Contacts and Info

Contacts

Monastero dei Benedettini di
San Nicolò l'Arena

Piazza Dante, 32 - Catania
+39 095 7102767 / +39 334 9242464
info@officineculturali.net

Timetable

OPEN EVERY DAY FROM 9:00am TO 05:00pm / AUGUST: FROM 11:00am TO 06:00pm

Guided tours to the Monastery will resume | find out when

The guided tours, of about 60 minutes, will take place:

  • Friday 26 February at 16:00 - 18:00 - 20:00
  • Wednesday 3 March at 16:00 - 18:00 - 20:00
  • Friday 5 March at 16:00 - 18:00 - 20:00
  • Wednesday 10 March at 16:00 - 18:00 - 20:00
  • Friday 12 March at 16:00 - 18:00 - 20:00
    [The page will be constantly updated]

The Benedictine Monastery info-point will open 30 minutes before the departure of the first guided tour. To participate in guided tours, reservations are recommended at 0957102767 during opening hours or at 3349242464 Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 to 13:00 and during opening hours or by writing an email to info@officineculturali.net.

Public relation Office

Admission

€ 8 Ordinary

 5

  • Groups (20 people or more)
  • Over 65
  • FAI members
  • Touring Club Italia members
  • Italia Nostra members
  • ICOM
  • CastaniaPass

€ 3 Student

€ 2 Under 18

Free

  • Children up to 12 with parents
  • Teachers with their classes  (2 every 25 pupils)

Combined tickets

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

By bus
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

By taxi
Tel: + 39 095 330966

By car or walking
Coordinates: 37.503638,15.080558
Latitude: 37°30'15.54"N
Longitude: 15°4'46.99"E