Catania is Sicily's second biggest city. The airport is small. From the airport, we caught a bus to...
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HulaJoy
Jan 22, 2015

Bus round trip and airport transfer

When you arrive at the airport the best way to get to the city is by bus. Its is bus #457 that goes from the airport to the city every 20 minutes. The round trip also finishes at the airport. 90...
Catina
Jun 20, 2014

The bus from and to the airport!

Bus 457 is the one you can take to get in the city and also goes downtown.Some tips about it: first, before you leave the airport building, go to a newspaper shop and buy yourself some bus tickets (1...
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Petruta
Jun 24, 2011

Italy's third largest airport (sic!)

Crazy, but true - Catania's airport is Italy's third largest in terms of passenger traffic. That may explain the millions of people you're likely to see amassed in the departure hall. They're building...
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baronedivandastad
Apr 04, 2011

TTT Lines boat: CATANIA-NAPOLI

There is a boat living catania every night between 7pm and 9pm (depend the day) to go to Naples (Napoli).In the same time another boat live Naples to come in catania!I've payed 115 euros one way...
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vodkablim
Nov 14, 2006
 
 
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To / From airport

The Ali bus (bus 457) goes to and from the aiport about every 20 minutes. You can get it at the Central Station or a few stops along the way.Only costs about €1 one way and takes about 20-30mins...
littlemissneve
Sep 14, 2005

Virtu Ferries

Even though I would much rather travel by airplane to Catania, an alternative way of getting there from Malta is by ferry boat. The good thing about it is that in March they have buy one get one free...
pupina
Apr 29, 2005

Getting around

Catania is a good point for going to other places in Sicily by train or bus because there are frequent train departures and buses for Etna, the airport, Palermo and various nearby towns leave also...
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dowdow
Apr 09, 2005

Bus

That yellow bus in the background is the public transport in Catania. We only used it twice because we had a coach for the other excursions but what I remember is that each time I always had to stand...
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dowdow
Apr 06, 2005

Virtu Ferries Catamaran

I went to Catania with the Virtu Ferries Catamaran. It's cheaper than the aeroplane, but obviously takes a little longer and it's not for you if you get sea sick ! From Malta you can go to Taormina Mt...
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dowdow
Apr 06, 2005

TO CATANIA BY CATAMARRAN FROM MALTA

It would be possible to visit Sicily when one is holidaying in Malta by means of a Catamarran service that run between the two islands. This trip would take approximate 1hr & 30 mins and cost in...
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ROCKARIA
Mar 07, 2005

Driving in Catania

Driving around Catania is almost a religious experience for someone from more regulated countries. Take a taxi for your first experience, but the really brave should hire a car, but follow these...
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grimbolero
Jan 24, 2005

Thinking about driving? read this first...

Someone who lives in Rome can hardly be put down by the traffic. So I decided to rent a car in Catania, encouraged by its regular shape (square blocks cut by perpendicular streets). It was not...
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baronedivandastad
Oct 12, 2004

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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Top Things to Do in Catania

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Mount Etna

Mount Etna is the most active volcano in the world, and it is the highest Volcano is Europe. Its height varies after each eruption, and due to frequent lava flow and build up. Mount Etna is UNESCO...
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Castello Ursino

Out of place among the Baroque architecture of Catania, Castello Ursino is one of the few vestiges of the city prior to the destructive earthquake of 1693 - a testament to the solidity of its...
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Piazza Duomo

This archway links Piazza Duomo with via Cardinale Dusmet, where la Pescheria fish market begins, and it cuts through the 16th century wall around Catania. It is named after the 17th century Spanish...
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Via Crociferi

The northern end of Catania's via Crociferi, the showcase of Baroque architecture, is marked by the wrought iron and stone gate of Villa Cerami. It is considered one of the grandest palaces in Catania...
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Roman Amphitheatre

Measuring 71m x 51m, the Roman Amphitheatre of Catania was probably the second largest in Italy, after the Colosseum. It was constructed in the 2nd century CE and had the capacity to hold up to 15,000...
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Duomo - Cattedrale di Sant'Agata

Designed by the architect Giovanni Battista Vaccarini, the façade of the Cattedrale Sant'Agata is a prime example of Sicilian Baroque. It was constructed over a couple of decades around the middle of...
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"Sicily's Complex Second City"
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"One of Italy's undiscovered gems"
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rsleisk

"Beautiful Catania ..."
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"Catania"
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"Catania"
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