Catania: Heart of the City Guided Walking Tour

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Explore the streets of Catania with this walking tour. Learn from a local guide as you discover the city's top sights like the Piazza Duomo, the Catania Cathedral, and the Ursino Castle.


  • Step back in time as you hear about the city's facinating past
  • Soak up and array of monuments as you walk down Via Crociferi
  • Capture pictures of top sights like the Cathedral of Catania and Ursino Castle
  • Live like a local with nightlife and restaurant tips from your guide
  • Find out where to shop like a local with a stroll through the fish market


Dive into the main monuments in Catania's city center on this guided walking tour. Follow a local guide to uncover history, legends, and facinating anecdotes about daily life in Sicily. Get tips on what to see and do during your time in the city. Meet your licensed guide in Piazza Duomo and admire the statue of the elephant, which is the symbol of Catani. Take a peak inside the Cathedral of Catania, which is the seat of the Archbishops of Catania. Stroll through the lively fish market to see nice restaurants and view an area with a rich nightlife. Stop outside the Ursino Castle, the only medieval monument that survived the terrible earthquake which destroyed Catania in 1693. Enjoy the stunning monasteries, churches and palaces which have made the Via Crociferi street so famous. Finish the tour in Piazza Università, one of the most scenic squares in the city and just a short walk from Duomo Square.


Local, licensed guide Walking tour

Important Information

  • This tour will be done with a minimum of 4 pax (not only from get your guide). If the number of pax is not reached the tour can be canceled the day before.
  • This tour takes place rain or shine, but if the weather is particularly bad, it might be cancelled . The tour is in English if you want an Italian tour please book the Italian (tour in italiano) on the same platform or a French on the French platform.
  • There are no entrance fees to pay as the tour takes place outside the attractions. However, the main monuments will be explained in a way that will help you decide what you want to visit on your own after the tour

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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