Alphard

Address: C.so Sicilia 10 A3, Catania, Sicily, 95040, Italy | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located in the Centro Catania area of Catania, is near Piazza Duomo, Duomo di Catania, Castello Ursino & Museo Civico, and Catania's Street Market.
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Duomo di Siracusa

A travel blog entry by lbreault on Jan 07, 2015

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This cathedral is truly a rarity. One can see the transformation this sacred place has gone through from an ancient Greek temple to a cathedral with Medieval and Baroque architecture. Its metamorphosis throughout history is evident just by looking at the architecture of this church.

This sacred place has over 2,400 years of history. The cathedral was founded on the ruins of the Temple of Athena, built by the tyrant Gelon. The Doric ...

Storm of the century & centuries-old salt & stone

A travel blog entry by boeschenblog on Jan 06, 2015

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... homelike than a fabulous Swiss village or seaside Sicily. There's homework to be done, uniforms to wash, Christmas thank you notes to write. There's six months ahead of us -- to chart the rest of our course during this now NEW year of both the every day and the extra special.

Happy New Year, friends far and near. We are thankful for your place in our lives and look forward to time together to share more stories.


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Greek Theatre

A travel blog entry by gunnarpatrick on Jan 06, 2015

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... telling in a culture. In most cases, where the most power lies, the most rich culture lies also. For a culture to invest so much in theatre productions does not diminish a society for focusing on non-necessities, but instead shows the power and influence of a society. It shows great power that a society had the leisure and luxury of investing in the arts. The Greeks started this ...

Taormina to Palermo

A travel blog entry by nvs on Jan 05, 2015

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Today we travelled from Taormina (left about 10.30am) to Palermo with Carmelo who was a great driver. He brought us safely to excelsior palace after about 3 hours. We had a bit of a walk around Palermo before heading out for dinner. It is sometimes an interesting experience with the ...

Taormina

A travel blog entry by nvs on Jan 04, 2015

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Today we had a fairly leisurely morning before heading out for lunch to a nice ristorante "Grandula" with a nice view. We then caught a taxi and checked out the harbour down the hill which we have been viewing all week. We also viewed the first Greek colony of Sicily founded in 734BC by ...