Algila Ortigia Charme Hotel
Travel Blogs from Syracuse
We woke up a little earlier today to make the hour long trip to Noto, famous for its Baroque architecture, almonds and the gelateria that purportedly makes the best ice-cream in the world! I have to bribe the girls with either the promise of shopping or something nice to eat if I expect them to traipse through Duomo after Duomo, or climb unendingly steep hills in search of castles and mosaics. I cunningly kept the address of Gelateria Costanza until the end of our visit, ...
At 8.00am we were driven by a chauffeur to the airport. We checked in with no wait at all and went to explore the airport which took about 10 minutes! Our plane left at 10.55am and was a smooth flight arriving in Catania at 11.50am. We then boarded a bus which took us to the terminal. We waited 30 minutes for the luggage to arrive on the conveyor. At last we proceded to the exit where we were met by another chauffeur who took us to the Una ...
Today we were in Catania, Sicily. We had an early excursion time at 7:00 am so we met in Cabanas early once again then we were off to the Walt Disney Theater.
Our day started out with a 45 minute drive to Taormina. This is a medieval town that was built in Greek times and, like much of Italy, taken over by the Romans. The name means between two mountains. It is about 230 meters above the sea. It is beautiful. ...
... with a mysterious woman staring at our luggage p.s. Raining cats and dogs On board on the Trinacria by tttlines and it is magnificent as it has a bathroom in the room Chat a while eat something nice view drink wine and gap Btw saw the volcano parco regionale dell'etna Best sleep in Europe so ...
... from previously, fortuitously saved, so were able to wander at will. The crowds were buzzing, as Italy was to play later that night. Giant screens were set up throughout the city with some pubs showing the Colombian game on then.
Catania was a surprise, and we definitely needed more time to explore than what we had. The ferry had been delayed by a couple of hours, so ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet