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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from Agrigento
What happens when it rains in Sicily, I wondered to myself as I enjoyed yet another al fresco dinner in Palermo last Saturday evening? On Sunday night I found out! Sitting at the same lovely trattoria, the heavens opened! It came after a lovely sunny, blue-sky day, first a couple of intermittent spits, then some very large drops splashed onto the 20 or so outdoor tables, and suddenly it was a torrent. Waiters rushed around trying to place people indoors, which was already fairly ...
... side of the island - get a tan on our right sides, for a change, as we sit in the afternoon sun. The beach is very long, and is formed in beautiful fine sand. There were scarcely any people around and the kids had a great time digging holes and running crazily in and out of the water. We got home late, so after quick showers all round went up to a restaurant in Bagheria (no, I was wrong the drivers here are just as insane as in Agrigento!). When we got there the ...
... to the passing ships. Over the years, however, weather and earthquakes have done a number on the temples, and only one still stands, mostly intact, while the others are basically rebuilt columns and piles of fallen blocks.
It's a vast park with lots of walking between the sites - and today it is HOT. Too hot for this kind of sightseeing, really. Mario needs a caffe and I need something cool to ...
... and restored much of the main Villa, including uncovering 3,500 square metres of highly detailed mosaic flooring.
We headed home after this, having covered over 600km and at least 3 naps for the day.
Dinner was at a restaurant on the Giardini Naxos waterfront called La Lampara. The pizza was called a ‘Rustica’, but was the same as ...
... at the most grotesque sights they have called the Catacombs, that house approximately 8000 mummified bodies from the 16th century, didn't stay to long it was a bit creepy(maybe not for Palermo). Next we went to the Palermo Cathedral(beautiful and massive), then at the heart of the city, quattro canti (rounded buildings at the cross roads of the old city), the fountain of shame (based on a poor attempt at a copy of the ...