Nicolosi, Province of Catania, Sicilia

Situated a 22 km of Catania, it is a starting point for tourists who want to reach the Etna. There are ski slopes, a cable-car, and it is possible to reach the volcanic crater, accompanied by guides.


  • Altitude: 772 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 7,200 inhabitants in 2010
  • Zip/postal code: 95030
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 095
  • Patron Saint: NAME DATE St Antony of Padua, celebrated on 13 June, St. Antony the Abbot, celebrated on 17 January

What to see

  • The Monastery of San Nicolò l'Arena, from which the small town derives its name.