- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
Self contained apartment in historic building typical of the architecture of Catania. Recently renovated by the architect owner in a style which, while respecting the traditional style has given him a modern and younger.
Located in the heart of the historic center of the city (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the building is right in front of one of the most representative architectural elements of the history of Catania: the Ursino Castle built in the twelfth century by Frederick II of Swabia.
Today this area is the heart of the nightlife and daytime Catania and gastronomic center of the typical cuisine of our area. From here you will not need ...Read more
Self Catering Sicily | F1 | Catania | FK
Catania, Sicily, Italy
Additional Location Information
Catania is the second important city in Sicily and the main one in the east part of the island.
The location is a the foot of Mount Etna the highest volcano in Europe and still active. The wonderful strength of Etna, the snow-covered peaks, the crystal clear sea of the Ionian coast, the historical and archaeological heritage, the baroque churches and palaces, the enogastronomic traditions and music, the innate warmth and hospitality culture of the people, welcome tourists in every season.
Fire, water, and light meet, mingle and intertwine to give the visitor a unique spectacle. The province of Catania offers a scenario that has attracted tourists and travelers for centuries.
A strip of land where nature mixes colours in an embrace that wraps up little bays and paths that are imbued with the fragrance of muscat wine, in a continuous succession of cliffs and creeks that become fields and then valleys, almond trees covered with white flowers, red woods of beech and silver birch.
For more information about the city
Perfect location for a stay in Catana. Apartment in front of the castle ursino a short walk from the Duomo, the main street and a few meters from the historic fish market. Castle Ursino Square is a gastronomical center of the city and have focused a great deal of restaurants and clubs. This area is still alive and can be reached easily from here all the most representative of the city. Stazinoe a bus is about 5 minutes from where you can take the means to reach places such as Etna, Siracusa, Taormina, Noto, Piazza Armerina
The area of the Ursino Castle, where the apartment is located, is the heart of the city. The old folk tradition, proximity to the historic fish market, the Baroque context, make it fascinating. The location is central, and from here you can visit all the major tourist and historical sites of the city: GRCO theater, Roman theater, Roman baths, underground city, opera house, museum, museum of the diocese.
A few minutes by car or bus you can reach the sandy beaches (south side) and those of black volcanic stone (north side).
A few steps away is the bus station which connects the city of Catania and Taormina, Siracusa, Noto, Ragusa, Palermo etc ...
The neighborhood is alive day and night, full of bars and restaurants serving typical Sicilian cuisine where you can take a trip enograstronomico respectable at reasonable prices.
More About This Location
City vacations, Warm winter getaways
Nearest airport: catania, 1.99 miles
Nearest train station: catania, 0.99 miles
Nearest ferry port: catania, 0.99 miles
Car is not necessary
Last updated on March 01, 2015
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- A/C or climate control
- Washing Machine
- Towels Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Balcony or terrace
- Outdoor Dining Area
- 4 Dining chairs
- 4 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - yes
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no