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F1 |FK Charming flat with amazing terrace Catania

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
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SelfCateringSicily - Tourism Web Network Self contained apartment in historic building typical of the architecture of Catania. Recently renovated by the architect owner in a style which, while respecting the traditional style has given him a modern and younger. Located in the heart of the historic center of the city (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the building is right in front of one of the most representative architectural elements of the history of Catania: the Ursino Castle built in the twelfth century by Frederick II of Swabia. Today this area is the heart of the nightlife and daytime Catania and gastronomic center of the typical cuisine of our area. From here you will not need any means of transportation because you are already in the heart of the city and far from the city traffic. ...SelfCateringSicily - Tourism Web Network Self contained apartment in historic building typical of the architecture of Catania. Recently renovated by the architect owner in a style which, while respecting the traditional style has given him a modern and younger. Located in the heart of the historic center of the city (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the building is right in front of one of the most representative architectural elements of the history of Catania: the Ursino Castle built in the twelfth century by Frederick II of Swabia. Today this area is the heart of the nightlife and daytime Catania and gastronomic center of the typical cuisine of our area. From here you will not need any means of transportation because you are already in the heart of the city and far from the city traffic. The apartment consists of a spacious living room with sofa bed and dining table, a kitchen, a double bedroom, a bathroom and a closet space. Connected to the kitchen and the bedroom there is a balcony great for afternoon relaxation or for a tea break. On the terrace is a space used as a laundry with washing machine and sink. The rooms are simply furnished but with originality where color plays a decisive role. From the living room you can climb to the roof terrace where a space is provided with sun umbrella and chairs for sunbathing. The location is perfect to spend a calm, even without using a car. A few steps from the Duomo you can raggiugere in a few minutes all the most interesting places and symbolic of the city, its culture and its architecture. A few meters away there are the historic fish market, the museum, the Benedictine monastery, the cathedral, Etnea street (main street and living in the city), the amphitheater greek and the Odeon, the opera Vincent Bellini. From the square you can reach the square. From here you can certainly enjoy the city in the middle of its own attractions. ALL INCLUSIVE The rental is supplied without centralized services in accordance with Law 431/98 without providing personal services. Self Catering Sicily Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: IT04180160873More
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About the Owner
Massimiliano S
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, Italian, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
Interaction with guests
I will be happy to meet you and to welcome in the check in date. Please, for that, due I work during the day, tell me in advance your arrival time for better planning my day and for receiving you at the time you need. At check in, I will happy to give you all instructions, information, to give you the keys and to help you during your stay. Please feel free to contact me for any info you need and for any issue you have during your stay in our property. You can reah me by wapp, phone, email.
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

The owner arranged for us to be met at the airport, and from then on, everything worked just fine. The amenities are good, the setting can best be described old worldly, which I liked, close the the market and accross the road from the castle,...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The apartment is right next to the old castle with a nice park and several nice restaurants including one I consider great. The apartment is very comfortable and has two verandas which would be great in a bit warmer weather. Everything was comfortable and worked...More

Date of stay: February 2017
2  Thank Don S
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Reviewed 9 April 2016

Great owner, very informative and helpful re local places. Comfy king size bed, dark quiet bedroom. Only drawback was that pots and pans fairly worn. Great shower, 2 balconies to choose from. Large fridge & freezer. Very very central - only 4 mins stroll from...More

Date of stay: April 2016
2  Thank anna m
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 9 September 2014

Date of stay: August 2014
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Massimiliano and his flat were both nice. We enjoyed the stay together with our two kids (6&8y.). The upper terrace was rough but nice, excellent for enjoying a limoncello in the evening. The bed was though quite hard.

Date of stay: July 2014
2  Thank xxxSF
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Parking
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Central Heating
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Catania is the second important city in Sicily and the main one in the east part of the island. The location is a the foot of Mount Etna the highest volcano in Europe and still active. The wonderful strength of Etna, the snow-covered peaks, the crystal clear sea of the Ionian coast, the historical and archaeological heritage, the baroque churches and palaces, the enogastronomic traditions and music, the innate warmth and hospitality culture of the people, welcome tourists in every season. Fire, water, and light meet, mingle and intertwine to give the visitor a unique spectacle. The province of Catania offers a scenario that has attracted tourists and travelers for centuries. A strip of land where nature mixes colours in an embrace that wraps up little bays and paths that are imbued with th...
How to get there
If you arrive by plane, reach the area of the castle from the bear is really simple. In the taxi ride costs 20 € up to 4 people and you will be in place in 10 min. You can also take the bus (n.524o 457) and arrive at Piazza Borsellino very close to Piazza Duomo. From there a few steps and you're there. From the train station take a bus that brings you to Via Garibaldi or Piazza Borsellino. If you come by car from the highway just follow the direction airport- Catania center and ask the Piazza Frederick of Swabia (Castello Ursino)
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