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Visiting Catania means exploring an ancient city rich in history and culture, breathtaking scenery by the crystal clear sea, the beauty of Mount Etna in all its splendor, and eating unique Sicilian cuisine. Catania is protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, and wandering around the city you will find many vestiges of the famous Sicilian Baroque.
What to see in Catania
Among the innumerable things to see in Catania, not to be missed are definitely the Cathedral of St. Agatha (patron saint of the city), the Piazza del Duomo famous for the Elephant Fountain, the wonderful Church of the Abbey of St. Agatha, the Via Etnea, which is also the most important and picturesque street in the city, the Massimo Vincenzo Bellini Theater, dedicated to the famous composer, The Fish Market of Catania, (La Pescheria is one of the oldest in Italy), the Benedictine Monastery, as well as many more.
What to do in Catania
You can take wonderful organized excursions either by sailing on the sea or visiting gardens, theaters and nature reserves. Take part in folk festivals without forgetting the city’s food and wine culture and fantastic climate!