You can fly to Catania from London with Easyjet, British Airways, Alitalia and many other airlines. By searching online, you can compare different flight options. For direct flights, the flight time is about three hours, but flights with a stopover will take longer. There are a number of options for getting to the airport, which may be Heathrow, Gatwick or London City. A taxi can cost anything from £40 to £80, but there are quick and inexpensive rail links and buses. The London Underground is another option for reaching Heathrow. You should try to check in at least two hours before your flight departs.Catania Airport is just 2.6 miles from the city. Although there is no rail connection, there are buses every 20 minutes from 5:00 am until midnight. The bus fare is just 0.8 Euros (about 70p) for a one-hour ticket. A taxi costs about 25 Euros (roughly £21) and the journey takes about 15 minutes.
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Dating originally from the eleventh century, the cathedral - dedicated to Catania's patron saint - has been rebuilt twice, following earthquakes in the twelfth and seventeenth centuries. Today it is a fine example of baroque architecture, although parts of the original church can still be seen.2 The fish market
This is a must do and not just for seafood fans, but for anyone seeking a bargain. This lively market has just about every kind of seafood you can think of, fresh from the Mediterranean. The market is open in the morning from Monday to Saturday.3 Mount Etna
Although the highest active volcano in Western Europe, Mount Etna has shaped Catania's history with devastating eruptions and today it is a major tourist attraction. Various tours are available, allowing the visitor to explore the weird lava landscapes around the mountain. For the more adventurous there are guided climbs to the summit.4 Piazza del Duomo
Surrounded by splendid buildings, this eighteenth century square is the centrepiece of Catania. A focal point is the Elephant Fountain, an elephant carved out of lava and dating from Roman times, topped by an obelisk brought from Egypt. Via Etnae, the city's major shopping street, opens onto the square.5 Bellini Museum
This small, but fascinating, museum is dedicated to the composer Bellini, who was born here. The rooms have been preserved in their original, early nineteenth century state and many objects of historical interest are on display, including some of the composer's instruments and manuscripts. The museum is open from Monday to Friday and admission is free.