Catania: liotru city


Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Catania

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.

What to see

Promenade of Catania

Promenade of Catania

Basilica la Collegiata in Catania

Basilica la Collegiata in Catania

Massimo Bellini Theater in Catania

Massimo Bellini Theater in Catania

Stesicoro Square in Catania

Stesicoro Square in Catania

Church of Sant'Agata al Carcere in Catania

Church of Sant'Agata al Carcere in Catania

Church of Sant'Agata la Vetere in Catania

Church of Sant'Agata la Vetere in Catania

Church of San Gaetano alle Grotte in Catania

Church of San Gaetano alle Grotte in Catania

Bastion of Infected in Catania

Bastion of Infected in Catania

Bellini Garden in Catania

Bellini Garden in Catania

Botanical Garden of Catania

Botanical Garden of Catania

Multimedia Tactile Pole in Catania

Multimedia Tactile Pole in Catania

Gioeni Park in Catania

Gioeni Park in Catania

Benedictine Monastery in Catania

Benedictine Monastery in Catania

San Giovanni Li Cuti in Catania

San Giovanni Li Cuti in Catania

Museum Landing in Sicily 1943 in Catania

Museum Landing in Sicily 1943 in Catania

Proserpina Fountain in Catania

Proserpina Fountain in Catania

Cinema Museum in Catania

Cinema Museum in Catania

Le Stanze in Fiore in Catania

Le Stanze in Fiore in Catania

Playa of Catania

Playa of Catania

Simeto Oasis Nature Reserve

Simeto Oasis Nature Reserve

Immacolatelle and Micio Conti Complex

Immacolatelle and Micio Conti Complex

Largo Bordighera in Catania

Largo Bordighera in Catania

Corso Italia in Catania

Corso Italia in Catania

Falcone Borsellino Park in Catania

Falcone Borsellino Park in Catania

Gammazita Well in Catania

Gammazita Well in Catania

Cathedral of Sant'Agata in Catania

Cathedral of Sant'Agata in Catania

Diocesian Museum in Catania

Diocesian Museum in Catania

Achilliane Baths in Catania

Achilliane Baths in Catania

Church of the Abbey of Sant’Agata in Catania

Church of the Abbey of Sant’Agata in Catania

Fountain of Sant'Agata in Catania

Fountain of Sant'Agata in Catania

Fish Market of Catania

Fish Market of Catania

Arches of the Navy of Catania

Arches of the Navy of Catania

Church of San Placido in Catania

Church of San Placido in Catania

Biscari Palace in Catania

Biscari Palace in Catania

Valle Palace in Catania

Valle Palace in Catania

Platamone Palace in Catania - Palace of Culture

Platamone Palace in Catania - Palace of Culture

Piazza Duomo in Catania

Piazza Duomo in Catania

Civic Museum Ursino Castle in Catania

Civic Museum Ursino Castle in Catania

Via Crociferi in Catania

Via Crociferi in Catania

Church of San Francesco in Catania

Church of San Francesco in Catania

Bellini Civic Museum in Catania

Bellini Civic Museum in Catania

Emilio Greco Museum in Catania

Emilio Greco Museum in Catania

Greeck-Roman Theatre in Catania

Greeck-Roman Theatre in Catania

Terme della Rotonda in Catania

Terme della Rotonda in Catania

Giovanni Verga's House in Catania

Giovanni Verga's House in Catania

Contemporary Art Museum in Catania

Contemporary Art Museum in Catania

Church of San Giuliano in Catania

Church of San Giuliano in Catania

University Square in Catania

University Square in Catania

Things to do

Tour, Experience, Tastings,...



Traditional Festivals, Events, Live Show,... Catania


Season 2024 Theatre Massimo Bellini
Mediterranea expo Catania
18 - 20 Sept 2024
Mediterranea expo Catania
Catania Book Festival 2024
2024 September 27 - 29
Catania Book Festival 2024

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.

Pizza with Sicilian ingredients
Pizza with Sicilian ingredients

Things to buy

Typical handicrafted items and souvenirs to buy in Catania

Caltagirone ceramics
 Caltagirone ceramics

To view a list of business activity within tourism in CataniaClick here

Where to stay

Best Offers of Vacation Rental, hotel, B&B where to sleep in Catania

Romano Palace Luxury Hotel

Romano Palace Luxury Hotel

Viale Presidente Kennedy, 28, 95121 Catania CT
Catania CT

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Nearby Places


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!

Tremestieri Etneo

Catania and Etna

Aci Castello

Catania and Etna

Misterbianco

Catania and Etna

Valverde

Catania and Etna

Interesting Facts

Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Catania

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