Grande Albergo Miramare

Via Fata Morgana 1, Reggio di Calabria, Calabria, 89100, Italy | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Reggio di Calabria

No country for old women

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

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... that gather in the evenings, here and in other towns we have visited. They sit and chat amongst themselves, raucously greeting newcomers with kisses and back-beating hugs and ogling women that pass by. They are wonderful to watch, but I'm curious...... Where are all the old women? At home, cooking? Looking after grandchildren? Run off with the pool boy? Swimming with the ...

Castles and pistachios.....

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

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... 3 disjointed legs and a Gorgon's head. He gave us a map of Castiglione di Sicilia and sold us some jewellery made from volcanic material.


Upwards and onwards we traipsed, with the Italian soundtrack of wails and groans getting louder and louder, until we finally made it to the top near Castel Leone, 10 minutes before they closed for lunch. Nestled atop a high rocky outcrop, it served as a guarding post thousands of years ago. It has an incredible ...

Etna Mare

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

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We arrived, or tried valiantly to, at around 3pm between Piedmont Etneo and Linguaglossa, but couldn't find the agriturismo, despite counting the requisite railway crossings before the turn-off! We had to wait for the owners in the parking lot of a nearby supermarket. Maria came to fetch us and within minutes we arrived in Etna Mare.

It is hard to describe this wine and olive farm near the foot of Mount Etna and ...

Pit Stop in Paradiso

A travel blog entry by schipper

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... I was talking to a good friend of mine here who told me that she and a buddy were renting a car and driving through Sicily. She asked me if I wanted to come along. Even though I only had a couple days to spare, OF COURSE I SAID YES!! I flew to Catania where they picked me up and then we stayed in Taormina on an amazing beach named Nexos Beach. It was one of the first places that they Ancient Greeks occupied when they landed in Sicily. And I can see why! It is ...

Guest Blog - Adam Love

A travel blog entry by cflove

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A week in Sicily has been a welcome restbite and separation for us all. We, my brother Tom and I, along with my wife and Tom's uni friend Rich, joined my parents for a week. For the younger generation a rest from the daily stresses and strains of commuting and working in London. For my parents, a break from travelling and trips that have characterised their past few months.

I dont think anyone had ...

Location

This hotel, located on Via Fata Morgana 1, Reggio di Calabria, is near Lungomare, Chianalea di Scilla, and Castello Aragonese.
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