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

4.8 / 5

based on 79 reviews

We really liked the description of the places we visited because they were contextualized by the characters of the time, the various dynnasties that followed one another and interesting stories that are often not told.

I recommend this walking tour to all visitors of Catania. Very interesting, informative and useful for your stay in Catania.

Our guide was very informative and entertaining! We learned so much about the history of Catania and Sicily!

Esther the group guide is very knowledgeable and made this tour unforgettable. Recommended!!

Catania is a magical city where history flows naturally.