Catania is a city on the central eastern coast of Sicily and has about 300,000 inhabitants. The metropolitan area is much bigger though, with roughly 750,000 people living here. It's located between Messina and Siracusa and at the foot of Mount Etna, the highest point on Sicily and an active volcano.
From the Catania Travel Guide
Definitely value for money. Terrific accommodation for the price - large, clean room, clean ensuite - we were impressed! Small breakfast room that provided adequate offerings. Street could be a little noisy, however that added to the charm of being in Catania. ... more
Bus at 8.15 am from the Railway Station in Catania, taking three passengers up to Rifugio Sapienza at 2000m on the southern slope of Mt. Etna. The snow hides many of the geological features ...
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Mt Etna The first thing we decided to organise in Catania was a day trip to Mount Etna, seeing as thats the main reason we came to Catania. We were picked up on schedule at 9am Italian time (which ...
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