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Catania - anything worth checking out there beach-wise ?

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Catania - anything worth checking out there beach-wise ?

Vagabonda,

I will have a business visit to attend in Catania (21 strade - zona industriale) and after that I am planning to go and visit a beach, bay, anything. I will go with car so I am flexible on driving.

I know Catania is not famous for its beaches, but do you think there is anything worth checking out in the area ? Downtown we wont go sight seeing as we have been to Catania 2 years ago. many thanks. :)

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1. Re: Catania - anything worth checking out there beach-wise ?

Hi bl4ze,

If you find yourself in the area and you have a car on a nice day, why not?

Lido di Playa is Catania’s sandy beach nearer the airport –

http://goo.gl/gjXml

AMT #427 runs the service from Catania, so you can see the location on the #427 map.

http://www.amt.ct.it/pdf-linee/427.pdf

Catania’s La Playa has many lidi....

http://www.lepalme.biz/

http://www.lecapannine.com/en

http://www.lidoarcobalenocatania.it/

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2. Re: Catania - anything worth checking out there beach-wise ?

ok,nice thank you. yes, we will have a car.

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3. Re: Catania - anything worth checking out there beach-wise ?

Playa is very popular and crowded during peak season because it is so easily reached by bus from Catania.

Enjoy!

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4. Re: Catania - anything worth checking out there beach-wise ?

middle of june is not peak season yet, so I hope it will be okay. If you have anything in mind, let me know.

In 40KM radius I would say :)

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5. Re: Catania - anything worth checking out there beach-wise ?

Middle of June is ideal, especially during the week – There’s the coast along Vaccarizzo and Agnone Bagni near Brucoli.

Vagabonda

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