Welcome to the Catania cruise port guide. Catania lies in the shadows of Mt Etna on the “ball” of Italy. This charming town is one of the oldest and largest cities of Sicily. The presence of Europe’s largest volcano shapes this town to this very day. Several eruptions throughout history have covered this city by lava and the earthquake of 1693 almost completely destroyed Catania yet again. The city was rebuild with lava brick in the Baroque style making this grey city unique in the world. Read the cruise port guide underneath to know about where your ship will dock in Catania.
This is the largest active volcano of Europe that has gotten quite a reputation. This world miracle and eye catcher of Sicily offert a rare opportunity to visit an active volcano. Drive or walk one of the many road on the volcano. Because of the distance we recommend to go with a taxi or shore excursion.
Taormina might just be the most well know town of Sicily. This renowned village is famous for being a tourist town, historic landmark and for its amazing dramatic scenery. It offers the perfect combination for a day out! Reach Taormina by train, taxi or public bus.
This is the Catania cruise dock. The cruise dock and cruise terminal are conveniently located in front of the city of Catania. You can easily explore the city by foot or chose another form of transportation. Read all about your options in the full Catania cruise port guide.