Il Vecchio Frantoio
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- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... Adding Sicily to our itinerary for this trip was kind of an afterthought. Karen noticed how close Sicily and Malta are, and suggested we spend some time there as well. Sounded like a good idea.
This is an island you can drive across at it's widest point in under 5 hours. Seattle to Spokane. Yet there is more history and culture packed into that small area than I could have imagined. From the early Phoenician settlements of ...
We didn't have a set time to start today, and had the morning to explore on our own, so we joined our new friends Sandra and Frank for a walk. We saw the 12th century church, Chiesa di S. Maria, which was originally planned as a mosque, so it contains stunning Byzantine mosaics. Next door there was a much smaller and very simply decorated church, ...
Our first stop was after winding up a large hill to view the 5th century Temple and Theatre. Next was another set of hairpin bends expertly negotiated by our bus driver, while we enjoyed spectacular views down towards the coastline. The picturesque medieval village of Erice was expertly built at the top. We wandered the cobblestone streets and in one of the piazzas a film crew ...
We left Trapani at 10 AM on Friday by bus retracing the route back to Palermo arriving about noon. After checking into the hotel and having lunch we attacked the city by Hop on Hop off bus! Palermo has done a pretty good job of mixing the old with the new. Much of the historical area remains intact while a new modern city has expanded outside. It's pretty chaotic in the narrow old streets, many now of which have been closed to traffic. ...
... having. Found some lovely gardens with the most amazing fig tree. Gigantic! It is apparently 150 years old and Palermo's oldest tree. We had a drink before dinner at Frank Daniels Drinkeria. Sitting at a table on the footpath is the perfect place to watch and be amazed at the traffic. There was a fish mongers on the corner and obviously very good because there were always a queue ( well, not a queue because they ...