Discover the surroundings of Catania!
Catania is a fascinating city unique with its baroque beauty, but in addition to fully live its atmosphere during your stay at the Best Western Hotel Mediterraneo you can also discover the surroundings through daily trips.
Besides the majestic Mount Etna, in fact, thanks to the agreement that our 3-star hotel in Catania has with Etna Tribe, you can choose a daily trip in the beautiful Syracuse and Taormina from Catania and take advantage of 25% discount on the price of excursion (from € 45).
The staff at the Best Western Hotel Mediterraneo will give you all the information about how to organize your holiday in Catania.
Excursions in Catania, what we propose
Gardens & Taormina
The tour includes a visit to the seaside village of Giardini Naxos and a walk along the beautiful bay of Naxos.
After a stop in the lovely Isola Bella, Nature Reserve connected to the mainland by a thin strip of sand, you will arrive in the picturesque Taormina to admire the monuments and the most picturesque corner: Covaja Palace, ancient theater, Piazza IX Aprile, Tower of clock, the Cathedral Fortress, Old Abbey and Palace of the Duke of Santo Stefano ... without forgetting the shopping in exclusive shops and artisan boutiques.
Siracusa, Ortigia and Noto
This excursion includes a visit to the Archaeological Park of Neapolis, which homes the main monuments of Greek and Roman Syracuse: Greek Theatre, which is still used for classical performances, the Roman Amphitheatre, the Latomia of Paradise with the Ear of Dionysius and the Cordari Rope, the Altar of Hieron and the Church of St. Nicholas at Cordari.
You’ll continues with the visit of Ortigia between Greek temples and Christian churches, palaces and baroque courtyards, alleys Arabs, shops, the beautiful Fountain of Arethusa and the baroque Duomo square surrounded by palaces.
It is also planned to visit Noto, jewel of Sicilian Baroque and UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you can stroll along the main street, Corso Vittorio Emanuele, and admire the many palaces and churches that are worth the title of "Garden of Stone".