Catania

This city, laying on one side along the Ionian sea and the other side at the bottom of the Etna vulcano, the highest active vulcano in Europe, has, in the midst of its beautifull historic down town area also a “Giudecca” (easy to understand the ethimological origin of this word), as the ghetto areas were called in the southern parts of the Italian peninsula.

The tour will start from the Castello Ursino, built by the Emperor Federico II of Svevia between 1239 and 1250 right at the top of the promontory hanging over the sea with a very interesting and diversified Museum inside its walls. Here are on display also several Jewish artifacts.

From here we will walk to the discovery of the Giudecca of “iusu” and “susu” (upper and lower in the local Sicilian dialect), the underground waterway, monuments, typical corners and much more.

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