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Our car rental Catania Airport is located in the outside area reserved to the car rentals of the “Vincenzo Bellini” Catania Fontanarossa Airport. Rent a car in Catania is the best way to move freely, to discover the many destinations that offers Sicily and in particular the east coast.
The constant increase in traffic to and from the Catania Airport means that today we can consider it the main airport in Sicily and the first in the South and one of the largest among the Italian ones. Today, in fact, the Vincenzo Bellini Airport of Catania – Fontanarossa is the sixth airport in Italy for passenger traffic, the first in the South and the second for national traffic.
A trip to Catania: a paradoxical city
Why Catania? Many people call it “paradoxical” for its geographical position, overlooking the Ionian Sea and at the time located at the bottom of Mount Etna, the highest active volcano on earth of the Eurasian plate.
With a trip to Catania you will not get bored easily, it is a beautiful city of art, with a thousand resources, undisputed representative of the Baroque style and therefore worthy of being part of the UNESCO heritage.
Catania is a city that teems with life and traditions, a strong city, always ready to get up. “Melior de cineresurgo”, “Reborn from the ashes more beautiful than before” is written on Porta Garibaldi in Catania.
The motto of the Arab phoenix that was reborn from its ashes every time more beautiful and engraved as a symbol of the rebirth of Catania after surviving nine earthquakes.
Vincenzo Bellini Airport is located 7 km from the historic centre of Catania; renting a car in Catania Airport is the best way to move around in total autonomy.
After renting your car with SRC Rent Car, discover the most important destinations in Catania. Let yourself in the charm of its historic center admiring structures that testify to the Roman period as the Odeon and the theater. Continue with a real tour of the Baroque period: from Via Etnea to Piazza Duomo and the imposing cathedral of St. Agatha, patron saint of the city.
In the square you will find “U Liotru”, elephant symbol of Catania. Some legends consider him the magical protector from the eruptions of Etna. You can not miss a visit to the castle Ursino, home of the civic museum, and a walk through the eighteenth-century avenues of the historic center. An itinerary to do is absolutely dedicated to the park of Etna, between the pine forests and the black lava of the smoking craters. An evocative route at any time of the year, you can choose it both for your skiing holiday and in summer to admire a sunset from the top or spend a night in a tent, wrapped in a wonderful starry sky.
These are places that replenish your heart but Catania also thinks how to fill your belly with its unmissable street food. Taste the traditional fish dishes in the beating heart of the city, or the fish market, accompanied by the fine Etna DOC wine and ending in the Sicilian way, a typical dessert such as cannolo or nougat of Sant’Agata.
Take your rental car and continue your journey to discover the surroundings of Catania, in a short time you will reach wonderful places such as Acitrezza, Acicastello and its stacks. A few kilometers further on, enchanted places like Taormina and the Naxos Gardens, easily reachable on board a car.
SRC Rent Car right choice for your car rental Catania Airport.