Sunday, April 20, 2014

Catania, Italy

City Information

 

Catania is located on the eastern coast of Sicily in Italy and is the second largest city in Sicily. It is located at the foot of the biggest volcano in Europe, Mount Etna. Catania is a major transport hub, university center and economic hub in the area and is known for its active nightlife and vibrant culture. Catania is also known for its architecture which is mostly Baroque and urban style due to the major devastation that it faced in the earthquake of 1693. Catania attracts thousands of tourists from around Italy as well as other countries throughout the world.


Learn more about Catania:

Catania city website (Italian)

Catania on Wikipedia

Explore Catania through and interactive map

Read La Sicilia Newspaper (Italian, from Catania)

Read News About Catania

Learn Italian (You do not have to become a member or pay a fee to use any of these sources):

Join the Arizona American Italian Club