Quick Guide to Catania

Sitting in the shadow of Mount Etna is Catania, a thriving city that sits as Sicily's second most populous city and benefits from a healthy tourism industry of eager foreigners yearning to get a look at its historical complexity.

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How To Get To Catania

Seven kilometres from the centre of Catania is Fontannarossa Airport and there are some cheap flights to Catania from many European destinations. It is easy to find car rental in Catania if you wish, or if you would prefer there are regular shuttle busses to and from the city which serve the airport. These cost very little to encourage tourists to make use of them on their Catania holidays.

What To Do In Catania

When you are not enjoying local speciality dishes such as Cannoli Alla Ricotta or Arancino you can take the Volcano Trek during your Catania holidays to go and get an up-close and personal experience with Mount Etna from the summit. The city itself also has many famous sites, including the popular Piazza del Duomo with its accompanying cathedral.

Where To Stay In Catania

If you want to indulge whilst on your holidays to Catania then there are many new and established luxury hotels to enjoy, many of which are family-owned and run, showcasing some of the famous Sicilian hospitality. If you are budgeting for cheap holidays in Catania there are also some value options which will not break the bank or leave you feeling underwhelmed, and it is possible to choose a central location so that you do not have to ride in taxis or buses to see the major sites.