Address: Via Siracusa 6 B10, Catania, Sicily, 95040, Italy | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Centro Catania area of Catania, is near Piazza Duomo, Etna Experience, Castello Ursino & Museo Civico, and Catania's Street Market.
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Under the Spell of Mt Etna

A travel blog entry by crowdywendy on May 05, 2014

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... visitors may have been more accommodating.

The weather did not improve but the drive to Taormina from Mt Etna was interesting and Carmelo was good company along the way. He talked with us about the Sicilian economic crisis and the sad denial of the the general population. "Europe is bankrupt...." he said "But the media frighten people who spend less and then the whole economy suffers; companies panic and workers are laid ...

Taormina to Catania!

A travel blog entry by brooklyn85 on Jan 21, 2014

10 photos

... gave me another opportunity to use my italian! I found it pretty quickly but being from Kansas, I had never taken a bus (at least not by myself). I had no idea if I needed a ticket (like we did in Rome) or what. The ticket/information booth next to the bus stop was closed so I began walking towards all the shops. A kind man from one of the restaurants kindly enlightened me that I pay once I am on. Having an hour to kill, I stayed and ate some bruschetta (still not ...

Sicily's Active Volcano

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff on Aug 12, 2012

29 photos

... the town was once again threatened to be destroyed if not for the diversion techniques employed to redirect the path of the flowing volcanic ash) to take in the views while having a gelato (always a must in Italy!!). We continued on our way to go up to the top of the volcano. The drive up the mountain was windy with roads that constantly switched back and forth. The landscape although populated at the bottom of the mountain, the higher ...

From Beach to Mountain and into a Cock Bar

A travel blog entry by jpulvirenti1 on Aug 18, 2011

2 comments, 9 photos

... fee to walk around this tiny little Island. Rip Off!

King Ferdinand l of the Two Sicilies gifted the island to the nearby town of Taormina in 1806. The island was then bought from the town by a Ms. Trevelyan, who built a small house facing the sea and imported exotic plants, which thrived in the Mediterranean climate. Subsequent owners kept up the island, until the owner went bankrupt, and auctioned the island in 1990. The island had ...

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

A travel blog entry by jpulvirenti1 on Aug 17, 2011

6 photos

... meaning bath and al Saqquah dating back to the cult of the Syrian god "Shai al Quaaum". Could it be that my descendant are a mixture of Spanish and Arabic on my Grandfather's (Rosario Sciacca) side of the family.

In the afternoon Ottavio had spend sometime with me going over the computer.

In the evening Saro's cousin and his family arrived for a casual dinner alfresco style in their court yard.