Aquilae

Address: 26 C.so Sicilia, 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

Catania Sicily, no Mafia but a big ACTIVE Volcano!

A travel blog entry by hartmangoseedo on Apr 25, 2014

1 comment, 19 photos

... may not know what they are saying but there sure is a lot of haggling going on. We then continued to weave our way through the food and vegetable vendors on Via Naumachia and also through what Mike refers to as the "Santee Alley of Catania" (referring to a part of Los Angeles which we have visited a few times), a section where you can seriously buy anything, well except humans (I hope!). No, we did not make a purchase, we were not even tempted to upgrade our 20 Kuna umbrellas to the ...

Sicily sucks

A travel blog entry by travelsofmarty on Oct 24, 2012

1 comment

... unsavory end of town. We are driving along a main street when a motor bike rider stops in front of us going the wrong way. He has such a stupid look on his face we think he must be a tourist who accidentally is on the wrong side of the road. We have no option but to stop for him as we are hemmed in from behind by traffic and he has his bike now right up against the front of the car. In a clearly practiced maneuver, his accomplice in a bike helmet opens up my side of the car and steals ...

From Beach to Mountain and into a Cock Bar

A travel blog entry by jpulvirenti1 on Aug 18, 2011

2 comments, 9 photos

Can yo believe it no, Granita and brioche today! Instead I enjoy a Caffe Latte and what nice change that is for the day.

After breakfast my cousin Nello's wife Marisa and their daughters Vera and Federica, and friend Simone pick me up and we head to Isola Bella for a day on the beach. On our way we stop at the bakery and purchase our panini with provalone cheese and prosciutto for lunch.
Isla Bella known in Sicilian as Isula Bedda is ...

To Shop or Not To Shop, That is the Question!

A travel blog entry by jpulvirenti1 on Aug 17, 2011

6 photos

... walk around Acireale to digest the beautiful lunch Zia had made whilst the others took a cat nap.

According to tradition, the Acireale's origins trace back to Xiphonia, a mysterious Greek city now completely disappeared. In Roman times, there existed another Greek town, Akis, which was involved in the Punic Wars.

I love the cobbled Lava stoned streets that give the city of Acirele such ...

Swimming in the Ionian Sea

A travel blog entry by jpulvirenti1 on Aug 15, 2011

3 photos

... In the evening Fiorella, Nuncio, Mariella, Pino and few other friends and I had dinner at a little restaurant opposite San Sebastiano, a beautiful baroque Cathedral. I enjoyed a Chipolina and a Catochata. They would something similar to involtini, but with pastry. Finally Fiorella dropped me off at San Giovanni to rejoin Pina, Saro and Zia Graziella, where I would remain for the night. ...