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CATANIA

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Program
Activity

A walking tour in the historic center of Catania, with an authorized guide, to discover the wonderful Baroque monuments and the Greek-Roman remains, taste the typical local products

The guided tour starts from Piazza Duomo, the first stop is the Cathedral, rebuilt after the earthquake of 1693, as a good part of historic buildings and several churches, inside are preserved the Sacred Relics of Agata, Santa Patrona of the city, in the sacristy a painting eruption of 1669, extraordinary iconographic testimony of one of the most important eruptions of Etna. The tour continues with the visit of the Ursino castle, via Crociferi, a significant example of Sicilian baroque, to arrive in Piazza Stesicoro where there are the remains of the Roman Amphitheater, passage from Villa Bellini, not only to remember the Swan Catanese, but to admire one of the most beautiful gardens in Sicily. Returning from Via Etnea, stop at Piazza Università, one of the oldest Italian universities, then before concluding at Villa Pacini (known to the Catania as Villa Varagghi-of the yawns), stop in Peschieria, a typical market in Catania, to admire the unique Fontana dell 'Amenano (known as Acqua or linzolu-sheet). The tour can be modified according to the directions of the tour guide.

Visit the most important Baroque monuments

Discovering the Greek-Roman remains

Explore the typical streets and squares of the historic center

Taste the typical ethnicity

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Price details

INCLUDES: guided tour of the monuments
DOES NOT INCLUDE: tasting of Etnean products, admission ticket to monuments

Tipology

Guided tour on foot

Tour Schedule

Guided tour on foot, with an appointment at the meeting point in Duomo square

Difficulty Path

MIDDLE / EASY

Required Equipment

Please wear appropriate clothing when visiting religious sites, wear comfortable shoes.

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