Contact Nicoletta Moncada Paternò Castello
Via Museo Biscari 16
95131 Catania
Tel. +39 095 7152508 - +39 095 321818
Mobile +39 329 414955
Fax. +39 095 321818


International Airport Fontanorossa: 6 km
Train station: 1 km
Highway: 1 km


Events up to 350 people
Conferences up to 200 people
Visit in private apartments: up to 50 people at a time


Painting room: 70 people
Angoliere: 70 people
Salone: 200 people


Expository area, wardrobe, hostess and steward, interpreters, hiring of equipment, Reception and catering services.

Technical data

Access to Internet, connection to temporary phone lines, audioconferences, closed tv circuit, amplification devices, lighted blackboards, projection screen, video recorders, video projectors, radiomicrophones, amplification devices, slides.


Climate controlled environment, bathroom, kitchen area, closet space, balcony, and courtyard, fully furnished, with two single sofa beds and an extra one.

Useful links

Catania Tourism (
Port of Catania (
General info (
Airport (
Turistical info (


watercolors at the Biscari palace are by Fernanda Paternò Castello di Carcaci

the literary passages are taken from Annalisa Moncada's "Next year, beyond the sea" edited by Longanesi, 1981

the music is from the ouverture from Norma by Vincenzo Bellini

web architecture by kaosmos web design

art & copy direction by Massimo Boccuzzi and Alex James Jacopozzi, for: