Two-hour guided excursion to Catania SicilySKU: 62362
Description of Two-hour guided excursion to Catania SicilyCatania is one of the most characteristic and important cities of Sicily : do not miss the opportunity to visit it with us thanks to this guided tour .
The visit will last two hours, two hours during which we will walk the streets of the city and admire the most emblematic places.
The tour will start from the Ursino castle , a construction commissioned by Frederick II of Swabia and built on an ancient Norman fortress.
Afterwards, we will pass by Via Auteri , in front of the ruins of the Roman baths , and then reach the fish market in Catania where we will savor the lively life of the "fish market. ", the city's food market.
At the fish market there is a staircase that leads directly to Piazza Duomo , with the numerous Baroque buildings and the emblem of Catania, the Elephant Fountain .
Here we will visit the Cathedral of Sant'Agata , built in 1090 above the Roman baths of Achille and where the martyrdom of Sant'Agata took place in 251. Inside the Duomo you can see the tomb of the famous composer Vincenzo Bellini and many Aragonese kings.
Once we have visited the Cathedral, we will head towards the Teatro Bellini , one of the most famous theaters in Italy, in a neo-Renaissance style. We will then pass in front of the Roman Theater and continue along Via Vittorio Emanuele, where we will reach the Benedictine monastery and the church of San Nicolò .
Get to know the splendor of one of the most emblematic cities of Sicily .
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