Villa Glicine

Address: Via dei Diamanti 16, Syracuse, Sicily, 96100, Italy | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Via dei Diamanti 16, Syracuse, is near Ortygia, Greek Theater, Fonte Aretusa, and Palazzo Bellomo.
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Travel Blogs from Syracuse

The Right Way and the Sicilian Way

A travel blog entry by steverino on Oct 25, 2015

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... quickly, realize that the restaurant thinks you are really stupid enough to pay more than double what you would pay in the store. Decide they are right and order the wine, at the same time deciding you really don't need to pay the phone bill every month.

The Sicilian Way to buy Wine in a Restaurant: Decide what you will be eating. Carefully peruse the wine list for a bottle that ...

The BaroqueTowns of Southeast Sicily

A travel blog entry by steverino on Oct 24, 2015

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... supplies and then finding a scenic little spot to enjoy our lunch.

We arrived in Noto late afternoon, checked onto our B&B, and wandered through the town. Like most of the towns and cities in southeastern Sicily, Noto was destroyed by the huge earthquake of 1693. It was rebuilt in the baroque architectural style popular at the time, using the ...


A travel blog entry by steverino on Oct 23, 2015

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... conversation in which neither party seemed to understand anything the other was saying, I told Karen, "I think he's coming to let us in the studio." Sure enough, an older gentleman and younger woman shortly drove up in a terribly beat up old fiat, got out and opened the door, all the while carrying on a very animated conversation. As we looked around the "temperamental artist" stomped around the studio, picking things up and throwing them down, cursing, waving ...

Finally found the Caravaggio.

A travel blog entry by deb_and_john on Oct 07, 2015

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Headed over to Ortegia after another good breakfast at the B&B. Juice, cereal, yoghurt, boiled eggs, ham, cheese, salami, tomato, toast, pastries and fruit certainly give us plenty to choose from. The church with the painting of Lucia's death was just opening when we arrived. The church is at one end of the Piazza Duomo and is quite impressive. The painting was very obviously by Caravaggio. Very dark! The church also had statues ...

A lovely day at the beach

A travel blog entry by deb_and_john on Oct 06, 2015

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... and dozing filled the afternoon. The bus trip to Arenella took forty minutes and it was mainly on very narrow country roads passing through small farms etc. Very interesting. The bus back took 20 minutes on a sort of main road. Not nearly as interesting. Went to another of Antonio's suggested restaurants for dinner after having a beer at Oasi Bar where we had lunch the other day. The guy there gave us a special biscuit to try ...