Student'S Hostel San Saverio
Travel Blogs from Palermo
... 8226;free spin in casino on slot machine - I lost •7pm feature film in cinema, Bruce Almighty •9pm dinner... Service and food not good tonight .violinist show How much R and R can YOU pack into a day?? Tonight, as we were eating dinner, the ship passed through a very narrow strait between Italy and Sicily! It was ...
... statues and columns. We then saw some lovely old churches and from there the beautiful Opera House. We needed to be back at the hotel by 2.10 pm for a tour of the churches of Palermo. We were taken to three churches and they were so beautiful. All these churches were built around 8th century BC to 300 AD. They each took at least 40 years to build and the workmanship is magnificent. Imagine building such beautiful buildings inside and outside ...
... all marble basins, nymphs, gods and sea monsters it was created by the Florentine sculptor Francesco Camilliani in 1554 it's amazing how used to amazing things one can become, the fountain was a massive work but is deminished when there is so much else to see. I very much enjoyed just walking through the city there are beautiful buildings every where, there are city gates, dozens of churches.
Lastly we went to see the Royal apartments, Sala di Ruggero, which ...
After a very nice night in the hotel with an excellent meal we set off early to see the 'Valley of the Temples', which is really odd name since the temples are set of a ridge? Agrigento is not very exciting but in its day it was a major Greek city with many temples dating from the 5C BC. The site is large, 3km in total, so it was rather a long hot walk and we were pleased to ...
... he expected I would have had enough of and would have plenty of opportunity to see more of in other parts of Italy anyway. He'll bring me somewhere special and less touristy, he said.
Caverna de Sta. Rosalia She is the patron saint of Palermo. They have a massive celebration once a year (I forgot which time of the year) in honour of the healing miracles of Sta. Rosalia. The place is an amazing church built over a cavern or cave. ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking