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Do you feel like packing up your bags and relocating from Phoenix? Europe’s small Sicilian city – Catania – is your dream destination. The only dilemma you have now is picking out a moving company that will transport all of your belongings to your desired location. We believe that we are right people for the job. Our team at I Love Moving strives to make the whole process of relocating an easy and stress-less experience. We will handle all your precious belongings with care. Leave everything to us, because it is our priority to plan and perform the shipping of your items in the safest and most efficient way possible. We pack every single one of your items and relocate them using a shipping method you choose with the guidance of our consultants.
We offer two different ways of shipping, and it is your only job to pick out the best one for your relocation. It is good to go with air transportation for quicker shipments and if you only need a few items transported. Ocean freight is better for moving greater quantities and if you are moving on a smaller budget, but know that the process will be longer. Shipment tracking is another service we include, where you can be notified where your shipment is located at any time during the relocation. Our staff at I Love Moving can also transport vehicles of all shapes and sizes overseas. For more information, feel free to contact our customer service.
Our team has put together a couple of facts on Catania to give you an introduction to the city before you relocate there.
This Sicilian city offers plenty for its newcomers being on the seacoast. Catania had quite the historic past with many invasions, one volcano eruption, and a terrible earthquake in the 17th century. Despite this, it still retained some of its ancient remains. They include the ruins of Greek and Roman theatres, and a Roman amphitheater, basilica, baths, and aqueducts. The Ursino Castle today houses a civic museum with rich collections of art and archaeological relics.
Catania’s center, the Duomo Piazza, is filled with urban life and open streets. Located in the Duomo Piazza is an elephant fountain that is quite a place to visit. The cathedral was first created in the 11th century, but had to be rebuilt after lava eruptions. Today, it contains the relics of St. Agatha and the tomb of the composer Vincenzo Bellini. The Church of San Nicolo is the largest in all of Sicily. This church connects the former Benedictine monastery that has the same name. Its construction began in the 14th century and was completed in the 17th century. The University of Catania, the first one in Sicily, was built in the 15th century and is library contains a number of important medieval manuscripts and books. Other places to visit include the Baroque Church of Santa Agata, the town hall by Vaccarini, the royal chapel, the astronomical observatory, and the birthplace of Vincenzo Bellini that is now a museum of his work.
Catania today is an industrial and transportation center, being the second largest city in all of Sicily. The commute system connects the city by rail with Palermo, Messina, and Syracuse. Catania also have with one of the busiest ports in Italy. Other industries that prosper here include a variety of mechanical and chemical manufactures, food processing, and fishing. Catania produces nearly half of Sicily’s advanced sulfur. The city consists of a marketing center surrounded by an agricultural region. It exports almonds and oranges, as well as handwork in metal, wood, and amber. This area is a popular winter resort with plenty of beaches nearby.
We hope that the information we provided helped you picture what life can be like in this Sicilian city. Contact us as soon as you are ready to start planning out your overseas relocation!International Shipping from Phoenix to Catania, Italy