Grand Hotel Yachting Palace

Piazza Marinai d'Italia 7/9 , Riposto, Province of Catania, Sicily, 95018 , Italy | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Riposto

Return to Catania and Etna

A travel blog entry by sam.tank

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... promised to look after me since I was alone. He gave us loads of interesting factoids along the way, and told us that Etna is a she... "so how do we know Etna is female? Well, she is complicated, like a woman, unpredictable, like women, she is hot, she is not flat, but curvy like a woman, and last but certainly not least, she is my girlfriend!"

There are many craters on Etna, and two main sides we are able to travel on. On the south side, there are many lava ...

Taormina made our day

A travel blog entry by petkatravels

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... have been in Taormina.We were not disappointed.
We have had a really enjoyable day at Taormina.The bus was easy. We caught an Etna Transport bus at Centro, not far from the railway station (ask there for directions) for E 8.80 each, ($ 14.50) for the return trip, leave at 8 or 9am, back on the 2pm with time to spare. Not intending to carry on, but the cruise tour charges $49 for the same trip!The ...

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

A travel blog entry by waynelucas

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... me hanging out the window over the edge. How many bus rides have you been on, like me I guess, many. Today's one hour ride was the best I have been on in my very short life thus far. How does one describe it - like being on an out of control roller coaster with the only form of safety device at your disposal being a loud horn. The speed in which you go is simply way too fast with just one miscalculation and her wish comes true! True roller derby on steroids still ...

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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... again at Tusa. On the way to Cefalu, we stooped gain at Milazzo, and had a cup of coffee and some buns. Disaster tonight though, when we discovered we were supposed to be in Catania today at the hotel and also we had to return the hire car. I asked Alfio to ring the hotel and smooth it over with them, just the hire car to worry about ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Piazza Marinai d'Italia 7/9 , Riposto, is near Museum of Childhood (Museo del Giocattolo).
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