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The city of Catania is situated on Sicily's east coast and faces the Ionian Sea. It's located between Messina and Syracuse, at the foot of the active volcano Mount Etna. It enjoys a sunny southern Mediterranean climate and is surrounded by orange trees and olive groves.

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Search for the cheapest hotel rooms around Catania docks. Cheap and luxury 4 and 5 star hotels that offer family rooms, restaurant, free shuttle transportation, internet access, etc. nearby Sea Cloud Cruises, Grimaldi Lines, TTT Lines and Virtu Ferries.

Air Connections : This Sicilian city is served by Catania-Vincenzo Bellini Airport or Aeroporto di Catania-Fontanarossa Vincenzo Bellini located 2.6 miles or 4.3 km southwest of Catania. You can reach the cruise passenger terminal by taxi in approx. 10 minutes. There is a also city bus service that stops at the port entrance.

Rail : The main railway station in the city is Catania Centrale, situated close to the port of the city and in front of the coast. From the station, you can reach the embarkation dock within a few minutes by taxi.

Cruise and Ferry Port of Catania in Sicily Italy

Port of Catania

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Search for the best hotels next to the cruise and ferry Port of Catania in Sicily, Italy. The city is home to many fantastic sights such as the Piazza del Duomo, which contains the elephant Fountain (Catania's symbol), and the Piazza Stesticoro, which houses the ruins of the Roman amphitheatre and the main city market. The city also houses many bars and restaurants, along with a number of shops, boutiques and markets.

Major Cruise Lines departing from this Italian harbour are MSC Cruises (MSC Sinfonia), and Costa Cruises (Costa Serena).

Location -- Catania Cruise Terminal is located close to the city center.

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Search for hotels, b&b's and apartments near by this Italian cruise port that offers free parking, hotels with internet access, pool, spa, restaurant, located in the city centre etc..

Guest Accommodation

One of the most popular hotels within close distance of Catania cruise terminals is 3 star rated San Max Hotel. This guest accommodation has an excellent location in the heart of Catania historic city centre. San Max hotel is a modern hotel offering comfortable accommodation not far from the cruise and ferry terminals.

Another popular accommodation is 4 star luxury Grand Hotel Baia Verde. The Baia Verde hotel is set in a bay of volcanic rocks, on the cliffs along Catania's Riviera of the Cyclops. It offers indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and full views of Mount Etna. This property is located outside the city center, a short drive away from central Catania and port terminals.

One of the best four star deluxe hotels is Il Principe Hotel Catania, situated on the Alessi Steps between Via Etnea and Via Crociferi in the historic centre of Catania.

Good value

A cheaper accommodation in the heart of Catania is 3 star Domus Hotel, located on the main street of Catania, a short stroll from the Duomo Cathedral and cruise port. Cheap rates for fully furnished self-catering studios and one-bedroom apartments are also offered by Politi Residence. This cheaper accommodation is also in Catania town centre.

If you are looking for a nice guest house accommodation, check out B&B Gem De Luxe, near Catania's central Via Etnea and the Cathedral, and Suite Inn Catania, set in the historic centre, close to the railway station, Cathedral and the Bellini Opera Theatre.

See also our cheap deals for hotels, b&b's and apartment rentals around other cruise ports nearby : Hotels near Cruise Port of Palermo, Hotels close to Civitavecchia Cruise Terminal, and Hotels near by the port of Genoa, Hotels nearby Livorno Cruise Docks.

Unesco World Heritage

Catania's downtown area is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Many of the buildings feature Baroque architecture. If you like shopping, most of Catania's shops are concentrated on one street, Via Etnea.

La Plaja beach is a good place for swimming and sunbathing.

More Information -- wikitravel.org