L'Isola del Sole

Address: Via Mollica 6/d, Catania, Sicily, 95021, Italy | B&B
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This B&B, located in the Aci Castello area of Catania, is near Piazza Duomo, Duomo di Catania, Aci Castello, and Palazzo Biscari.
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Sunny Sicily

A travel blog entry by tizwoz on Oct 29, 2014

13 photos

... was mostly rebuilt in the Baroque era. It has loads of lovely old baroque buildings but as the bad economic climate has set in, a lot of the buildings were suffering from neglect which is a real pity. We walked through the town via the usual Duomo and down to the Fish Market which is an absolute must to see. Lots and lots of traders are there shouting out about their fish and there is every kind to buy. ...

Catania, bad news and a pleasant surprise!

A travel blog entry by amoreitaly on Aug 11, 2013

1 comment, 12 photos

... still hasn't arrived, he makes a suggestion and I think he's gesturing he wants to travel with me, so I laugh and nod...but then I realise he's offering to take me to the airport, so I think why not, that's better and quicker than a bus! So off we go, attempting to conversate but not having much success. It was a lovely surprise, so I say a million thank you's (Grazie Mille)...and I'm now in route to Florence...


The Lady

A travel blog entry by tomandscherie on Oct 21, 2011

118 photos

... with four cloisters. It is amazing to think of what treasurers are buried still today. Riding past the Ursino Castle dating back to 1239 a massive very impressive medieval castle with four towers centrally located in Catania. In 1669 lava filled the moat encircled the castle and distanced the castle from the sea and the coast. You can see its original position in a 1679 painting which hangs in the Cathedral. Villa Bellini, monumental ...

From Beach to Mountain and into a Cock Bar

A travel blog entry by jpulvirenti1 on Aug 18, 2011

2 comments, 9 photos

... fee to walk around this tiny little Island. Rip Off!

King Ferdinand l of the Two Sicilies gifted the island to the nearby town of Taormina in 1806. The island was then bought from the town by a Ms. Trevelyan, who built a small house facing the sea and imported exotic plants, which thrived in the Mediterranean climate. Subsequent owners kept up the island, until the owner went bankrupt, and auctioned the island in 1990. The island had ...

To Shop or Not To Shop, That is the Question!

A travel blog entry by jpulvirenti1 on Aug 17, 2011

6 photos

... meaning bath and al Saqquah dating back to the cult of the Syrian god "Shai al Quaaum". Could it be that my descendant are a mixture of Spanish and Arabic on my Grandfather's (Rosario Sciacca) side of the family.

In the afternoon Ottavio had spend sometime with me going over the computer.

In the evening Saro's cousin and his family arrived for a casual dinner alfresco style in their court yard.