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Monastero dei Benedettini di San Nicolò l'Arena, Italy

Monastero dei Benedettini di San Nicolò l'Arena, Italy: Our most recommended tours and activities

3-Hour Catania Segway PT Authorized Tour

1. 3-Hour Catania Segway PT Authorized Tour

Situated between the Ionian Sea and the slopes of Mt Etna, the town of Catania is rich in folklore, history, and beauty. On this guided Segway tour, you will be able to visit the entire Old Town. Start from the meeting point, where you'll learn how to use your Segway. From here we glide into the heart of the city to reach Piazza Duomo. Taking via Etnea, cross Piazza Università. From here, head to Piazza Vincenzo Bellini where there is the wonderful lyrical theater named after Vincenzo Bellini. Going along Via Etnea, you'll reach Piazza Stesicoro to see the ruins of the Roman amphitheater and the monument to Vincenzo Bellini; Catania’s Swan. Having covered another piece of vibrant Via Etnea, cross the green area of a public garden to reach the town's highest point where you can admire San Nicola church and the Benedictine’s Monastery. After that, continue riding your Segway to Piazza Federico di Svevia, where you will find Ursino Castle; a 13th-century structure that is the only surviving remnant of the medieval town.

Catania: Ursino Castle and Bellini Theater Private Tour

2. Catania: Ursino Castle and Bellini Theater Private Tour

Discover the beautiful architecture and ancient history on this guided tour of Catania. Visit the Ursino Castle and the stunning Cathedral of Sant'Agata. Commence your guided tour of Catania from the iconic Ursino castle. Admire the grounds of this architecturally unique structure and learn about its role in Sicilian history.  Stroll to the Via Auteri, which is in front of the ruins of the Roman baths, and you will then reach the fish and food markets of Catania, often considered to be the city's beating heart.  Pass by the fish market and head to the del Duomo. Here, you can discover its numerous Baroque buildings and the Elephant Fountain.  Next, visit the Cathedral of Sant'Agata, built-in 1090. Marvel at the tomb of the famous composer Vincenzo Bellini. Continue to the famous Bellini Theater. After taking photos, you will pass the Roman Theater and continue along Via Vittorio Emanuele, where the tour will end at the Benedictine monastery and the church of San Nicolò.

Walking Tour, City Highlights and Street Food

3. Walking Tour, City Highlights and Street Food

Enjoy Catania “the black city” like the color of lava rock through this amazing walking tour.We will visit the main attractions such as the Benedictine monastery, the church of San Nicolò where we will see the typical “candelore” of the local tradition during the feast of Sant’Agata. We will cross the Ursino Castle district, we will visit a small cave where the river flows that the lava of 1669 covered forever.We will arrive at the Fish Market, the Cathedral, the historic Elephant Fountain and University Square. We will discover the unknown neighborhood of San Berillo, a hidden and unknown area of the city. We will end with a tasting of arancini and other street food in one of the best bars in Catania.

Private Tour to Catania from Taormina

4. Private Tour to Catania from Taormina

Embark on a private tour to the vibrant city of Catania from Taormina and explore the rich history, culture, and architecture of this stunning city. Witness the grandeur of the Piazza del Duomo, which boasts of the iconic Elephant Fountain and the magnificent Cathedral of Saint Agatha. Stroll through the bustling streets of the fish market and savor the local delicacies while learning about the city's history from your knowledgeable guide. Visit the Ursino Castle, a medieval fortress that houses a museum with intriguing artifacts, and marvel at the breathtaking views of Mount Etna from the top. Explore the ornate architecture of the Benedictine Monastery of San Nicolò l'Arena, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and learn about its rich history dating back to the 16th century. End your tour by indulging in a shopping spree in the charming boutiques and artisan shops, where you can purchase local souvenirs to take home. Enjoy a comfortable and hassle-free transfer back to your accommodation in Taormina, filled with fond memories of your day trip to Catania.

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