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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...
"… watch the passers by or entering such cafes to pick through the daily papers. We allow ourselves the title Quality B+B because we are able to offer spacious, 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...
Ostello del Plebiscito Catania
"… 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 free Wi-Fi...
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!!" … "… received in an ambiance with an accouterment in classical style, which fits with the architectural frame. The Verga is designed for younger...
City-in Hostel B&B Catania
"… and a large fully equipped kitchen where maybe prepare a dinner in the company of other guests. We are fortunate to have a large sunny courtyard where you can find some 'peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of the city. City-Hostel is definitely in a different hostel hostels by large companies devoid of character and personality, has clean rooms and newly furnished down to the smallest detail. The staff will be at...
Ostello degli Elefanti Hostel Catania
"Ok - Still no toilet seats ..." … "… 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 cathedral, the fountain of Amenano river , and the old fish market with its thousands of colours and intense...
Apartment Globetrotter Catania
"… apartment located in the historical center of Catania in Sicily on Via Porta di Ferro n° 43. Situation immediately in front of the City’s port, it is a two level dwelling with the entrance accessible from the ground floor of the building. Though this apartment’s entrance may appear quite rustic, the interior has been recently renovated. Inside, the staircase divides the living area from bedroom. The first floor houses the...
"… 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...
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...
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;...
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...
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...
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...
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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!" … "… main facilities of the town. The...
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
"… 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, Teatro Massimo Square, University,...
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...
B&B La Tenuta
"… Valverde (Acicastello - Catania), in a quite strategic position between the splendid Eastern Sicilian sea and the majesty of Mount Etna, the B6B La Tenuta offers to its guests the chance to spend a relaxing journey immersed in the huge natural landscapes all around and to find an easy way out to visit all the main cultural places of Sicily and to reach in a few minutes the Etna, the highest volcano in Europe. La Tenuta offers...
"… from the days of mild Mediterranean climate, or where you can stop and use our wi-fi internet away from the bustle of Catania, to discover that the Sicilian hospitality is always freshly prepared and served with care. Casa Barbero B&B Catania is a serenity oasis in the centre of Catania. Welcome to our home, where guests become our friends November 2013: 7 years of hospitality, more than 1,500 comments from our guests. 272...
Suite Inn Catania
"… is also available for guests. All guest rooms feature: - Air conditioning - Satellite television - Radio-DVD player - Wireless Internet access. Thanks to its strategic position guests are perfectly located for enjoying the city's top entertainment, shopping and cultural spots. The Suit Inn Catania welcomes business travelers offering a range of business services. Our multi-lingual staff are on hand to welcome you. Guest car...
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