Catania fish market

Catania fish market

You can’t visit Catania without stopping by the renowned fish market. After all, it’s one of the biggest across all of Italy. It’s an ancient tradition that takes places every weekday from 7am until 2pm and all day on Saturdays. The atmosphere is loud and lively with local fishermen using their voices and funny gestures to attract customers to their stall. Alongside fish, you can also buy fruit, veg and cheese.
Ursino Castle

Ursino Castle

Catania

A real gem in Catania, Ursino Castle can be found around a ten-minute walk from the city’s cathedral. It was built back in the 13th-century as a royal castle of Sicily but today, it’s home to a museum and art...

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Palazzo Biscari

Palazzo Biscari

Catania

Prepare to be wowed by this beautiful palace. It’s home to more than 700 rooms and a handful of grand chambers and hallways that are all decorated in a classic rococo style and feature gleaming gold accents and...

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Villa Cerami

Villa Cerami

Catania

This grand mansion was once the residence of the Rosso family of Cerami, but today it’s part of the city’s law university. Follow the path into the villa and you’ll get to explore a large courtyard and...

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