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 Tourism in Catania. Discover Sicily 

"Sicily - An Island of history, culture and nature"

The Mount Etna Volcano -  3360 m above the sea"

Catania

"300 days of sunshine and beautiful weather a year. 

  

           

Catania Port View

Tourism in Sicily Island

"Hot and Cool gets Together 

     

Excursions and trips from Catania   

Here are just some ideas of how to make memorable your stay with us. The full list of service information, attractions and guided tours is available by clicking here.

Sites to visit !

 

 

VULCANO ETNA - 35Km

Mount Etna  is an active volvano on the east coast of Sicily. It is the largest active volcano in Europe,  about 3,326 m. high, though it should be noted that this varies with summit eruptions.  It is the highest mountain in Italy south of the Alps. 

Mount Etna

TAORMINA - 40 Km

Taormina is a small town on the island of Sicily. Taormina is in the Province of Messina  together with the beautiful Aeolian Islands  and the ancient city of  Milazzo. It can be reached via highways  from Catania. Taormina has beautiful beaches and it has been a very popular tourist destination since the 19th century.

Taormina WebSite

SIRACUSA - 60Km

Syracuse today has about 125,000 inhabitants and numerous attractions for the visitor interested in historical sites (such as the Ear of Dionysius). A process of recovering and restoring the historical centre has been ongoing since the 1990s. 

 Siracura WebSite

MESSINA- 80 km

Messina is the third largest city on the island of  Sicily  and the capital of the Provinve of Messina. It is located near the North-East corner of Sicily, at the Strait of Messina just opposite Villa San Giovanni  which is itself north of Reggio Calabria across the straits, on the mainland

Messina WebSite

AEOLIAN ISLANDS 95 Km. ( ferry from Milazzo )

World Heritage Committee Inscribes 61 New Sites on World Heritage List

The Aeolian Islands provide an outstanding record of volcanic island-building and destruction, and ongoing volcanic phenomena. Studied since at least the 18th century, the islands have provided the science of vulcanology with examples of two types of eruption (Vulcanian and Strombolian) and thus have featured prominently in the education of geologists for more than 200 years. The site continues to enrich the field of vulcanology.

Official Tourism WebSite

PIAZZA ARMERINA - 110 Km

The city of Piazza (as it was called before 1862) began during the Norman domination in Sicily (11th century), but the area was inhabited since prehistorical times. The city was flourishing also during Roman times, as showed by the notable examples of the patrician Villa Romana del Casale.

Official  City WebSite

AGRIGENTO - 10 Km.

Agrigento  is a town on the southern coast of  Sicily, capital of the Province of Agrigento. The city is renowned as the site of the ancient Greek city of Akragras, one of the leading cities of Magna Graecia.

Official Tourism WebSite

PALERMO - 190 Km.

Palermo is the principal city and administrative seat of the autonomous region of Sicily, as well as the capital of the Province of Palermo. Inhabitants of Palermo in Italian are referred to as Palermitani or poetically Panormiti.

 

Official Tourism WebSite

 Further Information

For more detailed information, please visit Official  Web Site

 

  Azienda Provinziale de Turismo http://www.apt.catania.it
  Comuni de Catania  http://www.regione.sicilia.it/
  La Provincia di Catania http://sicilyweb.com/_index.htm
  Sheraton  Conference Venue http://www.sheratoncatania.com/

 

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