Acacia Resort Parco dei Leoni
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... anyway, Palermo is quite a big town, and very touristy, not really a place I wanted to spend loads of time in overall.
On my first night I found a local pizzeria and got the guy to make up pizza for me with the ingredients he thought would be best... It was tasty tasty. Similarly the next day at lunch i went to a stall for street food and asked what was good, one of the other customers recommended I had a bread roll filled with panella, ...
... the town. We were taken to see an old (medieval?) laundry that is feed by a natural spring.
This was a pretty town but very touristy - foreigners and Italians alike. I would not want to be here in the height of their summer. We spent 3 hours in Cefalu just wandering around on our own.
Free afternoon. As I didn't want to venture into any part of Palermo (other than the hotel), I spent the afternoon catching up ...
... to go to Monreale Duomo and the Palatine Chapel
Luckily the hotel we are staying at in Palermo, Grand Hotel Villa Igiea is on the outskirts of town and is in a lovely setting with great views of the marina. However, once you walk out the hotel gates, the ugliness returns. When I walked into my room, all I could say was "Oh my goodness". The room is big enough to get lost in and my balcony is a patio big enough to accommodate outdoor furniture and an ...
This wasn't the most exciting port either. We hopped off the boat and went into town hoping to find something exciting to do. We walked through the city and there wasn't much to see other than a theater and a church. We also tried going down to the port to see the beach and ships but that wasn't much to see there either. The city was dirty and the ...
We arrived in Civatevecchio in plenty of time to board our ship MSC Musica along with hundreds of others all of whom appear to speak any language other than English.
And yes we are on floor Adagio which is just above Forte and below Grandioso!
We are a step up from the last cruise with a queen size bed and more than enough room to swing a cat( sorry Shell and Bill). However we aren't classy enough to dine in the posh ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service