Guided tour

Catania: City Highlights Tour with Guide

Activity provider: Portale Sardegna S.p.A.

Catania: City Highlights Tour with Guide

Activity provider: Portale Sardegna S.p.A.

From US$ 25.91 per person

Discover the magic of Catania on a guided walking tour. Stroll through alleys and main streets to see Piazza Duomo, the historic fish market, and the churches and monasteries on Crociferi street.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian


  • Take in the sights and smells at the lively historic fish market
  • Discover hidden gems as you go through alleys and the streets of the city
  • See the influence of lava rock on the buildings in the city
  • Find out why the Elephant Statue is the symbol for Catania
  • Walk by the churches and monasteries on Crociferi street
Full description

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.

  • Multilingual escort
  • Transfers from the hotel
  • Entrance fees to monuments, museums, galleries and sites of archaeological interest
  • Anything not included in "Includes"
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Please meet at the corner between Via Erasmo Merletta and Via Vittorio Emanuele II

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This reservation is subject to confirmation
  • The fish shop is closed on Sundays because
Customer reviews

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November 7, 2022


Particularly enjoyed going into the lava cave! Personable and knowledgeable guide. Good quick intro to Catania.

November 17, 2022

Product ID: 408558