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Catania: the town, the market and a very Sicilian lunch

A day in the Etnean town

Catania: the town, the market and a very Sicilian lunch

Let's start: 9 a.m. Duomo square
Let's start: 9 a.m. Duomo square
The Elephant and the Mother Church (Cattedrale) in Duomo square
The Elephant and the Mother Church (Cattedrale) in Duomo square
Sicilian food break: would you like a granita? With or without a brioche?
Sicilian food break: would you like a granita? With or without a brioche?
9,15 am: here we are at the Pescheria, one of the most famous Mediterranean fishmarket!
9,15 am: here we are at the Pescheria, one of the most famous Mediterranean fishmarket!
Fish and fruit
Fish and fruit
10,30 am: Via Etnea, the pedestrian main street of Catania, masterpiece of Baroque style
10,30 am: Via Etnea, the pedestrian main street of Catania, masterpiece of Baroque style
11.am: in Via Etnea we'll pay a visit the to the Roman amphiteatre
11.am: in Via Etnea we'll pay a visit the to the Roman amphiteatre
Sicilian food break: would you like an arancino?
Sicilian food break: would you like an arancino?
The Villa Bellini public garden
The Villa Bellini public garden
12,30 am: walking the wonderful via Crociferi
12,30 am: walking the wonderful via Crociferi
2 pm: you should be hungry! It's time for a typical Sicilian lunch prepared exclusively for you, by a Sicilian chef at her home, in the only table of the room set for your group!
2 pm: you should be hungry! It's time for a typical Sicilian lunch prepared exclusively for you, by a Sicilian chef at her home, in the only table of the room set for your group!
Natalia Marta Guziuk, your guide
Natalia Marta Guziuk, your guide
Running Sicily: Catania, yawns, fish, liotru and pasta alla Norma

 

Catania, the Ionian town with the Elephant as city coat of arms.

Fish, Greek and Roman ruins, and the black lava stone of Etna volcano everywhere.

Unesco's for Baroque style

 

 

 

Scheduling of the day:

 

09,00 am: Let's go! We'll start from Piazza Duomo and then we'll visit, one after antohe: the worldwide famous Fish marketEtna street, a masterpiece of Baroque style architecture; the Roman Amphitheatre; some Baroque style churches dedicated to Saint Agata, the patron of Catania; we'll walk along the wonderful via Crociferi; and then we back to Piazza Duomo.

If we have time we'll pay a visit to the Villa Bellini town garden and to the Ursino castle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

h.14,00. You should be hungry! It's time for a typical Sicilian lunch prepared exclusively for you, by a Sicilian chef at her home, in the only table of the room set for your group!

This is an absolutely exclusive moment highly appreciated by our guests. Pasta alla Norma, Swordfish, tomatoes salade, cannoli ... are coming!

That's all!

 

 

 

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Natalia Marta Guziuk, la nostra guida

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PRICES

for 2 persons, € 180 per person (eventually tickets not included)

from 3 persons, € 135 per person (eventually tickets not included)

from 6 persons, € 100 per person (eventually tickets not included)

half prices for children

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Recommended equipment: A big smile and a great appetite

 

 

 

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Please note: This (as well as the other MammaSicily tours) is a Taylor Made Tour: it is made exclusively for a single reservation and does not provide for the participation of other people. In short: if you book it, it will be just you. Exclusive!

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WHO PLANNED THIS EXPERIENCE? The writer Giovanni Vallone (winner of the Gambrinus Prize for his book Guide to Etna) President of the Cultural Department of Splendid Sicily the greatest audio-video museum of Sicilia.

HIGHLIGHTS: You are in Catania one of the most peculair town in the world.

WHAT A CHILD THINKS ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE: "Uhmmm. an Elephant in the middle of the square!"

 

 

 

 

If you would like to know more, please fill the form on  the right top of the page or send an email at mammasicily@mammasicily.com or send a WhatsApp text or a call at +39 3475913083

 

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