Astoria Palace Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- TV Channel One Russia
- Fitness/Health center
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... century BC, through occupation by the Greeks, Romans, Vandals, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, all have left their marks, both physically and culturally. Many of the cities, temples, monuments and cathedrals left behind have been incredibly well preserved and, in some cases, sensitively restored. The fact that so many of these sites have survived is, I suspect, a combination of luck (the incredible mosaic floors of Villa Romana were preserved by a mudslide ...
... beautiful. We had a delicious lunch, mine was grilled calamari and salad. In the afternoon we were back as the larger group and driven to Monreale, a hill on the edge of Palermo. The cathedral here was another spectacular example of the mixed styles, to reflect the acceptance of the people from different backgrounds, historically Greeks and ...
... up, the surrounding shops altered and several actors taking a break from filming a Mussolini period war movie. A few of us had lunch at an outdoor cafe under the trees, although our chairs were at various angles on the cobblestones! We visited salt pans at Traponi, where there are still some working windmills and the waterbirds such as flamingos take advantage of the shallow ...
... areas there are many shops and outdoor restaurants and throngs of pedestrians. A fun area was the Ballarò Street Market which was a short distance from our hotel. I am sure you could buy almost any food item there including whole slaughtered goats or lamb and some stuff we didn't recognize. We had an early dinner of mussels, veal and sea bass as we need to be up at 4AM to get to the Palermo airport for our flight back to ...
... that €2:50 was ok for a coffee sitting at a table we realise now that we were ripped off on Monday. We have had coffee sitting down everyday since and have never paid more than €1:50 and that was for a cappuccino at a bar on the beach in Mondello. I am sure however that we will not get a coffee for €0:80 in Taormina. Had a lovely roll for lunch which was a nice change to all the fried things we ...