Contacts and Info
Monastero dei Benedettini di
San Nicolò l'Arena
Piazza Dante, 32 - Catania
+39 095 7102767 / +39 334 9242464
TimetableOPEN EVERY DAY FROM 9:00am TO 05:00pm / AUGUST: FROM 11:00am TO 06:00pm
NOTICE – Suspension of activities: We are sorry to inform you that due to the government’s decree of 3 November 2020, that provides for the suspension of exhibitions and closes the museums and other cultural institutes for the public, the visit of the Benedictines Monastery are suspended until further notice.
Public relation Office
€ 8 Ordinary
- Groups (20 people or more)
- Over 65
- FAI members
- Touring Club Italia members
- Italia Nostra members
€ 3 Student
€ 2 Under 18
- Children up to 12 with parents
- Teachers with their classes (2 every 25 pupils)
Benedictine Monastery in combination with the Diocesan Museum and Achillean thermal bath
Adult: € 14
Groups (20 people or more): € 9 per person
Schoolchildren: € 4,50 per student
N.B. For schools or groups (20 people or more) it is necessary to book the guided tours calling:
+39 095 7102767 or +39 334 9242464
The combined tickets, are valid one month from the date they have been issued and can be purchased in all these sites.
We advice to verify the opening hours of the sites calling:
- +39 095 7102767 (Benedictine Monastery),
- +39 095 281 635 (Diocesan Museum).
How to arrive
From Piazza Borsellino (Port, "Archi della Marina”): take bus n°503 "Linea Circolare" and get off in Piazza Dante.
From Piazza della Republica (Train Station): take bus n°902 and get off in Via Vittorio Emanuele after the Greek-Roman Theatre, walk throug Via Quartarone to Piazza Dante
Tel: + 39 095 330966
By car or walking