One-Week Sicily Beach Holiday in Catania

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8 days & 7 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Escape to Catania on a memorable 8-day beach vacation. Dive into relaxation at beautiful beaches like Catania beach, Catania beach II, Primosole beach II, and Ognina-Picanello beach for the ultimate holiday experience. Sun, sand, and relaxation await in Sicily!

Experience bliss as you swim in turquoise blue waters, walk along beaches of golden fine sand, and listen to the relaxing sound of waves. With this beach holiday package, you’ll have a comfortable and fun-filled vacation in Catania, one of the best beach destinations in Sicily.

This well-crafted itinerary offers 8 days and 7 nights in Catania, near the most stunning beaches. Indulge in sea-to-table dining at top restaurants, savoring the freshest flavors of Catania. As the sun sets, experience nightlife by the sea at popular bars, bringing a perfect end to your idyllic escape.

Enjoy hassle-free travel planning by including flights to Sicily in your package. Upon your arrival in Catania, hop into your rental car, transfer, or public transportation and let the fun begin! Beautiful beaches and other wondrous sights await your discovery!

Whether you’re into thrilling water sports or seeking a peaceful retreat, Catania offers something for everyone. At Catania beach alone, you can spend your days enjoying various beach activities. It’s an idyllic place to unwind and explore beyond the glistening shore and turquoise blue waters.

As for accommodation, Catania has an incredible selection of luxurious and affordable options catering to all travel styles. You'll choose from some of the most recommended places to stay in Catania, ensuring your stay fits your needs.

When you're not swimming or sunbathing, you can take leisurely strolls along the beautiful coastline and visit iconic sights in Catania. Among our top recommendations are the wonderful Giardino Bellini and the remarkable Castello Ursino.

Aside from sightseeing, you can also indulge in shopping. You'll have easy access to local markets and shopping areas from your lodgings. There, you can browse souvenir stores and buy gifts for people back home. Try local delicacies, chat with residents, and immerse yourself in the culture of the area.

To further elevate your beach vacation experience in Catania, add exhilarating tours and exclusive tickets to your itinerary. Between admiring the mesmerizing seascapes, you can go on thrilling boat excursions, captivating island tours, or vibrant nightlife experiences. Our carefully selected options cater to every adventurer. Whether you're with family, friends, or on a solo journey, we'll help you transform your Sicily getaway into an adventure of a lifetime.

This package holiday has everything you need to enjoy a smooth and hassle-free beach vacation in Sicily. You’ll have comfortable accommodation at a prime location for 7 nights. There, you'll have easy access to top-rated local restaurants. Additionally, if you are keen to explore beyond Catania, add an insured rental car to your holiday package. Enjoy the breeze of the sea as you cruise along the coastlines and embark on day trips to popular destinations in Sicily.

Make the most of this deal by customizing it to your needs. Add flights to your package, reserve tickets or tours, and experience new things each day of your beach vacation. Plus, enjoy 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile application.

So, dig your toes into the sand and create memorable experiences on your retreat in Catania. Choose your travel dates and start planning the best beach vacation in Sicily!

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Hotel, 7 nights
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Photo of Port of Catania, Sicily. Mount Etna in the background.Catania / 7 nights

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photo of Giardino Bellini .Giardino Bellini
Ursino castle in Catania, ItalyCastello Ursino
photo of Famous symbol of Catania - Elephant Fountain, island of Sicily, Italy .Elephant Fountain
Piazza Università, Centro storico, Catania, Sicily, ItalyPiazza Università
photo of Ruins of the Ancient Greek Theater in Taormina on a sunny summer day with the mediterranean sea. Province of Messina, Sicily, southern Italy.Roman Theatre of Catania
Castle of Aci
photo of view of Orto Botanico dell'Università di Catania, Italy.Orto Botanico dell'Università di Catania
Porta Garibaldi
photo ofPalazzo Biscari .Palazzo Biscari
photo of view of Palazzo Platamone, Catania, Italy.Palazzo Platamone
Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943
Monastero dei Benedettini di San Nicolò l'Arena
Catania beach

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Day 1

Day 1 – Catania - arrival day

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Your relaxing beach vacation in Sicily begins in wonderful Catania, your home for 8 days and 7 nights. The sight of Catania beach will instantly invigorate your spirit. In this beautiful paradise, you’ll be surrounded by the beautiful seascapes and crystal clear waters, ensuring a truly unforgettable experience.

As you soak up the sun and enjoy the beautiful city of Catania, having the perfect place to stay is essential. We offer a diverse selection of accommodations to meet your preferences, ensuring you have the best options at your fingertips. Choose from the top hotels and places to stay in Catania, each providing a unique experience to enhance your time by the sea.

Once you've settled into your accommodation, get ready to explore the kid-friendly Catania beach. Catania beach is a beach within a settlement, where beachgoers are provided conveniences — sun loungers and umbrellas, beach bars and eateries, lifeguards, showers, and toilets. This oasis offers access to a compact, well-managed public area for a fee, ensuring those who visit can enjoy a piece of paradise and the simple pleasures of beach life.

If you’re planning to swim, note that Catania beach has partial protection from the waves.

Catania also offers plenty of things to do when you’re not enjoying the turquoise blue waters of Catania beach. Make use of the good weather and add more fun to your beach vacation in Catania with a little change of scenery and various experiences.

After a day of beach vacation activities and exploration, it’s time to enjoy the local food culture. Taste the delicious dishes of Catania from the best restaurants in the area near Catania beach.

Do not miss out on an incredible dining experience at Me Cumpari Turiddu, one of the finest upscale restaurants in Catania. Featuring delightful food options and sicilian offerings, Me Cumpari Turiddu has garnered acclaim from numerous satisfied diners.

For local recommendations, look no further than Sapio. This food haven in Catania has been awarded 1 Michelin stars. Featuring sicilian and modern cuisine, this well-loved Bib Gourmand restaurant stands out as a favorite among local and international customers.

In the mood for something different? Consider reserving a table at Osteria Acqualavica. This celebrated dining spot in Catania is renowned for its sumptuous meals and sicilian and seafood menu. Countless patrons sing this luxury restaurant's praises.

After a delectable meal, unwind at one of the popular bars in Catania. There’s no better way to spend the rest of your day than enjoying a magnificent view of the sunset with your favorite drink in hand.

Spend the night sipping your favorite cocktail at Razmataz | Wine Bar Catania. This bar is among the most recommended in the area, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,717 customers.

End the night in Sicily with a toast and prepare for another day of a fun beach vacation in Catania and the golden fine sand of Catania beach.

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Day 2

Day 2 – Catania

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  • Roman Theatre of Catania
  • Castello Ursino
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Prepare for some fun under the sun on day 2 of your beach vacation in Catania. Go for a nice swim in the turquoise blue waters of Catania beach and enjoy the breathtaking coastal views. Looking for a change of scenery? Make the most of your remaining 6 nights in this top beach destination!

Catania beach serves as a beautiful backdrop for a terrific holiday in Catania. Catania beach also provides an array of amenities for visitors’ comfort and enjoyment, including sun loungers and umbrellas, beach bars and eateries, lifeguards, showers, and toilets.

For those just looking to unwind, Catania beach is a haven where you can enjoy leisurely strolls along its golden fine sand while taking in the relaxing sight of its turquoise blue waters.

Get into your favorite beach attire and grab your camera for a day of sightseeing and exploring in Catania. Don't forget to interact with the warm and friendly locals.

Take a trip to the remarkable Greek - Roman theatre. This popular archaeological site in Catania has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 6,116 reviews. Another wonderful place to visit is Castello Ursino, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 10,039 travelers.

To double the fun and excitement on your beach vacation in Sicily, we also recommend adding tours to your travel itinerary. Tours are a great way to engage in immersive activities, meet other vacationers like you, and experience Catania’s unique culture.

After a day at the turquoise blue beach and exploring the hidden gems of Catania, take a break for a delicious meal at one of the best restaurants in the area. Whether you're craving fresh seafood, traditional cuisine, or international delights, Catania offers an array of culinary delights to tantalize your taste buds.

Reserve your spot at Trattoria U Fucularu, a popular local restaurant in Catania. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,968 satisfied guests.

After an amazing meal, you can continue your nighttime adventures in Catania at its bars. Whether you prefer relaxing at an exclusive bar or spending most of your night at a bar with live music or a dance floor, Catania has the perfect spot for you.

Experience the unique nightlife by the beach at Osteria Antica Marina and order your favorite drinks. This highly-recommended bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 from 2,055 customers.

Raise your glass to an amazing night near Catania beach as you look ahead to another fantastic day of your beach vacation in Sicily!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Catania

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  • Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943
  • Castle of Aci
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Delve deeper into the wonders of Catania on day 3 of your splendid seaside escapade in Sicily! A trip to an enchanting new spot maximizes the 5 nights you have left in this mesmerizing coastal retreat, so take the plunge!

Set out to discover the charms of the kid-friendly Catania beach, providing access to a compact, well-managed public area for a fee.

For beachgoers’ comfort and enjoyment, Catania beach offers amenities like sun loungers and umbrellas, beach bars and eateries, lifeguards, showers, and toilets.

Ready for some sightseeing? Make the most of the good weather and let your colorful flip-flops take you to some of the famous attractions in Catania.

Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943 is one of the must-visits in the area. This place is a favorite among travelers, with 1,193 individuals having rated it 4.7 out of 5 stars. Another sight you shouldn't miss is the wonderful Castle of Aci. Because of this museum's unique features, Castle of Aci has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,581 visitors.

Your destination has so much more to offer beyond its shores of golden fine sand and turquoise blue waters. Discover more about this place and add more excitement to your beach vacation in Sicily by embarking on popular tours and excursions. Joining tours will give you a deeper understanding of Catania’s history and culture while meeting other adventurers like you.

After a day of exploring and having fun doing all your beach vacation activities, it’s time you get a taste of Catania’s local food culture. Discover culinary delights ranging from fresh seafood to traditional cuisine, enhancing your beach vacation experience in Catania with unforgettable flavors.

Make sure to book a table at Vuciata, a popular restaurant in Catania. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,142 satisfied guests.

Following a delicious meal, an after-dinner drink at the best bars nearby is the best way to end day 3 of your beach vacation in Catania. Savor the unique atmosphere of seaside nightlife as you relax and make some new friends.

Number one on our list of recommendations is First Lounge Bar, where many locals and visitors hang out for a drink or two. Around 1,328 bar-goers have given this bar an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

End day 3 in Sicily with a toast, and prepare for another unforgettable and fun day of your beach vacation in Catania, near Catania beach!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Catania

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  • Elephant Fountain
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Day 4 of your coastal holiday in Catania offers more awe-inspiring Catania beach vistas. With 4 nights to immerse yourself in this haven, each moment is a snapshot of paradise.

Slip into your flip-flops and get ready to explore the kid-friendly Catania beach, a remarkable getaway providing access to a compact, well-managed public area for a fee. This beach boasts turquoise blue waters and conveniences like sun loungers and umbrellas, beach bars and eateries, lifeguards, showers, and toilets. At the end of the day, unwind on Catania beach’s golden fine sand as the sun dips below the horizon.

Prepare to be enchanted by the allure of Catania's captivating attractions. To begin, we have curated the best attractions in Catania for you.

Fountain of the Elephant is one spectacular attraction worth visiting. The attraction, which is a popular fountain in the area, has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,587 visitors. Another must-see is the wonderful point of interest, Piazza Università. It has been given an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,354 people.

Make more amazing memories during your beach vacation in Sicily by adding tours and activities to your travel itinerary. Tours are another exciting way to experience the best of Catania, immersing yourself in local customs and meeting new friends.

Take a break from gallivanting around Catania and sample the best-tasting food in the area. Aside from its enchanting turquoise blue waters and magnificent dreamy shores, Catania takes pride in its many restaurants that offer a wide selection of savory meals, from local delicacies to fresh seafood.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Ristorante Canni & Pisci, an acclaimed dining establishment in Catania. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,840 satisfied guests.

After your meal, wander along the seashore and witness the stunning sunset on the horizon. As the evening sets in, head to Catania’s popular bars and experience the distinct nightlife by the beach.

Unwind and make friends with the locals and other travelers at Deliziosa. One of the top bars in Catania, this spot is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 865 customers due to its variety of drinks and relaxing atmosphere.

End day 4 with a toast, and prepare for another unforgettable and fun day of your beach vacation in Catania!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Catania

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  • Porta Garibaldi
  • Monastero dei Benedettini di San Nicolò l'Arena
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Day 5 of your leisurely beach vacation in Sicily promises another day of fun in Catania. Cherish the 3 nights you have left in this dreamy place. For a change of pace from Catania beach, explore Primosole beach II for a new and rejuvenating experience.

Marvel at the pristine surroundings of the kid-friendly Catania beach, known for its golden fine sand and turquoise blue waters. This oasis offers access to a compact, well-managed public area for a fee.

When you’re not lazing on the beach, you can spend time participating in water activities to make your beach vacation more fun. Or, take the opportunity to explore some of the most remarkable attractions in Catania.

Make your first stop at the wonderful Porta Garibaldi. This unforgettable sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,468 vacationers. If you want to make your beach trip more memorable, we recommend a visit to the wonderful book store, Benedictine Monastery of San Nicolò l'Arena. Around 991 visitors have given it an average score of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Take advantage of the good weather in Catania when you join popular activities and tours. These experiences offer the opportunity of a lifetime to immerse yourself in the culture of Catania and create meaningful holiday memories.

After a day of beach vacation activities and exploration, it’s time to enjoy the local food culture. Taste the delicious dishes of Catania from the best restaurants in the area near Catania beach.

Reserve a table at Canusciuti Sicilian Cafe, a renowned restaurant in Catania. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,468 guests.

After your meal, it’s time to jazz up this night of your beach vacation in Sicily. Enjoy a few drinks and have fun at the hottest bars in Catania.

Experience the unique nightlife by the beach at DOC - DUOMO OF CATANIA and order your favorite drinks. This highly-recommended bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 from 946 customers.

Celebrate a day of sightseeing and partying near Catania beach as you look forward to another wonderful day in Sicily!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Catania

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  • Palazzo Biscari
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Put on your beach hat as day 6 in Catania promises another day of new discoveries. Have breakfast by the shores of Catania beach for a one-of-a-kind experience. You still have 2 nights to savor in this beautiful paradise. So if you’re excited to experience another beach, Primosole beach II stands ready to enchant you with its unique charm and inviting atmosphere.

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Catania beach, renowned as one of the most stunning beaches in Catania. Gather your beach buddies and prepare for a delightful day filled with activities that will keep you entertained. At Catania beach, you have access to an array of conveniences such as sun loungers and umbrellas, beach bars and eateries, lifeguards, showers, and toilets.

After admiring the beautiful views from the beach and feeling the warmth of the sun on your skin, get ready to explore some of the famous sights in Catania! With accommodation located close to the area's most-visited attractions, sightseeing will be a breeze.

One of the top sights you should check out in Catania is the captivating Palazzo Biscari. This has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,893 visitors. Another famous sight you should see during your holiday is the captivating palazzo, Palazzo Platamone. Palazzo Platamone enjoys an outstanding rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,699 travelers.

To double the fun and excitement on your beach vacation in Sicily, we also recommend adding tours to your travel itinerary. Tours are a great way to engage in immersive activities, meet other vacationers like you, and experience Catania’s unique culture.

After a day of doing some exciting beach vacation activities, it’s now time to satisfy your cravings by sampling the best food in Catania. Delight in the flavors of fresh seafood, traditional cuisine, and international dishes crafted with local ingredients.

Book a table at Carlito's, a famous dining establishment in Catania. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,399 satisfied diners.

After a delectable meal, unwind at one of the popular bars in Catania. There’s no better way to spend the rest of your day than enjoying a magnificent view of the sunset with your favorite drink in hand.

Spend the night sipping your favorite cocktail at Bohéme Mixology Bar. This bar is among the most recommended in the area, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 634 customers.

Toast to a well-deserved beach vacation in this paradise called Catania and look forward to another fantastic day in Sicily!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Catania

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  • Orto Botanico dell'Università di Catania
  • Giardino Bellini
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Watch the sunrise over the turquoise blue waters of Catania beach on day 7 of your beach vacation in Sicily. Get an early start as Primosole beach II beckons, another beach that promises more scenic views. Take part in exciting beach activities and explore Catania’s hidden gems. With 1 night left in Catania, make every moment memorable!

Dive into the scenic beauty of Catania beach, a gem offering access to a compact, well-managed public area for a fee. At Catania beach, beachgoers can indulge in the comforts of amenities like sun loungers and umbrellas, beach bars and eateries, lifeguards, showers, and toilets.

Get into your favorite beach attire and grab your camera for a day of sightseeing and exploring in Catania. Don't forget to interact with the warm and friendly locals.

One of the top attractions you should visit in the area is the Orto Botanico dell'Università di Catania. This place is a well-known botanical garden and tourist spot, with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 2,526 reviews. Another must-see attraction is the Villa Bellini/Chiosco Bellini, a charming urban park, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 16,413 people.

Your destination has so much more to offer beyond its shores of golden fine sand and turquoise blue waters. Discover more about this place and add more excitement to your beach vacation in Sicily by embarking on popular tours and excursions. Joining tours will give you a deeper understanding of Catania’s history and culture while meeting other adventurers like you.

After a day at the turquoise blue beach and exploring the hidden gems of Catania, take a break for a delicious meal at one of the best restaurants in the area. Whether you're craving fresh seafood, traditional cuisine, or international delights, Catania offers an array of culinary delights to tantalize your taste buds.

Make a reservation at Il Sale Art Cafe', a popular dining spot in Catania. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,429 satisfied diners.

An after-dinner drink at the best bars nearby is the best way to end day 7 of your beach vacation in Catania. Sipping on a refreshing beverage, you can reflect on the day's adventures and anticipate the wonders that tomorrow will bring.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Collage Boutique Bar. This famous bar in Catania has an incredible rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 455 customers.

Raise your glass to an amazing night in Catania as you look ahead to another fantastic day of your beach vacation in Sicily!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Catania - departure day

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Slip on your favorite beach outfit as your beach vacation in Sicily ends on day 8. This is your last chance to indulge in the sun and turquoise blue waters of Catania and create memorable experiences at the stunning Catania beach.

Make the most of your beach vacation in Catania on your last day. Depending on your flight schedule, you may be able to squeeze in some last-minute exploring of the area’s attractions and shopping centers after enjoying Catania beach and its turquoise blue waters one last time.

You can also take this opportunity to have a meal at one of Catania’s go-to restaurants to cap off the last day of your beach vacation in Sicily.

Finally, it’s time to bid farewell to Sicily and end your beach vacation in Catania. The memorable experiences you’ve had in the coastal gem of Catania are bound to remain etched in your memory for the rest of your life.

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