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

The guided tours to visit the Benedictine Monastery are:

Monday to Sunday from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 15:00 to 18:00, a guided tour every hour.

To participate in the guided tours, reservations are required by calling 0957102767 or 3349242464 every day from 9:30 to 18:00 (also via WhatsApp) or by writing an email to info@officineculturali.net.

As required by the law decree of 23 July 2021, starting from 6 August access to museums, other institutes and places of culture and exhibitions is only allowed to people with one of the COVID-19 green certifications.


From 7 August 2021 to 22 August 2021 the Department of Humanities (Unict) will be closed.

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