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The most famous street of Catania for their restaurants in a cute tiny street.
Via Santa Filomena
The most famous street of Catania for their restaurants in a cute tiny street.
Piazza Stesicoro is one of the main and popular squares of the Old Town beacuse its central location and its proximity to the typical market of “Fera o’ Luni“. Piazza Stesicoro takes its name from the Greek poet Stesichorus whose tomb was here in Roman times, it is crossed and divided in two parts by the main street of downtown, the via Etnea. The two sides of the square have different architectural styles. On East stands the monument dedicated to the composer Vincenzo Bellini created by the sculptor Giulio Monteverde in 1882. Behind the monument to Bellini, from late fifties, all existing buildings were demolished and was designed the current Corso Sicilia, where on either sides there are the main Catania financial buildings.
Piazza Stesicoro
Piazza Stesicoro is one of the main and popular squares of the Old Town beacuse its central location and its proximity to the typical market of “Fera o’ Luni“. Piazza Stesicoro takes its name from the Greek poet Stesichorus whose tomb was here in Roman times, it is crossed and divided in two parts by the main street of downtown, the via Etnea. The two sides of the square have different architectural styles. On East stands the monument dedicated to the composer Vincenzo Bellini created by the sculptor Giulio Monteverde in 1882. Behind the monument to Bellini, from late fifties, all existing buildings were demolished and was designed the current Corso Sicilia, where on either sides there are the main Catania financial buildings.
Definitely to try! Via Crociferi is another great location with a lot of nice and good restaurants.
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Via Crociferi
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Definitely to try! Via Crociferi is another great location with a lot of nice and good restaurants.
Castle, church and museum. A home of themed expositions which changes every month. The zone around Castello Ursino is famous for horse meat specialities and also for inexpensive student bars.
Via Castello Ursino
Castle, church and museum. A home of themed expositions which changes every month. The zone around Castello Ursino is famous for horse meat specialities and also for inexpensive student bars.
Square for younger generation, a lot of small pubs where you can drink and Square for younger generation, a lot of small pubs where you can drink and have fun.
Piazza Vincenzo Bellini
Square for younger generation, a lot of small pubs where you can drink and Square for younger generation, a lot of small pubs where you can drink and have fun.
NelsonSicily is the name of the store. Here you can buy local food and they will ship it for you anywhere in the world.
Via Nelson
NelsonSicily is the name of the store. Here you can buy local food and they will ship it for you anywhere in the world.
Sightseeing
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Amphithéâtre de Catane
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Palazzo Manganelli
16 Piazza Manganelli
Festa of Saint Agatha is one of the biggest Christian celebrations in the world with around 1 million of participants every year.
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Cathédrale Sant'Agata
163 Via Vittorio Emanuele II
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Festa of Saint Agatha is one of the biggest Christian celebrations in the world with around 1 million of participants every year.
You can get to the TOP of the church from where you can observe the panoramic view for the whole city, sea and Vulcano.
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Church of the Badia di Sant'Agata
182 Via Vittorio Emanuele II
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You can get to the TOP of the church from where you can observe the panoramic view for the whole city, sea and Vulcano.
Elephant Liotru is a symbol of Catania together with Saint Agatha.
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Fontaine de l'éléphant
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Elephant Liotru is a symbol of Catania together with Saint Agatha.
Crystal water in the fountain and also the river below comes directly from Mt. Etna.
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Fontana dell’Amenano
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Crystal water in the fountain and also the river below comes directly from Mt. Etna.
Main square of the city. A meeting point for Catania Free Tour (need to book in advance).
Piazza del Duomo
Main square of the city. A meeting point for Catania Free Tour (need to book in advance).
Monastery is the home of University of Catania. You can book your tour at the entrance. A must see.
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Monastery of San Nicolò l'Arena
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Monastery is the home of University of Catania. You can book your tour at the entrance. A must see.
Historical Roman Theatre which is a must see in Catania!
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Roman Theatre of Catania
266 Via Vittorio Emanuele II
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Historical Roman Theatre which is a must see in Catania!
If you are a fan of Coldplay, then you surely know that in Palazzo Biscari was shooted the video for their Violet Hill song.
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Palazzo Biscari
10 Via Museo Biscari
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If you are a fan of Coldplay, then you surely know that in Palazzo Biscari was shooted the video for their Violet Hill song.
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Teatro Massimo Bellini
12 Via Giuseppe Perrotta
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Port of Catania is full of interesting pubs and bars with a wild nightlife! Just follow the music.
Via Vecchia Dogana
Port of Catania is full of interesting pubs and bars with a wild nightlife! Just follow the music.
Train station for small local trains and historic trains around Etna. Truly recommended especially for train wine tours!
Ferrovia Circumetnea
352/A Via Caronda
Train station for small local trains and historic trains around Etna. Truly recommended especially for train wine tours!
Departure of bus to ETNA every morning (except Sunday) at 8:15am. Come sooner as it may be sold out.
Piazza Papa Giovanni XXIII
Departure of bus to ETNA every morning (except Sunday) at 8:15am. Come sooner as it may be sold out.
Jídlo a restaurace
Try the winner of Las Vegas competition for the best pizza in the world
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Sette Più
78 Via Sant'Euplio
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Try the winner of Las Vegas competition for the best pizza in the world
The best restaurant in Via Santa Filomena, their burgers are famous in the city. Better to reserve a seat in advance because it's always full.
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Fud Bottega sicula
35 Via Santa Filomena
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The best restaurant in Via Santa Filomena, their burgers are famous in the city. Better to reserve a seat in advance because it's always full.
Catania's most popular fast food burgers! Cheap and delicious.
7Even Fusion Food
76 Via Musumeci
Catania's most popular fast food burgers! Cheap and delicious.
Do you like bbq? well, this place is right for you!
Gallun
138 Via Sant'Euplio
Do you like bbq? well, this place is right for you!
According to some, the best pizza in town. Try Pistacchio pizza, Catania is famous for pistacchi production and you can't find pistachi food in any other part of Sicily (or Italy).
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Al Vicolo Pizza&Vino
5 Via del Colosseo
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According to some, the best pizza in town. Try Pistacchio pizza, Catania is famous for pistacchi production and you can't find pistachi food in any other part of Sicily (or Italy).
According to some, the best pizza in town. Try Pistacchio pizza, Catania is famous for pistacchi production and you can't find pistachi food in any other part of Sicily (or Italy).
Al Vicolo Pizza&Vino
12 Viale della Regione
According to some, the best pizza in town. Try Pistacchio pizza, Catania is famous for pistacchi production and you can't find pistachi food in any other part of Sicily (or Italy).
Sit under the beautiful olive tree in the centre of Catania and enjoy wine and great food. Be fast, it's usually full!
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Razmataz | Wine Bar Catania
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Sit under the beautiful olive tree in the centre of Catania and enjoy wine and great food. Be fast, it's usually full!
Fish street food on the historic fish market. Their food is really traditional with a touch of modern style.
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Scirocco Sicilian Fish Lab
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Fish street food on the historic fish market. Their food is really traditional with a touch of modern style.
Definitely the best icecream in Catania! Try Pistachiosa as this flavour won the title Best Icecream in Catania in 2017!
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Pasticceria Quaranta - Gelateria - Caffetteria
17/20 Piazza Mancini Battaglia
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Definitely the best icecream in Catania! Try Pistachiosa as this flavour won the title Best Icecream in Catania in 2017!
For a real lovers of icecream and milkshakes! They are famous on Catania Food Porn scene with their Pistachi wafels.
Chocofusion
52 Viale Vittorio Veneto
For a real lovers of icecream and milkshakes! They are famous on Catania Food Porn scene with their Pistachi wafels.
The oldest bar in Catania.
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Pasticceria Savia
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The oldest bar in Catania.
One of the oldest bars in Catania with (according to me) the best coffe, best cannoli and friendliest service at all!
Caffè del Duomo
12 Piazza Duomo
One of the oldest bars in Catania with (according to me) the best coffe, best cannoli and friendliest service at all!
Great place for lunch (and not only). Try their "tagliere" of salumi and cheeses with local beer or wine. Their sicilian caponata is one of the best in Catania!
Vuciata - kitchen market
8 Via Gisira
Great place for lunch (and not only). Try their "tagliere" of salumi and cheeses with local beer or wine. Their sicilian caponata is one of the best in Catania!
Art&Culture
Newly reconstructed square, which only a few years back served for prostitution, is now a home of artistic bars and restaurants. Great Instagram spot!
San Berillo District
Newly reconstructed square, which only a few years back served for prostitution, is now a home of artistic bars and restaurants. Great Instagram spot!
Exposition centre.
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Le Ciminiere
sn Viale Africa
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Exposition centre.
Cinema and theatre in city centre.
Odeon Cinema Theater
19 Via Filippo Corridoni
Cinema and theatre in city centre.
Parks & Nature
A great place for kids, walking, jogging and outdoor workout.
Via Bellini
A great place for kids, walking, jogging and outdoor workout.
Small but beautiful Botanical garden of University of Catania.
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Orto Botanico dell'Università di Catania
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Small but beautiful Botanical garden of University of Catania.
A departure point for Etna cableway.
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Rifugio Giovannino Sapienza
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A departure point for Etna cableway.
During the day beautiful beach resort, during the night great party place called Afrobar.
THE ORIGINAL CUCARACHA BEACH
During the day beautiful beach resort, during the night great party place called Afrobar.
The last Lido of Catania's beach, you can get here easily with Playa D bus and tell the driver to stop here. Lido has bars, volleyball playground, tamburino, beach tennis and gym.
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Le Capannine
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The last Lido of Catania's beach, you can get here easily with Playa D bus and tell the driver to stop here. Lido has bars, volleyball playground, tamburino, beach tennis and gym.
Shopping
The biggest market in Catania! Open every morning except Sunday. You can find here everything from products of local farmers, fresh fish, meat and cheese, to big brand second hand clothes for 50 cents and antiques. If you are a woman, you have an automated discount for your smile :)
Piazza Carlo Alberto di Savoia
The biggest market in Catania! Open every morning except Sunday. You can find here everything from products of local farmers, fresh fish, meat and cheese, to big brand second hand clothes for 50 cents and antiques. If you are a woman, you have an automated discount for your smile :)
Nearest Shopping centre to the airport, open till 9pm.
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Porte di Catania
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Nearest Shopping centre to the airport, open till 9pm.
Basic Essentials
Luggage storage.
Stow Your Bags - Luggage Storage
22 Via Antonino Mancini
Luggage storage.
Great place to book your adventures in Catania!
Tourist Sicily
21 Via Montesano
Great place to book your adventures in Catania!
Closest Gym to the city centre. Very good services and equipment, offers sauna and Turkish bath too.
Altair Club via Pantano
Closest Gym to the city centre. Very good services and equipment, offers sauna and Turkish bath too.
Central bus station for city buses. Bus for beach is Playa D.
Piazza Paolo Borsellino
Central bus station for city buses. Bus for beach is Playa D.
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Stazione Catania Centrale
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