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
The Benedictine Monastery is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 20:00 and Saturday from 8:00 to 14:00.
Guided tours can take place in English or Spanish upon request at the number 0957102767 | 3349242464. It has not additional cost if realized during our ordinary opening times.
The guided tours service and the infopoint are open:
from Monday to Sunday: 9:00 - 17:00
August: Daily 11:00 - 18:00
Closed December 25
Tours are scheduled every hour.
Public relation Office
€ 7 Ordinary
- Groups (20 people or more)
- Over 65
- FAI members
- Touring Club Italia members
- Italia Nostra members
- Under 18
- Children up to 12 with parents
- Escort of disabled people
- Teachers with their classes (2 every 25 pupils)
Benedictine Monastery in combination with the Diocesan Museum and Achillean thermal bath
Adult: € 13
Groups (20 people or more): € 7 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),
- +39 095 382 529 (Botanical Garden).
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