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Glamour nice loft, well-renovated semi-detached and privileged location in the heart of the historic center of Catania, in front of Castello Ursino, an ancient fortress built by Frederick II of Swabia.
This old popular area today, in the growth phase, is totally revitalized and is the heart of Catania’s life and gastronomical center of the local culinary culture.
The apartment consists of an open space with an entrance area/living room with dining area where there is a double sofa bed. At the same floor, there is a kitchen area and a balcony with direct views of the medieval castle.
The sleeping area consists of a very comfortable double bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe, and bathroom.
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.
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 is 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. The main rooms and pubs are in vogue right next to the square. From here you can certainly enjoy the town in full of its own attractions.
For those arriving by car parking, it is possible around the square by payment and free.
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 considered up to 2 years old
Booking price all inclusive, except:
Damage deposit (to pay on-site on arrival): €100. 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) 5€ per day. Ask for more details.
City Tax €2 per guest (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.