The guided tour of the Benedictine Monastery of Catania in English generally takes place at at 1pm and 4.30pm: check availability on the calendar and buy the ticket.
Tours in Italian are from Monday to Sunday from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 5pm. Non-Italian speakers will be provided on request with a text translated into English, French and Spanish to follow the guided tour. To plan your visit in Italian with the translated text: click here
Guided tours last 75 minutes around and allow visitors to see all the most relevant areas of the monastery, today Unesco World Heritage of Val di Noto: the two cloisters, the XVI century basement today used as the Library of the Department of Humanities (Unict), the Roman Domus through a wooden contemporary platform, the hanging garden of the novices, the former kitchen and cellar of the XVIII century made by the architect Vaccarini on top of the solidified lava stone from 1669, besides the majestic monumental staircase with its magnificent stuccos.
Groups have limited places: take the tickets for guided tours.
For schools or groups of more than 20 people, reservations are required by calling 095 7102767 or 334 9242464, or writing a WhatsApp message to 3349242464 or an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To request an invoice, fill in the form that can be downloaded at the following link and send it to email@example.com: click here.
During the traditional guided tours of the Benedictine Monastery, children will have a map specifically made for them to play with the Monastery
- If you have purchased the ticket to participate at the guided tour of the Monastery and you do not receive the email with the booking confirmation and the ticket, we ask you to contact us by telephone.
Info-Point +39 0957102767 | +39 3349242464 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Guided tours prices
€ 10 standard
€ 7,5 ICOM, Groups (20 people or more), Over 65, carer of disabled person
€ 6 University Students
€ 3 Under 19
Free Children up to 7 (with the supervision of an adult), disabled person
Benedictine Monastery in combination with the Diocesan Museum and Achillean thermal bath
Adult: € 15
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),