Welcome to the Benedictine Monastery of “San Nicolò”.

Nowadays 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.

The Monastery