Crux

22 C.so Sicilia, Catania, Sicily, 95040, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Return to Catania and Etna

A travel blog entry by sam.tank

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... br> I decided to take the little tourist train that shows the highlights of the city centre, most of which I had already seen, but it was good to get the background info on some of the sights.

So today was a massive highlight, and well worth the money that I hadn't been prepared to spend on my first visit to Catania. ETNA!

The tour was 6 of us with a guide, so there was me, a Romanian couple and a trio of Germans. The guide was a local who was ...

Taormina made our day

A travel blog entry by petkatravels

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... very unusual house type structures called "the beehives". The strange structures were built by Florence someone, whom we think, from conversation with two American ladies, was a lover of Prince Edward and consequently banished by Queen Victoria to live in Taormina. She had the gardens built and the unusual structures for people to enjoy to observe the bees and bird life and left enough money in her will ...

By bus, train, ferry, train, bus, plane and car

A travel blog entry by waynelucas

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... fast fashion over the last short period. Naturally the train is a blend of Italian life on wheels with cats and dogs thrown in for good measure. Trains that float, not possible I hear you say. This is Italy, where if there is the will there will be a way. With Sicily in our sights we reach the end of the train line, a large ferry terminal provides the most unusual carriage, the train is split up into four lengths and is then shunted onto a specially designed train ...

Catania - at last

A travel blog entry by cnsilvestro

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... the middle of the city, and took a walk to the famous Catania markets. These are the biggest we've seen yet, they must cover three or four city blocks, huge... As usual though, everything tends to shut down around 1pm, so we headed back to the hotel for our own siesta. At around 7pm we ventured out again and found a nice Trattoria for dinner overlooking another quaint ...

The northern coast

A travel blog entry by cnsilvestro

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Today we ventured further along the northern coastline, from Messina, to Milazzo and then Cefalu another famous beachside resort town. The weather was a bit bleak by the time we got to Cefalu, but the views were spectacular. We had lunch at a nice seaside restaurant, and headed back via the coast road rather tthe the Autostrada. Then we joined ...

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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