Catania: liotru city
Things to do, attractions, interesting facts
Area: Catania and Etna
Catania, destroyed several times by earthquakes, rivers of lava and armies, is a splendid Baroque city declared a Unesco World Heritage Site. Its monuments are rich in cultural heritage from the Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Norman and Swabian periods , Angevin, Aragonese and Spanish.
The symbol of the city is the Liotru, the elephant in black lava stone that stands out in the Piazza del Duomo.
Characteristic its markets and its excellent cuisine.
Its golden beaches and black stone coves are splendid.
Things to do
Tour, Experience, Tastings,...
Visit the sights of the Inspector Montalbano and learn about their history from an audioguide. Discover Ragusa Ibla, Scicli, Punta Secca, and Modica. Starting from Catania.
Enjoy a stroll in Catania city center with a professional tour guide and see the city through the eyes of a local.
Hike to the summit craters of Mount Etna up to the highest point allowed with a professional guide. Take a cable car up to your hiking point, and hike for 3.5 hours through this stunning scenery.
Traditional Festivals, Events, Live Show,... Catania
What to eat
Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Catania
You can obviously taste all the typical products of Sicilian cuisine, the most well-known ones, such as cannoli, Sicilian cassata, arancini, etc. But there are some specialties typical of this area that are more difficult to find in other areas of Sicily.
To view a list of business activity within tourism in CataniaClick here
Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Catania
Where to stay
Via Alessi, 24
Viale Presidente Kennedy, 28, 95121 Catania CT
Via Etnea, 4
Piazza S. Placido, 3
Via Giovanni Anzalone, 7
Best Offers of Vacation Rental, hotel, B&B where to sleep in Catania
Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Catania. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!