Grand Hotel Faraglioni

Via Lungomare Dei Ciclopi ,115, Aci Castello, Sicily, 95026, Italy | 4 star hotel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
 

Travel Blogs from Aci Castello

ETNALAND!!!

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

8

... there before...... the soles of our feet were raw by the end of the day!!

Lia had an absolute ball - she'd been counting down sleeps for months.... Nuka also had a blast but seemed to wane in the middle of the day, she's developed some sort of allergy and has a rash all over her face.... Being in the sun all day hasn't helped I'm afraid.....

It's our last night at Etna Mare, sadly, tomorrow we pack up and head South......


...

No country for old women

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

1
13

... lunch and Lia found me a pumice stone, which I intend bringing home....

Later that evening, after the requisite siesta, we set off to Linguaglossa to a few places that Seņora recommended: Bar Le Palme for granite and l'Alhambra pasticceria for a local pastry delicacy made of pistachio, almonds or hazelnut. While we were walking around, I was struck again by the groups of ...

Castles and pistachios.....

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

14

... a wee, paid for by 4 gelati...... Phew!

A Google search while we waited for the town to rise from her slumber, did not reveal any pistachio shops / wholesalers, but the bartender told us about a place near the church. We searched again without success in the most suffocating heat, and were saved by a lovely lady who directed us to a pasticceria that specialised in pistachio products. We bought a few pastries, but the highlight of the trip was ...

Naples to Catania

A travel blog entry by cwbluey

12

... we came back to the hotel and Phillip had a rest and I went shopping for some shorts. I enjoyed looking at the shops for a little while but most things were very expensive but I did find a pair of 3/4 pants for only $25 so was pleased. Then I too came back for a rest before we meet the tour director and the people we will be touring Sicily with. At 7.00pm we met in the hotel lounge to meet the tour director and the people on our tour. ...

Etna Mare

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

1
17

... in the distance. The farm has been passed down from Maria's grandfather, but has been operational for 200 years. They still have the original wine press and various tools used to harvest grapes and make wine over the years. The entire farm is dotted with various antique farm tools and our accommodation, the Kiwi's Bower, was a beautiful old farm cottage, filled with antiques, with 2 terraces overlooking the valley.
...

How has this hotel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.

Location

This 4 star hotel, located on Via Lungomare Dei Ciclopi ,115, Aci Castello, is near Duomo di Catania, Aci Castello, Palazzo Biscari, and Fortezza.
Map this hotel

Amenities

    More great choices in Aci Castello

    Search TripAdvisor for more deals in Aci Castello

       

    TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Hotel Faraglioni Aci Castello

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good