“Non invidio a Dio il paradiso perché sono ben soddisfatto di vivere in Sicilia.” Federico II di Svevia
Catania, with its 294 566 inhabitants, is one of the most important provincial capitals in Sicily.
Founded in 729 BC from the Calcidesi of nearby Naxos, the city boasts a thousand-year history characterized by various dominations whose remains enrich its artistic, architectural and cultural heritage. Under the Aragonese dynasty it was the capital of the Kingdom of Sicily, and since 1434 at the behest of King Alfonso V it is the seat of the oldest university on the island.
And you, why would you like to visit it? Tasting, and at the same time listening to, the Norma? Look closely at Liotro, the elephant? Climb the slopes of Mount Etna?
Get lost together with whoever you want among impetuous volcanoes, baroque cities and the sea of the strait and discover all the wonders of Sicily!