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  3. Catania

Catania: Food Walking Tour

Product ID: 173484
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Join a small group tour of maximum 8 people and discover Catania from two different perspectives. Experience Sicilian culinary traditions, Catania culture, and see the city highlights.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit well known historical sites
  • Walk into the heart of the city
  • Taste Sicilian wine and street food
Full description
Begin your walking tour from Piazza Stesicoro at 9:30 am and jump aboard the subway to reach the first stop of the tour, San Giovanni Li Cuti. Explore this quaint fisherman village and the east part of the city and marvel at its black sand beach which exists as a result of the volcanic eruptions and lava flow that once occurred there. While at the seaside, enjoy a Sicilian breakfast of granita and Sicilian brioche.

Next, return back to Piazza Stesicoro, where you will enjoy a lovely walking tour and receive historical overview of the city, the alleys, and the squares of the old town. Stop to admire the Duomo Square, where you can take photos with the symbol of Catania and visit the Duomo church.

From here, head to the quaint fish market, better known as “la pescheria”, where you will taste local cheeses, olives, and some exquisiteness in oil.

Then, stop to see the view from the outside of the Castello Ursino, a fortress built between 1239 and 1250 by the architect Riccardo da Lentini and wanted by Frederick II of Swabia. Here, enjoy a tasting of typical Sicilian street food consisting of arancini, a small pizza, cipollina, and cartocciata.

Then, head to one of the finest kiosks of Catania where you can quench your thirst with a traditional fizzy drink made from fresh Selz and syrups.
Includes
  • Small group tour
  • Tour leader
  • Tasting of Sicilian food
  • Ticket of the subway
  • Drinks

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Meeting point

Pick-up from your hotel in Catania or from a close meeting point.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please bring with you drinkable water and a hat to protect from the sunlight
• Please note: the stop in San Giovanni Li Cuti will be impracticable in case of rain

From US$ 282.40 Per group up to 4

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Sicily Day BY Day

Product ID: 173484