Flying from Catania
Once your visit is over, flights from Catania depart from the Catania–Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) – also known as the Catania-Vincenzo Bellini Airport, named for the opera composer Vincenzo Bellini. The airport lies approximately 4.3 kilometers southwest of the city and serves as the main gateway to Sicily’s eastern coast.
Catania–Fontanarossa Airport Information
Within Catania–Fontanarossa Airport you will find several stores and restaurants, a business center, a post office and money exchange desk, facilities for the disabled, car rental desks, and information on local hotels in Catania. A bank and ATM are also available. Special services include a VIP lounge, Friendship Room, and nursing areas in the ladies’ restrooms.
Getting to the Airport in Catania
A taxi to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport can be hired through your hotel and will collect you from your hotel or at another convenient location. You can also catch an AMT Alibus to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport. The bus picks up passengers at Catania city center and the train station roughly every 20 minutes. The train to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport collects passengers at several points throughout the city. Inquire at your hotel or the train station for a complete list of stops and a timetable.
Arriving in Berlin
Uniquely molded by history and the stalwart resolve of its citizens, Berlin is a city of startling variety and beauty. Germany’s capital is home to nearly 200 museums and over 400 art galleries, as well as boutiques, restaurants and nightclubs.
First Time in Berlin
There are a number of iconic attractions within the city that you shouldn’t miss when you first travel to Berlin. Among them is the Reichstag, home to the German Parliament since the turn of the century and capped by Norman Foster’s awe-inspiring glass dome.
History buffs should purchase tickets to Berlin’s Schloss Charlottenburg, the most luxurious of nine surviving royal dwellings dating back to the reign of King Friedrich I. Gastronomes will love Die Hackeschen Höfe, a bustling collection of over 100 stores, restaurants and cafes.
Making the Most of Your Berlin Holiday
For the best weather during your holiday, plan for your flights to Berlin to arrive during its mild summer season between May and September. Cheap hotels in Berlin are generally easy to find near the Kurfürstendamm and around the city center. Remember to log on to airberlin.com for a great selection of flight deals to Berlin. Find attractive fares year-round to Berlin on airberlin.com