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Messina Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip to Taormina and Mt Etna

Messina Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip to Taormina and Mt Etna
9 hours
USD 113.59
While you're in port in Messina, take a full-day private shore excursion to Taormina and Mt Etna. Take in scenic views as your private driver takes you along the fabulous Sicilian coast. Explore one of the world's most active volcanoes at your leisure -- the majestic and fascinating Mt Etna. As you travel through these exquisite coastal landscapes at your own pace, experience a taste of southern Italy.

Etna and Alcantara Full-Day Tour from Taormina

Etna and Alcantara Full-Day Tour from Taormina
9 hours
USD 99.96
This full-day tour allows you to go from a morning visit to Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe, to the beautiful and surprising valley of Alcantara river in the afternoon. In the first part of the excursion, you will submerge in nature and visit old craters and lava flow caves, enjoy breathtaking views, and taste typical local products. In the afternoon, before seeing the famous basaltic canyon named Gorges, you will walk next the river Alcantara through a lush vegetation until to visit the Gurne, little lakes created by the same river.<br><br><br><br>

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Catania Airport (CTA) Information

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 CTA Catania Airport Info & Guide

Catania Airport

Where is Catania Airport?  

Sicily's second largest city, Catania, was one of Italy's most important and flourishing cultural and artistic centres in the 14th century and the Renaissance.

Situated near Mount Etna, Catania is also famous for its past seismic and volcanic activity. Today, Catania is popular with tourists, and is an important economic centre.

Catania Airport (IATA: CTA, ICAO: LICC), officially Catania Fontanarossa Airport, is 4.3 kilometres (2.6 miles) southwest of Catania, Sicily, Italy - the second largest city on the island at the bottom of Italy's "boot". The airport is named after Vincenzo Bellini, the famous Sicilian opera composer whose birthplace was Catania.

In 2014, Catania Airport served 7,304,012 passengers, making it Sicily's busiest airport. 

Catania Airport is a hub for Air One, Alitalia, Meridiana Fly and Mistral Air. Other airlines that fly to Catania Airport include Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Air Berlin, Blue Air, British Airways, easyJet, Edelweiss Air, Finnair, Germanwings, Helvetic Airways, Jat Airways, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomson Airways, Transavia, Travel Service, Vueling and Wizz Air.

Cities with flights to Catania Airport include Amsterdam, Athens, Berlin, Bologna, Brussels, Budapest, Dubai, Dublin, Florence, Frankfurt, Genoa, Helsinki, Kiev, London, Luxembourg, Malta, Manchester, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Naples, Oslo, Paris, Prague, Rhodes, Rome, Santorini, Sharm el-Sheikh, St. Petersburg, Tel Aviv, Venice, Vienna, Warsaw and Zurich.

Your best bet for a Catania Airport transfer is the bus. Details on all options are included in this guide.

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 Other Items of Interest at Catania Airport

Other services at CTA Catania Airport include:

  • Modern, comfortable, changing tables for babies are located in the Ladies' toilets in both the Arrival and Departure terminals (sorry guys)
  • Post Office - Arrival Terminal - from 08:15 to 13:30
  • Alitalia Bellini VIP Lounge
  • Sala Amica/Friendship Room - Departure Terminal - from 05:30 to midnight
  • Tourist Information Office - 08:00 to 22:00
  • Shopping Centre - Departure Terminal, first floor - from 06:00 to 20:00

Additional Catania Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 25 Dec 2015