Gravina di Catania Vacations
Many of Catania - Etna’s highlights are located within easy driving distance of Gravina di Catania, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two attractions that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Parco Gioeni and the ever-popular Botanical Garden of University of Catania. Also, be sure to check out Piazza Roma and Villa Majorana.
Savvy travelers in Gravina di Catania, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, should head to the nearby museums and theaters. Join a tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the wonderful exhibits at the Museo Emilio Greco in Catania, the Museo del Giocattolo and the Bellini Civic Museum. Go and see a spectacular show at the Massimo Bellini Theater in Catania.
There are many natural gifts here as well, so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. Breathe in the fresh air, throw a ball and enjoy some sunshine at nearby Catania Beach in Catania.
Sights such as Roman Columns in Catania, Benedictine Monastery and Piazza Mazzini are popular places for visitors to the Gravina di Catania area,. Learn about history by visiting Norman Castle in Aci Castello, Porta Garibaldi in Catania and Porta Uzeda. Travellers with a passion for religious history will appreciate the care and devotion that has gone into creating the Church of San Giuliano in Catania and the Chiesa di San Nicolo l'Arena.
Spend a few hours with fellow sports fans at Stadio Angelo Massimino, Catania, cheering on the much-loved Calcio Catania. On match days follow the procession of blue and re, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local soccer lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
Finding somewhere handy to base yourself in the Gravina di Catania area is a breeze. Check out the rooms and rates at the Una Hotel Palace, the Excelsior Grand Hotel, or the Grand Hotel Baia Verde, Aci Castello.