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Beautifully restored independent apartment and well located in the heart of the historic center of Catania, in front of the Castello Ursino, an ancient fortress built by Frederick II of Swabia. Today the whole area is completely revitalized, the heart of Catania’s life and gastronomical center of the city. From here you can leave your Sicilian culinary tour.
The apartment consists of a living room with sofa bed and dining table, kitchen. At the same level, it is a double bedroom, a bathroom, and a closet space. The rooms are well furnished and decorated. From the kitchen and the bedroom, it leads to a comfortable balcony with table and chairs, annex, laundry room. Another terrace furnished with green, with chairs, tables and umbrellas, is located on the upper level. Perfect for an afternoon break or dinner. The house is fully furnished and equipped with everything you need for your stay: linens, towels, kitchen utensils, iron with ironing board, washing machine, dishwasher, electric oven, gas stove, microwave, refrigerator, electric kettle and gas, hairdryer.
The bathroom has a shower, sink, toilet/bidet combination.
There are also: LED TV, DVD player, books/magazines, brochures and tourist brochures, background information, free wifi, Netflix provided.
A few steps from the Duomo you can easily reach all the most interesting and symbolic places of the city, its culture and its architecture. A few meters away there are the historical market of the fish market, the museum, the Benedictine monastery, the cathedral, the Etnea (main street of the city and sitting area), the greek amphitheater and the Odeon, the opera Vincenzo Bellini. In the evening the square surrounding the Castello Ursino is full of typical restaurants and at a good price. From here you can certainly enjoy the city and its own attractions.
Easy free parking in the area.
Interior design by Bureau69
Catania’s historical centre is UNESCO Heritage site. His baroque style is representative all over the world. The area of the Castello Ursino, where the apartment is located, is the heart of the city. The old folk tradition, proximity to the historical market of the fish, the Baroque context, make it fascinating. The location is central and from here you can visit all the main tourist and historical sites of the city: greek ancient theater , Romans amphitheater, Roman baths, the underground city, opera house, museum, diocesan museum.
A few minutes by car or bus you can reach the sandy beaches (south side) and those of black volcanic stone (north side).
A few steps away is the bus linking the city of Catania and Taormina, Siracusa, Noto, Ragusa, Palermo etc …
The neighborhood is alive day and night a perfect area where to spend holiday in Catania. The apartment is located just in front the “Ursino” Castle a short walk from the Duomo (5 minutes), the main street and a few meters from the historic fish market (3 minutes). In 5 minutes walking you can reach the bus station where its possible to take buses to Etna, Syracuse, Taormina, Noto, Piazza Armerina.
All the area around the castle and fish market is rich in bars and restaurants of typical Sicilian cuisine where you can have a gastronomic tour at reasonable prices.
Other things to note
* Children free of charge up to 2 years old.
Booking price all inclusive, except:
Damage deposit (to pay on-site on arrival): €200. Payment methods: PayPal, cash. This amount will be refunded at check out.
Air conditioning (June/September) electric heating system (December / February), included. Both on request (out of period) 10€ per day. Ask for more details.
City Tax €2 per guest/night (from 16 years old) for the first 4 nights. Free Parking allowed on the street.
The rental is supplied in accordance with Law 431/98.