Grana Barocco Art Hotel & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We have landed in Catania and jumped in our Fiat Panda. Apparently the driving in Sicily is atrocious but we think we have acquired enough experience in our previous road trips not to worry about it. In the end, the driving skills we have needed were the ones learned in our hometowns; aggressive driving in very narrow streets.
From our short stay in Syracuse, we have concluded there is a booming industry ...
This cathedral is truly a rarity. One can see the transformation this sacred place has gone through from an ancient Greek temple to a cathedral with Medieval and Baroque architecture. Its metamorphosis throughout history is evident just by looking at the architecture of this church.
This sacred place has over 2,400 years of history. The cathedral was founded on the ruins of the Temple of Athena, built by the tyrant Gelon. The Doric ...
... preserved in a glass case below a large portrait of them. It was the only building I saw in Sicily that was in any way comparable to the vast beauty of the basilica's we visited in Rome. The architectural design of the building was nearly identical to the churches erected in Rome during the Christian era, and the columns of the once Temple of Athena reflected the same design of the temples created in Ancient ...
... occurred. Christians took this central and important location, filled in the columns, filled the space with their art, and used it as a church. A place of worship for the virgin Artemis became a place of worship for the Virgin Mary. This building is a testament to the importance, and maybe even dependence, of religion in Roman culture, no matter the ...
After 14 lovely days on Scarabeo Camping with some great friends we were recommended to Rosacambra Restaurant for a typical Sicilian meal, it didn't disappoint in any way! Sicilian food, wine, great company Achim, Nicole, Mark and some group blowing..! You can safely say we all left the restaurant stuffed full of Sicilian food that every bend and bump in the road home was met by groans of stomach ...