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Self Catering Sicily | F1 | Catania | Vrbo

Catania CT, Italy
  • Apartment645 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 3 nights

Cosy flat with terraces for 2/ 4 people

Self-catering appartment in typical historic building in Catania. Recently renovated by the architect owner in a modern and up-to-date style yet respecting the typical architectural tradition.The appartment comprises of a spacious living room with double sofa-bed and dining table, a kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom as well as plenty of cupboad space.Adjoining the kitchen and bedroom there is a terrace which is perfect for a relaxing afternoon or teatime.On the same terrace there is also a useful space suitable for clothes washing with a sink and washing board. All rooms are simply furnished with originality with colour widely used throughout.From the living room it is possible to access steps which lead to a second terrace suitable for sunbathing and equipped with seating and parasols.The location is perfect for a relaxing stay in the city without the need for a car being only a short walk away from the cathedral (Duomo) and within a few minutes one can reach the most interesting and important sites for culture and architecture.It is situated a few metres away from the historic fish market, the civic museum, Benedictine monastery, the cathedral, the main street via Etnea, the Greek amphitheatre, the Odeon and the operahouse. Positioned in the heart of the city's historic centre (recognised by UNESCO as a world heritage site), the building is opposite one of the most architecturally representative elements in the city's history-Castello Ursino, a castle constructed in the 12th century by Frederick II. Today this area is the pulsing heartbeat of the city's day and nightlife as well as a gastronomic centre for the local cuisine.From here there is no need to use any means of transport as it is right within the heart of the city yet far from city traffic. Here you can definately enjoy all that Catania has to offer.

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The rental is supplied without centralized services pursuant to Law 431/98


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About Massimiliano

The holiday is a moment of escape, dream of being. The place of our holiday it is essential to get the right emotions to make us feel good and give us the positive energy you need to spend the most of our long-awaited break from everyday life. Being an architect, the theme of the house is a subject very well known, so the furniture, the right light, exposure, use of space, lighting and the use of colors, in the proposed apartments have been studied in any detail so as to be transmitted to the host and the vacationer feeling of well being and relaxation. And above all, a feeling of being at home.​ The types of apartments offered are varied and can satisfy all your needs. At the base is always an attention to detail and delivery of everything you need for a perfect stay. We have chosen the best locations so that they can be easily reached by public transport from the airport, railway station and so that they can allow the visit of the city in absolute independence and security. Besides the possibility to rent apartment by the owners, ensuring the accuracy of the ads and the quality of product, we can offer a continuous support for the organization of your holiday. Ask us anything you need, we will try to give you the right directions and in some cases will serve you the most suitable service and will support you in the right selection and economic evaluation of the same. Enjoy your stay. Very positive feedback on the net SELFCATERINGSICILY Web Toursim Network

Massimiliano purchased this Apartment in 2014

Why Massimiliano chose Catania

Perfect location for a stay in Catana. Apartment in front of the castle ursino a short walk from the Duomo, the main street and a few meters from the historic fish market. Castle Square ursino is a gastronomical center of the city and have focused a great deal of restaurants and clubs. This area is still alive and can be reached easily from here all the most representative of the city. Stazinoe a bus is about 5 minutes from where you can take the means to reach places such as Etna, Siracusa, Taormina, Noto, Piazza Armerina

What makes this Apartment unique

The area of the Castello Ursino, where the apartment is located, is the heart of the city. The old folk tradition, the proximity to the historical market of the fish, the Baroque context, make it fascinating. The location is central and from here you can visit all the main tourist and historical sites of the city: theater grco, Roman theater, Roman baths, underground city, opera house, museum, diocesan museum. A few minutes by car or bus you can reach the sandy beaches (south side) and those of black volcanic stone (north side). A few steps away is the bus linking the city of Catania and Taormina, Siracusa, Noto, Ragusa, Palermo etc ... The neighborhood is alive day and notZona perfect for a stay in Catana. Apartment in front of the castle ursino a short walk from the Duomo, the main street and a few meters from the historic fish market. Castle Square ursino is a gastronomical center of the city and have focused a great deal of restaurants and clubs. This area is still alive and can be reached easily from here all the most representative of the city. Stazinoe a bus is about 5 minutes from where you can take the means to reach places such as Etna, Siracusa, Taormina, Noto, Piazza Armerinate, full of bars and restaurants of typical Sicilian cuisine where you can take a trip enograstronomico respectable at reasonable prices.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4


          • 1 Bathroom


                • Away From It All
                • Budget
                • Family
                • Historic
                • Romantic
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Internet
                          wifi free
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Living Room
                          with Tv and dvd player
                        • Parking
                          free on the street Posibility to reserve a car space in a shared garage for 10€ per day
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine


                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                              full equipped
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Child's Highchair
                                • Dining
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 4 people


                                    • Books
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Television
                                      TV LED


                                        • Balcony
                                        • Deck / Patio


                                            • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                            • wheelchair inaccessible


                                                • museums
                                                • botanical garden
                                                • cinemas
                                                • festivals
                                                • library
                                                • live theater
                                                • marina
                                                • churches
                                                • restaurants
                                                • ruins
                                                • theme parks
                                                • water parks
                                                • winery tours
                                                • zoo

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • photography
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                          6 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Property was comfy. Really good location

                                                          Gemma C.

                                                          Massimiliano was brilliant. He was very welcoming and full of tips on what to do and where to go. He put us in touch woth a tour up mount etna and a winery, which is a must.

                                                          When alerted to an oversight in the flat he immediately attended to it.

                                                          Offered help at the end of a phone if needed and organised transport to airport.

                                                          Very nice man, very nice city!

                                                          Nice apartment in Catania center

                                                          joséLisboa, Portugal

                                                          Nice and clean apartment, located in Catania city centre. All monuments or even bus station are within walking distance.

                                                          Fantastic apartment: bright and spacious with 2 newly renovated terrace spaces!


                                                          Our stay in Catania was a great experience! Thanks to Massimiliano, we had a wonderful stay in his apartment that was walking distance from all the city centre sights, being located in a lively and popular zone around the medieval castle. The apartment was extremely clean and had all possible amenities, plenty of natural light and a lovely homely feel to it. We were amazed by the newly renovated terraces: the top/roof terrace in particular was great to relax in the sun after a day's touring and we also enjoyed dining in the bottom terrace. Highly recommended!

                                                          JMB Catania


                                                          Appartement très propre, calme et très bien situé, à 5 mn à pied du centre-ville. Le propriétaire est très gentil et aide en cas de problèmes d'intendance. Il manque un peu de lumière dans la salle de bains au-dessus du miroir. Bonne adresse pour un séjour à Catane.



                                                          comodo pulitissimo e assolutamente confortevole.

                                                          il proprietario e i suoi collaboratori sempre cortesi e gentili ma sopratutto a completa disposizione. mi sono trovato benissimo e di certo sarà il mio punto di riferimento ogni qualvolta dovrò recarmi a catania....

                                                          Sehr schön und mitten im historischen Zentrum

                                                          Antje S.

                                                          Die Wohnung ist sehr schön, gemütlich und mit allem ausgestattet, was man braucht um hier einen tollen Urlaub zu verbringen. Es gibt zwei Terrassen mit Sonne und direkt vor der Haustür befindet sich das erste historische Monument. Die Lage ist genial. In fünf Minuten zu Fuß ist man am Domplatz, dem Hauptplatz von Catania. Zwei Minuten von der Wohnung entfernt beginnt der täglich stattfindende Markt, wo man Obst, Gemüse, Käse, Fleisch und Fisch kaufen kann. Rund um die Wohnung befinden sich Restaurants und kleine Geschäfte. Trotzdem ist sie ruhig. Auch der Hafen ist weniger als 1 km entfernt. Man benötigt hier wirklich kein Auto. Wenn man dennoch eines hat, gibt es hier keine Parkplatzprobleme. Möchte man lieber mit dem Bus unterwegs sein, ist der Busbahnhof auch in 5-10 Minuten zu erreichen und einfach zu finden.

                                                          Ich habe mich hier sehr wohl gefühlt. Der Vermieter ist sehr nett und bei allem sehr hilfsbereit. Er ist immer zu erreichen und gibt auch gerne Tipps für schöne Ausflugsziele. Schade, dass mein Urlaub viel zu schnell zu Ende war. Ich kann die Wohnung sehr empfehlen.


                                                          Catania CT, Italy


                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                          PRICES ALL INCLUSVE Free on-street parking is available. Smoke is allowed only in open spaces (balconies) Keep clean and order the place at your check out (take away rubbish) Standard check in time is considered from 3pm till 9pm. Other check in time is allowed but please inform us in advance. The rental is supplied without centralized services in accordance with Law 431/98

                                                          6 Reviews
                                                          Excellent 4.5/5
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