Welcome to the Benedictine Monastery of “San Nicolò”. Today it hosts the Department of Humanities (DISUM) of the University of Catania. The Monastery is a unique place that tells about the human and historic events of the city on the slope at the foot of Etna, from the ancient times until today.
The monument is open everyday, for everybody. Find out how to visit, experience and live one of the largest Monastery of Europe.

Monastero dei Benedettini di San Nicolò l'Arena

Piazza Dante, 32 - Catania
+39 095 7102767 / +39 334 9242464
How to arrive

Virtual tour
Guided tours every hourEvery day from 9:00 to 17:00
August: every day from 11:00 to 18:00
(The service is suspended December 25)

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