Arcturus

Address: C.so Sicilia 10 A10, 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

... price of 5€ umbrellas.





We bought groceries at the market and off to our studio we go. We get there and with our hands full of bags, we are locked out of our place. Well we have the key in hand but it just will not work. We go back out on the street and into a cafe and ask for help to call the lady we rented from, Gina. (we do not have International cell phone coverage). She doesn't speak English and the young man spoke enough to understand us ...

Sicily sucks

A travel blog entry by travelsofmarty on Oct 24, 2012

1 comment

... from the floor on the passenger side. I am trying to wrestle both it and the iPad from him (which I have had out on my lap for directions) but he is quick and efficient and within seconds the bike rider has picked him up and they zoom off down an alley with my bag. It is all over in under a minute and we can't even get out of the traffic quickly to chase them. We eventually get turned around and follow looking in garbages in case they toss the bag to no avail. It is now a quarter to ...

From Beach to Mountain and into a Cock Bar

A travel blog entry by jpulvirenti1 on Aug 18, 2011

2 comments, 9 photos

... island near Taomina and is Also known as The Pearl of the Ionian Sea, and was a private property until 1990, when it was bought by the Region of Sicily, being turned into a nature reserve. There is a narrow path that often connects the island to the mainland beach. The island has a small and rather rocky beach which is a popular destination for sunbathers. After lunch Federica, Vera and I crossed the narrow path to the Island paying ...

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

A travel blog entry by jpulvirenti1 on Aug 17, 2011

6 photos

... To think my mother Salvatice gave all this up to move to Australia, met my father, Sebastian Pulvirenti, married the love of her life, settled and gave birth to four children.

Whilst here in Sicily, I discovered that there is a town called Sciacca, which is also my Mother's maiden name. Sciacca (Greek; Θέρμαι; Latin) means Thermal Spa or 'ex aqua' or in Arabic it comes from ...

Swimming in the Ionian Sea

A travel blog entry by jpulvirenti1 on Aug 15, 2011

3 photos

After a good nights rest I woken up to a breakfast of Granita and Brioche. I believe it has been the staple diet for the whole time I have been in Sicily. The day was enjoyed relaxing by the waters of the Ionian sea and as well the frequent dips. The Mediterranean water are quite warm, but under currents which thrust into the water are freezing. After a while those shots of icy water ...