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 Antalya
Antalya is an ageless city situated in a prime location along the picturesque Turkish coastline, which today is one of the world’s great resort getaways. With so much to see and to do, it is no surprise that tourist flights to Antalya have more than tripled in recent years.
First Time in Antalya
Antalya is home to some unique historical attractions that really should not be missed. Yivli Minare Mosque, for example, dates back to the 13th century and it is considered the symbol of the city.
History buffs will love the ancient ruins of Perge, home to the Hittites at the dawn of the 16th century, and remarkably well preserved. Children will love Beach Park, which is home to a collection of sea life exhibits.
Making the Most of Your Antalya Holiday
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