Photos of Catania, the second city in Sicily after Palermo. Located at the foot of Mount Etna and founded by Greek sailors in 729 BC. JC it known a turbulent history, especially after the earthquake of 1693.
You visit the earth historic center of Catania in Piazza del Duomo, which contains the fountain of the elephant, the holy cathedral Agathe, the Collegiata, Via Crociferi which is one of the most famous streets of Catania full of many churches, the famous fish market, the palazzo Biscari considered one of the most beautiful beautiful in Italy. You will also discover the University Square.
The journey continues with pictures of Syracuse, the mythical city located just 60 km from Catania. Syracuse is known for its old port and its many vestiges of ancient Greece. You will visit, among others, the Palazzo Bellomo and the Greek Theatre. The streets of Syracuse plunge you into the ancient history of Europe. You will also find information about planning your trip to Catania: from when to Catania? What budget for a weekend? What to visit in Catania? © Photos by Emmanuel Buchot
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