Excelsior Grand Hotel

Piazza Giovanni Verga 39, Catania, Sicily, 95129, Italy | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Next stop: Kamarina and rural southern Sicily

A travel blog entry by gparadis2004

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We said "good-bye" to the amazing city of La Vallette, Malta, and headed by the Virtu Ferry to Pozzallo, Sicily. The view from the ferry as we pushed away was truly stunning as we took in our last glimpses of the fortress, towers and Churches of this city that stole our hearts.

The Ferry was top notch, so modern, comfortable and swift. We …

Sicily with Lidia

A travel blog entry by hambone5000

97

In November, 2007 I was invited by Alitalia Airlines to attend an educational program in Sicily and earn the designation of Sicily Sales Specialist. Aside from visiting highlights in Palermo, Agrigento and Taormina, I had the opportunity of meeting and dining with Lidia Bastianich (of PBS fame). I wanted to get this up right away, so I posted a …

Money

A travel blog entry by fluffypuff

Started off:$4000

Challenges:$3200 --- +$7200

Spent on plane tickets to equidor: $2658 --- $ 4542

Europe to US dollars 1 euro = 1.36 US dollars

Country cash ...

Priorities

A travel blog entry by la-bella-vita

... hypothesising what I should do if my eyeball juice was to freeze over.


Later in the week I moved on to Taormina, a city settled by the Greeks, on the otherside of Etna. I was the only one at my hostel, run by an old Italian man who was the most Italian Italian I've ever met, think Mario, the Godfather and the Dolmio guy rolled into one. In the few days I was at Gianni's home, we cooked Sicilian food, picked oranges from the garden ...

Good morning Catania

A travel blog entry by brooklyn85

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Waking up around 7 am, I worked on my blog from the previous day, got ready, and went to the kitchen for breakfast. It was just me in there. I enjoyed an amazing donut type thing. There was so much food but the donut was all I could eat. The kitty came down and we played for a good 30 minutes until the children called him back up.

Out in the sunshine, I walked towards the fish market. It was another beautiful day. I ...

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Location

This 5 star hotel, located in the Borgo-Sanzio area of Catania, is near Piazza Duomo, Duomo di Catania, Castello Ursino & Museo Civico, and Palazzo Biscari.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good