Antica Perla Residence Hotel
Travel Blogs from Fiumenaro
... while we continued our journey to Agrigento. When we arrived we were taken to see some temples built in 500BC by the greeks who invaded this territory. We keep being amazed, thinking what else is there to see but there is always more. These temples have no roofs but the pillars are still there and we wondered whether Paul had walked where we were walking. As lunch was late today being at 2.00pm till 3.30pm, dinner wasn't until 8.30pm. Franco, our ...
... Villa Romana del Casale which has world renowned mosaics.
Having been disappointed with the Roman site at Syracusa earlier in the week I was not expecting too much but the mosaics were absolutely fantastic. So vivid and detailed and on a huge range of subjects. The villa was immense with giant reception rooms and a garden with several fountains both inside and out. The site was occupied by several different buildings but by the first decade of ...
... swim and sun before a late brunch. The grader continued to work along the beach, with a new wine bar getting close to completion.
Thought we'd " be cool ", so arrived at our local pizzeria at 20.30, only to find the family/staff still having dinner. Oh well. We were the only people in the restaurant. While greeted as long lost friends, Tina was sent for post haste ...
Had our usual walk along the beach followed by a swim (please note that I am swimming with Paul every day now!) and some time in the sun before returning for breakfast. The hill back.........
Today's jaunt was to Eraclea Minoa. A Greek settlement in 6th C BC, captured by the Romans in the 3rd C BC before the cumulative impact of subsequent wars left ...
... arrived. Many were locals but others were Italian tourists. Families with babies and grandparents and all combinations inbetween. All hands on deck. Tina, her brothers (not the one in the kitchen), grandma, waitstaff, all working smoothly to deal with the sudden influx. The "godfather" sat by the entrance and watched, being greeted with respect by the locals as they entered. And through all this, Emma, Tina's 2 year old daughter moved happily.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility