Car hire Catania
Catania is the name of the city of the province of Catania and is beautifully situated on the east coast of Sicily, surrounded by lemon and orange groves. The name refers to the lava of the nearby volcano Mount Etna. Etna is the largest, still active, volcano in Europe and is located just 30 kilometres from Catania. After Palermo, about 250 kilometres away, Catania is the second largest city in Sicily. Catania is one of the most beautiful cities of Italy. The Baroque town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The roots of Catania are Greek, since Greek colonists from Naxos, founded Çatania in the 8th Century. Catania became the principal port of Sicily during Roman times. Catania is an ideal base for touring by car.
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The airport in Catania, Fontana Rossa, is the fifth largest in Italy. Catania is an important economic region in Sicily. Not only is tourism a major factor in the region, agriculture and the IT industry are major employers. Catania was founded in 1434 with the Università degli Studi di Catania's oldest university. Catania is also worth seeing for those interested in culture, the city has produced many writers and composers of opera. Discover with your car hire Catania and take a tour of the city and the surrounding area. The symbol of Catania is the elephant fountain.
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Enjoy your stay in Catania. In addition to endless sandy beaches, there are also rocky beaches, which promise a lot of rest and relaxation especially in summer. The longest sandy beach is Playa di Catania. Here there is a lot going on in the summer. If you drive your car to the beach, you should look for a shady parking place!