Catania Like a Local: Customized Private Walking Tour

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Catania Like a Local: Customized Private Walking Tour

From $35.60 per person

Make travel about the people you meet and get to know Catania through the eyes of a passionate local host. Benefit from a customized itinerary to get an insightful introduction to everyday life in the city.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2 - 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
You can start the tour at your hotel or Airbnb. The local host will meet you in the lobby of your hotel or outside your Airbnb accommodation.
Private group


  • Get to know Catania through the eyes of a passionate local
  • Make travel about friendly people and not just places
  • Learn about the city's many tips, tricks and best-kept secrets
  • Customize your tour according to your interests
  • Select a centrally located meeting point and start time to suit you
Full description
Escape the endless historical facts of many sightseeing tours and discover Catania like a local. Get assigned a local host who will show you what it is really like to live in the city! Transform the way you travel and make it as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Chat with a local who is passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. As they are not professionals, and only do tours occasionally, they provide an experience that is authentic and personal. Meet where you are staying to get familiar with the neighborhood. Find out about the best places to eat, the easiest ways to get around and the hidden gems you might otherwise miss. Learn about cultural differences, local events and what it’s like to be a true resident of the city. By the end of the experience, you will feel more comfortable navigating on your own, confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
  • Local guide
  • Customized private walking tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional activity costs
  • Meals and drinks
  • Local transportation around the city
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • This tour provides a general overview of the city with practical information from a local’s perspective and not detailed historical facts. The more notice you give, the better, as the tours are organized on demand and are completely personalized to your needs
    • If you would like to include a visit to an attraction, you will need to cover the cost of entrance for the local guide
    • You can request a specific time for this tour
    • Wear comfortable shoes
    • Children below 3 years old are free of charge
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 /5

    based on 32 reviews

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    Amazing local guide

    It was an excellent experience all round. I normally like a quick guide on the first day to get properly orientated and see what I would like to return and explore in more detail. This option was great because we could choose when it would start, how long we wanted and it was reasonably priced when most other private tours are v costly unless you are a big group. We had a real local person and in our case Antonella was superb - she went way beyond what we expected - we received an email before the tour date asking if there was anything speicific, we sped round the city centre in 2 hours, she pointed out places of interest incl food choices, she was so helpful in so many ways and it was a great warm welcome. It isnt a type of tour which is heavy on history, dates & info but it did exactly what I wanted which was get a feel for the city to explore more later.

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    May 4, 2019

    A very interesting and lighter way to visit Catania

    If you do not want to know the whole history of the monuments and of the city but to visit it like a pleasant local company that will make you live the city in a simple but at the same time time makes you feel at home ... I recommend a lot and I will definitely use again this type of guide !!! Thanks Lilian

    August 6, 2018

    Antonella was a spectacular guide for this city. As a resident she knew all of the wonders of Catania. After the tour, my wife wanted to purchase baking pans that cannot be found in the USA. Antonella knew where to purchase them and took us there. A great day.

    July 9, 2019

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