Sitting on the eastern coast of Sicily, Catania is situated on the edge of the most enormous volcano in Europe known as Mount Etna. Known to be the second-largest city in Italy, this magnificent city receives its charm from the Ionian sea and is seen to be the seventh-largest metropolitan city in Italy. Founded in the 8th century BC by the Chalcidian Greeks, Catania has survived through a calamitous earthquake in 1169.
The beginning of the 14th century helped Catania in regaining the popularity due to its awe-inspiring art, rich culture and constitutional centre. The city has wrecked multiple times from the deadly eruptions of Mount Etna, the most major frightening explosion by Etna was marked in the year 1669.
The vibrant town displays a picturesque surrounding embracing the rare art, architecture, the liveliness of the city and has now been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After the money bearing Milan, Catania is known to be the economic hub of the country. From ancient times to the contemporary era, this place has always featured a plethora of intriguing places from the Basilica Sant’Agata to Museo Civici.
Calling out all the party freaks out there, take your glass and be ready to sync along with the beats of the music. YES! Catania is not only a place with magnificent places for sightseeing but it is also considered to be a paradise for all the night-life addicts out there. Italy’s mouth-watering local dishes are no surprise to us but Catania altogether features an array of rare dishes to drool upon, when paired with booze and lively night-life must be experienced by every traveller out there.
Soak into the serenity of the beguiling surrounding and witness the ultimate beauty of the place by visiting this tempting city. Take that flight and land on the town with a wide variety of options to explore from adventure lovers to all the foodies out there, you shall all find the satisfaction dangling in the air of this alluring town.