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Directions to 5 Balconi B&B

Via Plebiscito n. 133, Catania, Catania, Italy

Map & Directions


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From the Airport:
Take the orange AMT bus #524 for €1 (the stop & tickets are to the right as you exit the terminal) to the local bus station at Piazza Borsellino (10 minutes). Get off and walk past 'McDonalds' and 'Café Alcala' up Via Alcala. At the top turn right into Via Cristoforo Colombo and then take the 1st street on the left, Via Plebiscito. Walk up the hill and our palazzo is at #133, on the left.
NB: From the bus stop it is a 5 minute walk and the best way to get to the B&B

Alternatively, you can take the 'Alibus' for €4, which runs from the airport to the Central Station. The stop to get off at is as you exit the port by the arches of the viaduct. Walk left down Via Dusmet, following the arches, until you reach the 'fish market' at the end, with 'Bar Etoile D'Or' on your right. Turn left under the arches, following the street 'Via Cristoforo Colombo' and then take the 2nd street on the right, Via Plebiscito. Walk up the hill and our palazzo is at #133, on the left.
NB: From the bus stop it is a 10/15 minute walk

From Central Train/Bus Station ('Stazione Centrale'):
Take the orange AMT bus #431 N from the stop in front of the train station.
Get off at the 2nd stop once you have passed the market and the Hard Rock Caf�, in Via Plebiscito. Cross over the road and our palazzo is at #133.
NB: There a 2 routes, #431 N ('nera'/black) and #431 R ('rossa'/red). Both take Via Plebiscito but the black route is much quicker! If you do take the red route, ask the driver for Via Angelo Custode/Via Plebiscito, vicino il Castello and you will still find us easily.

By Car (Also the best route into the city from the motorways A18, A19 and from Siracusa):
Follow the main road that leads from the airport to the city centre ('Centro') and the port ('Porto'). Continue to the small roundabout by the McDonalds and turn left up 'Via Alcal�', passing Caf� Alcal� on your right. Turn right at the top into Via Cristoforo Colombo and then take the immediate left into our street, Via Plebiscito.

From 'Piazza Duomo' (Cathedral Square):
Walk through the big archway to the right of the Cathedral ('Il Duomo'), turn right into Via Dusmet and follow the arches of the viaduct to the fish market at the end, passing 'Bar Etoile D'Or' on your right.
Follow the road ('Via Cristoforo Colombo') left under the arches and then take the 2nd right into our street, Via Plebiscito.
The bell/intercom is at the 1st door on your left as you enter through the big iron gates, named Nunziata/Morgans.

Car hire: If you wish to hire a car, it is convenient to do so at the car rental desks in front of the airport terminal.




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