Posts tagged ‘Catania’

Siracusa - Ortigia Waterfront

My Top 10 Photos of 2018 (Part 1)

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” – Seneca

Also this year is about to end. I looked back at my 2018 images and chose the 10 that I like the most. Here are the first 5. Taken all in Sicily. And it is no coincidence that in 4 of these photos you can see the sea. In fact, in these short and cold winter days most of all I miss the sea… and the sun on my skin.

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Bellini theatre in Catania, Sicily, Italy.

Catania at Night

In the Old Town of Catania, Sicily, there are some very suggestive places at night. The photo above shows the Teatro Massimo Bellini theater and the square in front of it, both named after the local-born opera composer Vincenzo Bellini. There are also many baroque churches lit at night, very beautiful is the Piazza Duomo square with the Cathedral. Read more

Mount Etna and the city of Catania seen from the terrace of the Abbey of Sant'Agata, Sicily

Catania – What a View!

A must-visit place in Catania, Sicily, is the terrace of the Chiesa della Badia di Sant’Agata. From the roof and the dome of this church you can enjoy a wonderful 360 ° view of the city. Fantastic is the sight to the north, where the majestic Mount Etna is the background. Read more

Catania - La Pescheria Fish Market

La Pescheria – Catania’s Lively Fish Market

La Pescheria is the lively fish market of the city of Catania. Easy to find, from  the central square Piazza del Duomo, just follow the screams of the fishmongers shouting their best price. Swordfish, tuna and everything else that comes from the sea can be admired on the various market stalls. Crowded, smelly, colorful and noisy – la Pescheria is the place to really get a feel for Sicilian life. Read more

Sicily – Heart of the Mediterranean