Ursino Castle

Ursino Castle

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 gallery with a handful of exhibitions. See ancient Greek artefacts, tapestries, frescoes and ceramics.
Catania fish market

Catania fish market

Catania

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...

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Benedictine Monastery of San Nicolo L’Arena

Benedictine Monastery of San Nicolo L’Arena

Catania

One of Catania’s UNESCO-listed sights, the Benedictine Monastery of San Nicolo L’Arena is not to be missed. It’s one of the largest Benedictine monasteries in Europe and features grand staircases, impressive...

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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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