Catania is the capital of the province of the same name, a major commercial and tourist center on the island of Sicily. The port city, washed by the waters of the Ionian Sea, perched on the slope of the active volcano Etna, which periodically recalls its existence by emissions of lava and ash. Such a dangerous neighborhood does not bother either local residents or tourists who come for new experiences for a long time. They believe that their protection Holy Agatha is the patroness of Catania. In her honor, every year on February 5, festive processions are held in the streets.
In Sicily, the sun shines more than 2,500 hours a year. This is an absolute record for Italy. The mild and warm climate provides hot summers. Peak temperatures occur in July and August. The thermometer Continue reading