B&B Sognando Ortigia

Via Trento, 5, Syracuse, Sicily, 96100, Italy | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Syracuse

Relaxing Day at Sea

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 20, 2014

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... says that Cyclops lived here in the caves, and that the huge rocks in the sea were thrown by Odysseus as he tried to escape.  These are actually known as submarine eruptions, or eruptions that happen under the water.     We stopped at a town and got a paddle boat so we could get closer to the lava rocks and swim and snorkel. The snorkeling wasn't too good because it was a little cloudy near the rocks. There was also ...

Winery and Sunset Tour of Mt. Etna

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 19, 2014

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... driving away. Unfortunately, we didn't get to see any eruptions while we were there, although there is constant steam coming from the top and when we listened closely we could hear little explosions coming from the mountain.

It was a great day, but we're beat. According to my Fitbit, we walked 16,140 steps or 6.42 miles! Looking forward to a relaxing day on a sailboat tomorrow!

Ciao!


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Wined and dined by Mt Etna's Finest

A travel blog entry by tayclark on Jul 18, 2014

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... delicious and the wine even better! After that we went home and packed to move onto Sorrento. After the two days there im 5kgs heavier, and am absolutely full of wine knowledge. This little country town proved to be awesome, the people, the food and the wine were of a next level and the perfect welcome to Italy. I thoroughly enjoyed my time and definitely will be going back,hopefully with a few of you to share the gems that i uncovered in my time ...

Volcano and Greek theatre

A travel blog entry by corky26 on Jul 13, 2014

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... cream and visited a Greek theatre which was built in the third century BC which is 300 years before Jesus.Then was a German man singing Opera on the stage. He was very good. Then we wandered the shops.It was formal night on the boat so we all got dressed up for dinner then the ...

Noto, bene!

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle on Jul 06, 2014

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... though.....

We finally made it to Costanza and ordered straciatella for the girls, limone for Paolo and pistachio for me. It was DIVINE, but truthfully, the gelaterie in Scicli and Minori are just as good.....

After lunch and a nap, we went to the beach from 5pm to 8pm...... Paolo and the girls played in the water for hours......

Tomorrow we make the trek to Agrigento to visit Valle dei Templi...... Pray there is a Gelateria of some standing ...

Location

This hostel, located on Via Trento, 5, Syracuse, is near Ortygia, Syracuse Cathedral (Temple of Athena), Fonte Aretusa, and Piccolo Teatro dei Pupi (Puppet Theatre).
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