Piazza Università, Italy

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Catania: City Highlights Walking Tour

1. Catania: City Highlights Walking Tour

See another side to Sicily as you discover the natural beauty of Catania on this walking tour. Admire the Ursino Castle, walk around the squares and plazas and discover the famous sites. Meet your guide before departing on your adventure. Stroll the city center with your local guide who will fascinate you with the city's history. See monuments built centuries ago that are still standing to this day. Many of the structures you will witness date back to the Greek colonization of the city back in the 8th-century B.C. Enjoy this tour and see the following landmarks: the piazza Duomo, Pescheria, Castello Ursino, piazza San Francesco, via Teatro Greco, piazza Dante, via Gesuiti, scalinata Alessi, piazza Università, piazza Vincenzo Bellini, and the piazza San Placido. If you are in Catania, this tour is simply a must-do.

Catania: City Highlights Tour with Guide

2. Catania: City Highlights Tour with Guide

Discover the soul of the ancient city of Catania on a guided walking tour. Explore the historical center of Catania with a local guide. Gain insight into the history and architecture of this city with a local guide. Meet your guide at the Elephant Statue and symbol of Catania in Piazza del Duomo. Marvel at the stunning dome of the cathedral in Piazza del Duomo. See how lava stone has given a unique flair to churches and late Baroque palaces in Catania. Head to Pescheria, the vibrant historic fish market. Reach Crociferi street where you can see the ornate church of San Benedetto and the church of San Giuliano which is a stunning example of Catania Baroque. Finish at Etnea where there are ruins, historical buildings, and shopping. Have the option of purchasing an arancino, a Sicilian cannoli, or another delicacy.

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What people are saying about Piazza Università, Italy

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 159 reviews

I am very happy to give a nice 5 stars to this experience because we were lucky enough to have a guide who loves his work and who loves the city of Catania, so he simply conveyed everything to us with a beauty and a descriptive ability that was a nice to hear it. After the end of the visit we went for lunch with the guide to Piazza Scamacca, a kind of covered "central market" born from an idea of young people from Catania, and which includes various gastronomic corners, each of which offers a certain category of food ( pasta, desserts, sandwiches, meat) both from Sicily and from other Italian regions (eg Panem offers 21 different sandwiches, each inspired by an Italian region). Highly recommended experience if you don't have much time to get around Catania and want to spend a couple of hours letting you tell the story of Catania and Sicily.

Super guide who shared not only the facts but anecdotes, legends and cultural information. A great way to get an introduction to the history and culture!

This was a great city tour with a small group of eight people. Our guide was a native of the city and was very passionate about explaining the city.

We were given a very insightful tour of the city with excellent information. Loved the story about Agata. Loved it.

Fantastic tour, which we would thoroughly recommend. We got a great feel for the city and our guide was superb