Hotel Catania Centro (ex La Vecchia Palma) - Via Etnea 668, 95128 Catania

Via Etnea

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Via Etnea

Via Etnea is the main street of Catania, all entirely covered with lava rock flagstones, whose palaces and churches are strictly symbol of Sicilian baroque. Starts from Piazza Duomo to reach up to the ring road; during your walk you will always be crowned by the majestic Etna, a spectacle of nature.

Here you will find buildings and churches to visit, the ruins of the Ancient amphitheatre, accessible from Catania Piazza Stesicoro, Villa Bellini but not only: via Etnea, along with the Course Italy, even the shopping hub of Catania. Via Etnea is generally closed to the transit of vehicles except buses and official cars so it is advisable to leave your car in one of the many car parks and continue your trip by walk.