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Last updated: 10 November 2023

What to do at Christmas in Catania: markets, Santa's village and where to stay

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Are you a holiday lover and will you be spending Christmas in Catania with your family this year? If you have chosen Sicily as your destination, this guide on what to do at Christmas in Catania could be very useful to you.

Are you ready to immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere of Christmas in Catania? Structures Ferrini Home are ready to welcome you and your family, making your Christmas experience unforgettable. Enjoy Christmas in Catania participating in traditional events, exploring the markets and experiencing the magic of Via Etnea with its spectacular illuminations.

🎄 Get ready to discover the wonderful Christmas markets in Cataniathe Santa's Village and much more!

Christmas markets 2023 in Catania: information and dates

I Christmas markets in Catania are a tradition that is renewed every year. The 2023 is no exception and the city is already preparing to transform itself into a true Christmas paradise. You can stroll through the festively decorated streets (via Etnea in Catania during the Christmas is wonderful!), enjoy Christmas delicacies and find unique gifts for your loved ones.

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Photos of Pete from Pixabay

This year, the City of Catania has launched a beautiful Christmas initiative in the city's historic centre: 'Let's focus on Christmas 2023".

With the aim of strengthening social, cultural and tourism life this year, the municipality decided to organise a series of Christmas Markets right in the old town centre, close to most of the Ferrini flats. The event aims to increase the flow of tourists to the city during the Christmas period by offering an attractive experience.

💡 What is the best time to visit the Christmas markets in Catania?
The best time to visit the Christmas markets in Catania is from mid-December to Epiphany, when the city is completely immersed in the Christmas atmosphere.

📍🎄 USEFUL INFO > The event "Centring Christmas 2023", which will take place 24 November to 29 December 2023. This will include the installation of Christmas markets with wooden cottages in various central locations in the city:

  1. Corso Sicilia on the SOUTH side (pavement in the section from house number 16 to house number 34);
  2. Via Minoriti;
  3. Via Montesano;
  4. University Square1 (east side);
  5. University Square (west side);
  6. Via Garibaldi (pedestrian zone section);
  7. Piazza Mazzini2 lot 1;
  8. Piazza Mazzini lot 2;
  9. Villa Pacini.

The opening and closing times of Christmas markets in Catania will be:

  • weekdays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m;
  • public holidays from 10 a.m. to 11.45 p.m.

Our flats and residences Ferrini Home are located in the heart of Catania, so it will be very easy for our guests to reach the Christmas markets and immerse themselves in the festive atmosphere of the city.

🎅🏻 If you have not yet booked your Christmas holiday in Catania, call (📲 +39 348 1137291) or check availability HERE

Father Christmas Village in Catania: all information

Another thing to do at Christmas in Catania is to visit the Santa's Villagethe first extraordinary theme park in southern Italywhere you can fully experience the magic of the holidays. If you are in holiday in Catania for Christmas you certainly can't miss it.

The Le Ciminiere Exhibition Centre, Catania is transformed into a magical Christmas town, Christmas Town. Among the main attractions, you will find a ice rink, playgrounds set up by well-known brands such as Lego, a cinema dedicated to the Christmas films, the Disco Christmas, talking reindeer, the Santa's housea planetarium and many other surprises.

The streets of Santa's village will be illuminated by millions of twinkling lights and you can attending themed shows.

You can also Christmas shopping at markets while the children can have fun on the carousels or enjoy a delicious cup of hot chocolate or other Christmas treats.

📍🎄 USEFUL INFO > The event Christmas Town will take place at the Le Ciminiere Exhibition Centre (Viale Africa 12, Catania). The dates set are from 08/12/2023 to 30/12/2023. Tickets are already available online.

What to do for Christmas in Catania? More tips

The Christmas in Catania offers an array of activities and attractions not to be missed. From the impressive illuminations along Via Etnea to the traditional Christmas celebrations, there is something to do for everyone.

what to do at christmas in catania
Photos of Goran Horvat from Pixabay

For example, if you love Christmas shopping, Via Etnea at Christmas is the ideal place. It is the smain street of Catania and turns into a Christmas shopping paradisewith shops but also many Christmas stalls that create a very special atmosphere. At these stalls you can find a variety of typical Sicilian Christmas productssuch as traditional sweets, local handicrafts, handmade nativity scenes and Christmas decorations. It is the ideal place to shop and buy souvenir unique.

In addition, we recommend that you participate in the etraditional Christmas winds by Catania such as the Midnight Mass in the magnificent Cathedral of St Agatha. These events offer the opportunity to immerse oneself in the local Christmas culture.

Christmas in Catania: Ferrini Home will make your holiday special

If you are looking for a magical Christmas, full of traditions and fun, Catania is the ideal place to spend your festivities.

The flats and suites Ferrini Home not only offer functionality, comfort and beauty, but also a strategic location in the city centre that will allow you to visit all the main attractions of the Christmas in Catania.

We are ready to welcome you and make your Christmas in Catania unforgettable: Book now!

🎄Happy Christmas from the whole Ferrini Home team!

If you are planning your trip to Sicily and still don't know where to stay in Catania, you can book one of our flats or one of our suites in Catania city centre now. We will be happy to find the most suitable solution for you and your family so that you can enjoy an unforgettable, stress-free holiday in Sicily.

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