About this listing
The room has an amazing view on mount Etna, it is in the most ancient Palace of Catania dating 1600. It is very quiet but please consider that there are many steps to get there, 118 from the road level. You are in the heart of ancient Catania.
I am a sicilian tour guide and I have an extra bed room in my apartment. It is in a 1600 palace in the historical centre of Catania. It was my daughter's bed room and it has an elevated bed to be reached with a ladder. Do not expect a very spacious room but you have the exclusive use of the terrace.From the window you have a beautiful view of Mount Etna and from the terrace you dominate the whole Catania, Mt Etna and as far as Syracuse in the clear days. You are at a walking distance from all the important places and monuments of Catania and the railway station. It is important to know that being an historical palace there is no lift and there are many steps to the room (118)The room is ideal for young people but not suitable for who has walking problems
I also have two dogs and two cats therefore people who come to my house should not have problem with animals. They are very friendly.
IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD THERE ARE PLENTY OF RESTAURANTS, PIZZERIA, PUBS AND THEATRES.
The shopping area is five minutes walk from here
We are very close to the bus terminal
What is unique in my apartment is that the first level is quite ancient with stuccos and large living rooms of 1800 while the second level is quite modern. The view is unique as well as we dominate the whole city.
The guests will have access to the terrace and also to a little kitchen.
Interaction with guests
Due to my job I will often be out but it happens that in the evening I have time to share some nice time on the terrace with a glass of wine or a cold bear, facing Mt Etna and the sea
If you want more details about the city and more you can visit my blog esther-giorgianni dot blogspot dot it
The neighborhood is full of interesting things to do. All monuments, churches, sites of interests are at walking distance, you do not need the car. Plenty of pubs, restaurants, pizza places etc...
All public transportations are at walking distance from here. No great problems to park a car but you better ask me where is safe and I will show you.
Other things to note
Catania è la città più baricentri ai vari siti di interesse storico/culturale della Sicilia. Da qui ci si può spostare senza problemi in giornata a Taormina, Siracusa, Piazza Armerina, Etna, Messina, Ragusa etc..
My guests have to love animals as I have two dogs and two cats, and a gold fish. They are not allowed in the room but of course they live in the apartment therefore it happens that you meet them. No smoking in the room. No other people are admitted unless you ask to have friends coming to meet you.
Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
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I am a tour guide and I work just in Sicily. I love to have contact with people that come to visit our island and of course I can help with all information about historical places to visit and how to reach them.
During the day I am very busy with my job. I love animals and I have dogs and cats that are very friendly when they have met the people.
I love people that travel to really discover a place and the local habits instead of being just tourists. This is the reason why I have decided to rent my spare room and I will do a new experience that I hope will help tourist to better discover not only Catania bur also the other places that con be reached from here.