Alphard

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 Palazzo Biscari.
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Catania, Sicily

A travel blog entry by craigang58 on Sep 10, 2014

... 1861 but still has some degree of autonomy. Etna produces black volcanic rock which is used for building and making tourist novelties. The rock in its natural state greys over time as mosses and lichens take hold and after 30-40 years vegetation takes over, so one can see where the more recent lava flows have been by the bare black rock. The countryside looked normal and wasn't particularly appealing. There was too much rubbish on the side of the road. Parts of ...

Another day, another hill to climb

A travel blog entry by michaelcourt on Sep 06, 2014

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... buses and went further uphill to a tiny village called Castelmola which is perched right on top of a 500m rocky peak overlooking Taormina and Giardini Naxos. The views of the towns mentioned and the Mediterranean were striking from such an elevation. The blue waters were so clear we could easily see the ocean floor around Isola Bella even from so high up on the mountain. Castelmola only has one main street ...

Sept. 6: Taormina Scicly

A travel blog entry by rknepper on Sep 06, 2014

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... although good, was not the same as I can make at home. Jacques and Marina loved it and that what was important to me. For a casserole that should have served 8-10 people, we had gone thru over half of it in one sitting. Quick coffee after dinner, and a final slurp of wine, before grabbing my sleep sac, duvet and pillow, then flopping down on the topside bed. The skies were clear and the stars plentiful. I saw 4 shooting stars right away, and blew them to Washington ...

Non-entry entry.

A travel blog entry by kurian on Jun 13, 2014

June 13th 2014



Michelangelo was one of the principal architects of the Basilica that took over a hundred years to build and employed the greatest minds of that era. Notwithstanding how magnificent and detailed it is, it's huge! Its tens of thousands of square feet of Renaissance ...

Rome

A travel blog entry by kurian on Jun 12, 2014

... in contact with each other. We hung out at the hostel until late afternoon comparing notes on the events of the past month and when Sheila left for Piazza Venezia to attend her friend’s wedding, Rodrigo and I took the Metro to Saint Peters Basilica – I couldn’t visit it the previous day because of the Carabinieri mass and Rodrigo came along to see what the fuss was about.

Second time unlucky. The Basilica was closed to tourists for a ...

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