The Tourist-House apartment "La Castellana" is located in the historical center of Catania not far from the most representative monuments of the city, in fact, even on foot, it is possible to reach and admire the Ursino Castle, where art and conferences, Piazza Duomo with the Cathedral Basilica dedicated to S. Agate Patrona of Catania, the Elephant Fountain "O 'Liotru" symbol of Catania. From Piazza Duomo you can also reach "A 'Piscaria", a historic fish market, daily flooded with a large crowd of people and tourists attracted by the flavors and the smell of typical products. The apartment is located on the 1st floor of an ancient building with balconies overlooking Via Plebiscito, which allows you to attend, on the evening of February 4, the procession of the Feast of St. Agatha which takes place in Catania in the days of 3-4-5 February and is famous all over the world for folklore and participation of devotees. The apartment is totally renovated and furnished and is composed of:
1 double bedroom + cot
1 double room with two beds that can be joined together
1 living room with large sofa bed, relax armchair, 40 inch LED TV
1 kitchen complete with everything needed for cooking + TV, microwave, kettle, coffee machine, toaster, blender, fridge with freezer.
1 shower with dressing room
The apartment is also equipped with free internet access and air conditioning; Parking in the area is free in the free areas available or for a fee in the areas bounded by the blue stripes. The apartment is easily reachable both from the central station ("Stesicoro" stop) and from the "Vincenzo Bellini" international airport with Alibus (stop "Archi")
In the area there are numerous shops, restaurants, trattorias, pizzerias, pubs, pharmacies, bars where you can also taste brioche and granite of various tastes and for shopping lovers the nearby Via Etnea, real living room of the city, offers shops of various kinds for all needs. The nightlife in Catania is very intense and you can not 'do not get involved by the "nightlife" Catania that until the early hours of dawn invades the entire old town especially on warm spring and summer evenings.
Lovers of the sea, taking advantage of the city buses and the metro, can admire, to the north of the city, the seafront of the lava rock cliff that extends to Acitrezza where you can see the famous Faraglioni and Lachea island, to the south "Plaja" waterfront kilometers of golden sand that reaches almost to the borders with the province of Syracuse. Both the cliffs and the "Plaja" there are numerous bathing establishments that turn into disco bars and aperitifs in the evening