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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

More Warnings and Dangers in Catania

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Danger Mafia

By all means avoid Catania! My car has been robbed there end of April in the middle of day in a street full of people 2 min from the main square. We were going to check in to an apartment we found...
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Garbage !!!!!

A lot of it, especially at the closing time of outdoor markets...... Aaaiiiiii :) But that was cleaned till next day.The one i saw on the beach......... different story. Pet's, used pampers, juice...
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Crazy drivers!

The pedestrian crossings (the Zebras) have absolutely no meaning In Catania (in the hole Italy maybe). Be careful when crossing over :))) But, the funny italian way, (this is for women usualy ;-)),...
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Taxi's = waste of money

Avoid tacking taxi's! Catania's sights are easy to walk to from any point within the city, plus traffic is so bad, you can reach your destination faster on foot. My friend and I took a cab costing 25...
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Catania-Fontanarossa Airport

The airport had been recently remodeled but had not fully opened so when we arrived we were taxied to the main terminal. I went to claim my baggage along with everyone else thinking it would be fairly...
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A Catania i turisti vengono derubati

A Catania i turisti vengono sistematicamente derubati. Non aspettatevi aiuto dalla Polizia. Tenete sempre a mente che i turisti sono obiettivo di ladri professionali e ben organizzati. Non portate con...
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In Catania werden Touristen ausgeraubt

In Catania werden Touristen systematisch ausgeraubt. Hilfe von der Polizei dürfen sie nicht erwarten. Denken Sie immer daran, dass Touristen ein Ziel von professionellen und gut organisierten Dieben...
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Traffic

Driving through the streets of Catania is quite an experience and not for the weak of heart. There are few rules and many one way streets and essentially no street signs unless you can read the plaque...
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SICILY-CATANIA....ETNA IS STILL A LIVE VOLCANO!

For those tourist who will be visiting Sicily can not help having a closer look at mount ETNA.....A word of caution...this Volcano is still alive and can become active sudenly spewing lava and ash to...
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Traffic

Suicidal motorini, meaningless and contradictory signals constantly unheeded, free-for-all lane changing, construction, three wheeled motorized vegetable carts, 12 year olds in pickup trucks,...
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Be careful of purse-snatchers...

Be careful of purse-snatchers - they have been known to drive by on motorscooters and tear purses and bags right off people's shoulders. I had a friend who hung on and was dragged for a block behind a...
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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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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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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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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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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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Fish Market

It is a must to visit the "Pescheria" which is the fish market in the centre of Catania Here the swordfish is the king but is always well accompanied by the "spatolo", prawns, scampi, sardines ... It...
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