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Aeroporto di Catania-Fontanarossa
Catania / Sigonella
Stazione Catania Acquicella
Stazione Catania Borgo
Stazione Catania Centrale
Stazione Catania Porto
Stazione Catania Sicula
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Catania, a lovely city on the east coast of Sicily, has as its background the Ionian Sea, and on the opposite side you can see the bad-tempered Mount Etna. The city may look a bit touristic in some streets and a little bit too busy and overcrowded -- it is one of the largest cities in Italy -- but you will love it after starting to explore! The city is well developed and is a busy, touristic place, mostly in summer (July and August).
The city is nice to explore, so take a walk to the center of the city and be amazed with the many historical buildings -- the Baroque city center of Catania is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site -- and if you like churches, in Catania you can find dozens of them. Although, one of the most remarkable place lies just outside the city -- the Roman ruins, with an amazingly well-preserved amphitheater.
Nearby is Mount Etna, a still-active volcano that has a history of eruptions, earthquakes, and destruction of neighboring cities -- it is definitely worth a visit. When you get to Mount Etna, there is a really steep, rocky road that marks the beginning of the best trekking path in the area; it will allow you to go to the crater rim and have an amazing view of the lava flows, other small cones in the main cone -- some of them still active -- and the surroundings of this impressive volcano. It's the must-do in this area.
The easiest way to get to Catania is by car and booking a rental car in advance is something you should consider, especially in summer because there can be a shortage of cars on the entire island.
Since it's one of the biggest cities on the island, it won't be a problem to find hostels in Catania. You can expect staff with good English and good facilities. Catania's hostels are also a good place to ask information about the best way to go to Mount Etna and can give you some valuable insight about the city.
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Agora Youth Hostel
"Agora Youth Hostel is an alternative hostel in the centre of Catania right near the colourful morning fish market. The rooms are incredibly hot during the summer and stuffy with inadequate cooling (just ceiling fans), squeaky bunk beds crammed into rooms where there are loads of holidaying young Italians who come in late and usually end up sleeping more than one to a bed. But it is a cheap place to stay and they do have a bar. The...
"… light rooms well furnished and very comfortable, as is the bathroom. We live to spoil all our guests, not just because good treatment is the Sicilian way, but also because we like our guests to visit us again at a later date. Our policy also allows us to give discounts to young people and guests who stay for a week. Furthermore, for those of you who want to stay longer, Sunday is free. Finally we are available to accommodate all...
Ostello del Plebiscito Catania
"… big and full of natural light include personal storages. Our goal is to give you a full experience of history and modern comfort. The hostel includes a big common area to enjoy with the local community and the international guests. -The lounge includes bar and comfortable armchairs. -The lunch room has 50 seats and you will be delighted by the traditional homemade cuisine. -Two fixed Internet desktop for your connection and...
C.C. Ly Hostel
"This hostel gets it right! - Great atmosphere -- Rosario was so welcoming, friendly, and helpful, it gave the place a very positive vibe. The decor helps this too. A kitchen to self-cater, a social room, great views of Etna from the balconies, close to the train/bus station and the town centre, free lockers, hot showers and a clean place. The 8 bed dorm didn't feel cramped either, there was room to move. I've stayed in a lot of hostels, and...
"HostelRooms Catania - Very friendly and beautiful hostel in the middle of the historical center of catania. Compared to the prizes the services are excellent: kitchen, TV-room, room service every morning, Wi-Fi in all rooms and, thank god, air-conditioning. Best place in catania!!" … "… In this area there is a kitchen, a common room with television, a dining room and a laundry. The rooms The Bellini rooms are air-conditioned...
City-in Hostel B&B Catania
"Clean, friendly - All You need." … "… world to continue cultural exchanges and, thus, along with all his friends, and in all periods of the year, organizes excursions, parties, dinners, boat tours, Etna days for skiing, hiking, etc ... Upon arrival we will be happy to welcome you with a cup of good coffee or tea, to know and to give you all the news about the city of Catania. You will be given a map of Catania and other...
Ostello degli Elefanti Hostel Catania
"Ok - Still no toilet seats ..." … "… terrace with breathtaking view over the city and Mount Etna. - Our indor restaurant will cook some of the most delicious mediterranean recipes. Surroundings Situated in the heart of the old town centre, the Ostello degli Elefanti is only a few footsteps away from Catania striking cultural sights. We are right next to the piazza Duomo, with its seven hundred year old palaces, the...
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Apartment Globetrotter Catania
"… r." … "… the following facilities: ensuite bathroom, air conditioning, TV, DVD, equipped kitchen hairdryer, some of them with WiFi connection and washing machine. We have more apartments, they are located in different addresses; they all are in the historical city center; the nearest is 5 minutes far from Duomo square and the farthest is 12 minutes. The choice of the apartment depends on the number of booking people...
"… conditions: Ban smoking inside the apartment, Inability to bring animals, Inability to accommodate foreign persons. In order to an happy holiday for those staying after you, it’s requested the amount of Euro 20.00 for final extraordinary cleaning. The rate includes breakfast, supply of linens and kitchenware, change linens and cleaning service every four days, consumption water, light and gas, air conditioners...
Barocco & Trinacria
"… full optional bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, satellite tv, heating and air conditioning, hairdrier, towels and linen. Free connection to the internet. You will be introduced to the real life in Sicily by the pleasant and informative conversation offered by our friendly young owners, who are sure to offer you a warm welcome and be of service throughout your stay (our staff speaks English, German, French and Spanish). The...
La Casetta Sul Vulcano
"… has all the necessary comforts for a pleasant stay. The house is equipped with air conditioning, TV, equipped kitchen, laundry with washing machine and a small garden with barbeque; also can accommodate a maximum of 6 people in absolute comfort. From the house you can easily reach the Etnaland water park, shopping center Etnapolis and is also a strategic point to visit the entire province of Catania and admire its artistic and...
Catania City Center Apartments
"Excellent - Close to the duomo and most interesting food market, but in a nice non-touristy area. Parking is easy to find, just park on the sidewalks like the locals. Excellent variety of stuff for breakfast and you can feel free to snack on fruits, biscuits, cereal all day. Beautiful rooms and extremely friendly staff. Highly recommended." … "… is possible to visit the most beautiful examples of Baroque architecture in the...
"Un clima familiare che si respira anche nella zona comune che si affaccia su un elegante cittadina alle pendici dell'Etna.Il B&B Trinacria è una struttura a conduzione familiare,gode di una incantevole posizione,che offre una straordinaria vista del vulcano Etna proprio al centro di Trecastagni delizioso paesino alle pendici dell'Etna. Le camere ampie ed eleganti,ognuna con bagno privato. I servizi includono anche aria condizionata eTV Lcd...
Antico Borgo Catania
"… Thanks to its very central location, it is possible to reach by walk the teeming historical centre of Catania or the nearby amenities, public facilities and transport services connected directly with the airport and other Sicilian cities. Antico Borgo can make available two completely self-contained flats beautifully refurbished thanks to the experience of the landlord who has been able to instill elegance and contemporary charm to...
Le Ville della Contea
"… of a comfortable living room with and kitchen area, double bedroom and en suite bathroom with bidet and shower. All the apartments have large terraces overlooking Mount Etna or large gardens with sunbeds, sunshades and barbecue. Services and activities Moreover the Residence offers entertainment facilities such as: a tennis court, a play area for children, a ping-pong tables area, a football’s table area and a relax area. At...
"… with his important Cathedral and where is located the most important symbol of the city, “u liotru” (The elephant). Giovanni Verga and Vincenzo Bellini‘s Museums. The famous Massimo Bellini’s theatre (the lyrical theatre dedicated to Vincenzo Bellini) which is located in the famous Piazza Vincenzo Bellini (also known as Piazza Stesicoro), where is set the main attractive Catania’s nightlife, full of pubs, bars, live music,...
Costa del Sole
"… all comforts. You will find all the things needed to get the maximum pleasure and enjoy the wonderful relaxing sea and the magnificent sun 365 days a year. Comfortable apartments of new construction, they are equipped with all things necessary for residing, they are complete with kitchen for cooking, accessories and WC (shower, bidet, hairdryer). Costa del Sole Residence offers the following free services: Wi-Fi Zone;...
A casa di Ludo
"… wi-fi" … "A Casa di Ludo is located in the historic center of Catania, in a quiet environment ideal for couples but can also accommodate a small family, where you can relax while forgetting to be the center of the city. Catania Cathedral is a 5-minute walk from A Casa di Ludo. Giovanni Verga's House and museum are 300 metres from the studio. A18 motorway toll San Gregorio di Catania lies 8.7 Km away - 15 minutes. Catania...
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VTE Villaggio Europeo
"… shared dorm: the room is equipped with 4 bunk beds and 4 lockers (50 x 20 cm). The room, 16 m2, has a small private toilet, sink and hot shower inside. In front of the room a small patio equipped with table and chairs. Free use of the common kitchen - Private Double Hostel Room : (double bed or single beds) equipped with wardrobe, bedside tables and private toiled with warm shower. Small patio outside the room equipped with table...
Catania City Center
"For those looking to visit Catania I highly recommend staying at the Catania City Center as it leaves little to be desired as far as hostels go. The hospitality was by far the best I experienced during my entire two-month visit to Europe. I have no hesitation in recommending this place to anyone. The friendly nature of the hostess and her eagerness to please and offer advice/tourist information generated a warm and inviting atmosphere that...
"… on foot, incorporating the archeological sites, the city's most important streets, the cathedral, the theatre "teatro Massimo Bellini" and the beach. It is only 10minutes from the airport and also from the bus and train stations, where there aregood connections to Taormina (30minutes), Mount Etna, the "Parco zoo di Sicilia) and Sicily's other important cities: Siracusa, Palermo, Agrigento, Trapani, Messina. Home-prepared, organic...
At Sveva Bed & Breakfast
"Loved staying here! - I stayed here for 6 night and found it wonderful -- the hosts were friendly and accommodating, the room was a good size with a great balcony, shower was excellent, the position was great (i was traveling as a single woman) with no problems in the neighbourhood or negotiating distances, and the breakfast was enough to jettison you out the door! Highly recommended!" … "… located and near the main facilities...
Bad B&B & Design
"… Catanese baroque architecture with contemporary art and design. At BAD one breathes the creativity of Giulia and Alessandro, the two owners and curators. Professionals in the World of advertising and graphic design, they have expertly created within the ample and comfortable rooms different ambiences, exhibiting psychedelic wallpapers, amazing 19th Century Sicilian artifacts, vintage furniture and works of young aspiring artists....
"Good design in the center of city - Great location in the middle of Catania, close to Plazza Duomo. very spacious room, nice shared area (large table, veranda with tables). very nice and helpful manager -- help you with parking possibilities. I can strongly recommend this place for your stay in Catania." … "… and Breakfast is located next to the Massimo Bellini theater and it's only 500 meters far from the train station and bus...
Bed & Breakfast Teatro Bellini
"… same comforts, but a definitely lower price. The place which will accommodate you is warm, cosy and very clean, furnished with taste and elegance, so to make your stay extremely pleasant. We care with much attention about the cleaning of the bathrooms and the provided linen. The strategic position of Teatro Bellini B&B allows to reach in a very brief time the most famous squares of turistic interest (Stesicoro, Cathedral,...
Al Mare in Città
"… TV colour , air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms. Breakfast is included in the rates. Just a few steps from Piazza Europa and Corso Italia, Al Mare in Città is perfect for exploring everything Catania has to offer. Set on the slopes of Mt. Etna, the city is just 40km from Taormina and 60km from Siracusa. Those who like to get out and about will enjoy exploring the Gole dell\'Alcantara gorges or paragliding in the nearby...
"… from the central station, , comfortably served by the public transport and easily reachable from all the town points. The 4 ROOMS completely restructured and finely furnish, expect every comfort: private bathroom, air conditioning, centralized heating, Satellite LCD TV, internet, frigobar, easy possibilities of free or guarded parking. The acceptance and the hospitality of the owners, will garantee you attention at all time. For...
De Curtis B&B
"The De Curtis serves a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning, complete with authentic Italian cappuccino. Front-desk staff are on hand to offer room service (limited hours), book excursions and offer sightseeing advice. The residence’s air-conditioned public areas are equipped with wireless internet access. De Curtis, Catania, offers 14 guestrooms on two floors, all of which are decorated in light shades and feature antique-style...
B&B Globetrotter Catania
"… castle, 200m from the Dome, cathedral and Via Etnea. You will find a hotel quality and warm homely atmosphere. Globetrotter B&B is within walking distance from main monuments, restaurants, pubs, and discos. The hostel is 15 minutes from the airport by car and 5 minutes from railway station and port. Our rooms are very comfortable with the following facilities: ensuite bathroom, air conditioning, TV, DVD, free...
"… beloved land. B&B SolSicily is situated within the historic centre of Catania. This central location is the strong point of our B&B: ideal for these who want to enjoy seaside holidays without missing out on city life, as well as for those who want to move around the city effortlessly. Furthermore one can partake in the exhilarating nightlife of this passionate and multicultural city with its young population, and, in a multitude of...
Casa Tina Maugeri
"… away from the sea: only Km 1 from the beach with volcanic rocks and Km 2 from the famous beach with gold sand "la Playa". Both are easily reachable with public transports or by car. The airport is 30 minutes far away by car from the B&B. The bedrooms are all with bathroom, balcony, air conditioned, TV, hair dryer and free Internet wi-fi. At guests disposal there are: a wide drawing-room and a dining-room where to have breakfast...
"… is located in once of the nicest areas of Catania in a lovely building built in 1800 near to the University in Villa Cerami. Our elegant rooms are big enough to put up until four people in the same room. Our costumers can enjoy a TV color, confortable matress, private bathroom,balcony and a gourgeous wood floor. Via Crociferi is in the historic centre of Catania,many films was made there using the ' Baroque Catanese' as a scenery....
B&B Giuseppe Verdi
"… to all the top museums and tourist attractions. Our staff is well trained to ensure excellent hospitality for you. This apart, we also offer a wide range of facilities to make your stay pleasant. So come and experience the warmth and comfort of this accommodation. We will do all we can to make your stay wonderful and memorable. To suit your standards of comfort we provide you with rooms that are cozy, beautifully furnished and...
City Lounge B&B
"Unfriendly ghost house - Nice facility and clean, BUT Even through i did a reservation including arrival time, no one was there. Only with the help of the B&B downstairs, some phone calls i was able to check-in after wasting my time for more than an hour. Everything can happen in Italy, but the owner should not be yelling at me for arriving as told before. From a girl working/being exploited there for a bed, i learned that her rudeness is...
Da Gianni e Lucia B&B
"An incredible place where all is good. Central position, big rooms, all with inside bathroom. FREE WI-FI Kind and available personell make the difference We have single, double, triple rooms and rooms for family and friends Touristic information of any kind Homemade jam and croissant All in a very simple and sicere mode Very close to all" … "… and you are here By TRAIN and BUS stations are 1.1 km from here by taxi costs € 8-10,...
Bed & Breakfast Oasis
"The Bed and Breakfast Oasis near the Aci Trezza Sea Front, it enjoys of an unique panorama. Located forehead the faraglionis, on the first floor, offers ample rooms with Tv colors, air conditioned and private bathroom. We are pleased to entertain you for a stay that succeeds in satysfying your demands. Our Bed and Breakfast, moreover, offers you a nice garden to spend your free-time in relax, admiring the sea." … "B&B Oasis is...
B&B Antico Teatro
"The B&B Antico Teatro is inserted in a 17th century building. The structure is restaured with good taste to give comfort and hearty reception. Rooms furnished to a high standard, bathrooms are all private and balconies give on Via Vittorio Emanuele in front of Greco Romano amphitheatre (Duomo 200 m), a wonderful sight in the centre, close to other monuments that you can visit. At night time you can enjoy Catania's big movida (pubs,...
5 Balconi B&B
"… comfortable beds with mosquito nets, duvets in winter and flowering balconies of iron and marble. NB: Air conditioning/heating, TV and free Wi-Fi are standard in all the rooms. Tea/coffee making facilities, a fridge, DVD and video player are also available for guests use. Our breakfasts are nutritious and delicious and can be taken in your room or in the communal dining area. The breakfast options are: Fruit juice ~...
"… first room is composed of a double bed with the possibility of adding additional beds.The second room has a single bed with the possibility of a double.All the rooms have from one up to three balconies and are air-conditioned.Guests can chose to have a private or a shared bathroom.Breakfast is served in the common room or optionally in the private rooms.The common room is provided with DVD player, stereo, Satellite TV and...
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