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Nice beach

The beach is very beautiful with a nice view of Mount Etna and the city of Catania. Unfortunatley... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Graphik G
via mobile
Usual beach

Dog Beach is not a bad place to spend summer days, however you can visit nicer beaches around... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Verunka G
via mobile
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17 Apr 2018
“Garbage everywhere”
2 Sep 2017
“Nice beach”
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Viale Presidente Kennedy 11, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 342 015 5719
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We couldn’t spend more than 5 minutes in there ! There was a ton of garbage everywhere ... don’t even bother out of season.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mopater a
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The beach is very beautiful with a nice view of Mount Etna and the city of Catania. Unfortunatley some people where burning something in the background so that the whole beach was smokey. It's something that often happens in Sicily since they burn a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Graphik G
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Dog Beach is not a bad place to spend summer days, however you can visit nicer beaches around. There was no cafe or bistro to buy food or drinks. It's a long golden sand beach with an Etna view behind. However, if u are going...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Verunka G
Reviewed 25 May 2015

This is a beach that seems unloved and uncared for. It is very long, but without cafes or restaurants. Planes landing at Catania overfly at one end and at the other there is a view of the town and in the distance Mount Etna. Does...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 1 November 2014 via mobile

18 kilometres of golden sand sadly COVERED in rubbish. Fridge-freezers, plastic, polystyrene, toys - it's got the lot. Such a shame, because otherwise it would be a great beach. Really easy to get to on the D bus from the city centre, a few cafes...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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