CATANIA TOUR

SAINT AGATHA’S CATHEDRAL and ST. AGATHA ABBEY

Cathedral:

Monday to Saturday from 7.00 to 12.00 / from 16.00 to 19.00
Sunday from 7.30 to 12.00 / from 16.30 to 19.00

 

Visit the terrace of the Abbey:

Address:  Via Vittorio Emanuele, 182


Tuesday to Sunday
 from 9.30 to 12.30

Friday and Saturday from 18.00 to 21.00
Sunday from 19.00 to 20.30


VIA CROCIFERI

This street is considered the symbol of Baroque in Catania, because there are some of the most beautiful eighteenth-century churches of the city.

 

Visit St. Benedict Church:

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 10.00 to 17.00
First Sunday of the month from 11.00 to 17.00

Prices: 5 euro or 9 euro (also visit at Benedictine Monastery)


BENEDICTINE MONASTERY

Monday to Sunday from 9.00 to 17.00

In August from 11.00 to 18.00

You can also have an interested guide tour (7 euro)

Visit also St. Nicholas Church (one of the biggest in Sicily) - Monday to Saturday from 9.00 to 12.30


URSINO CASTLE

Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 19.00
(last ticket at 18.00)
Saturday and Sunday from 9.00 to 20.30
(last ticket at 19.30)


BELLINI THEATRE

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday:
guided tours from 9.00 to 13.00

Price: 6 euro


BELLINI'S GARDEN

 AddressVia Etnea, 360 

 


ROMAN THEATRE AND ODEON

 Address Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 266 - 95124 Catania

Monday to Saturday from 9.00 to 17.00
Sunday from 9.00 to 13.00

First Sunday of the month from 9.00 to 17.00 (free ticket)

Price: 6 euro

 

 


BISCARI PALACE

 Address

 Via Museo Biscari, 16 - 95131 Catania
Monday to Sunday from 7.00 to 13.00 / from 15.00 to 19.00
By appointment it is possible to visit the palace from 13.00 to 15.00 and from 19.00 to 22.00

 

 


FISH MARKET

 Address:  Piazza Duomo

Weekday mornings from 7am to 2pm and all day on Saturdays 

 

Every morning is lively and animated, and here you can buy or taste a huge selection of fresh fish and seafood, including clams, mussels, sardines, swordfish, tuna and many more. Following the local traditions, fishermen will try to attract buyers with their loud voices and lots of gesticulations. Nearby there are also fruit and veg stalls as well as cheeses and mushrooms from the mountain village

 


BOTANICAL GARDEN

 Address:   Via Etnea, 397 - 95128 Catania

From October 1 to March 31: Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 17.00 (last admission at 16:00)
Saturday from 9.00 to 13.00 (last admission at 12.00).

From 1 April to 30 September: Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 19.00 (last admission at 18:00)
Saturday from 9.00 to 13.00 (last admission at 12.00)


MOBILITY

SUBWAY

Single ticket: € 1,00 valid for 90 minutes
Subway/AMT integrated ticket: € 1,20 valid for 120 minutes

 

The service during working days is every 10 minutes (until h 15.00) and every 15 minutes (from h 15.00) for both directions. 

  • h 06.40 (from Stazione CT Nesima)
  • h 21.10 (from Stazione CT Stesicoro) (h. 0:30 on Saturday night)
  • Website

URBAN BUSES

Single ticket: € 1,00 valid for 90 minutes
Daily ticket: € 2,50
AMT/Subway integrated ticket: € 1,20 valid for 120 minutes

 

ALIBUS

  • It is the bus from/to airport
  • The stops are: Archi, Stazione Est, Libertà, Italia, Verga, Trento, Viale, Bellini Ovest, Stesicoro (the closest stop), Sicilia, Repubblica Sud, Stazione Ovest, Cutelli, Civita, Dusmet, Aeroporto.
  • It is every 25 minutes and the ticket is 4 euro and you can buy it on the bus
  • Website

TAXI

You can use a taxi, call RADIOTAXI 0039 095 330 966

TRAIN

You can take a train to go to Taormina, Siracusa and to other towns in Sicily

 

RENTAL CAR

You can choose to rent a car at the airport in case you would like to go to towns where the public transport is not efficient