Grande Albergo dell'Etna

Via V. Veneto 2, 16039 , Catania, Sicily, 95030 , Italy | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located in the Ragalna area of Catania, is near Mount Etna.
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Taormina

A travel blog entry by margarnold on Oct 11, 2014

1 comment, 33 photos

... substantial history here too, with the Saracens and Normans using it as a fortress, then in the 16th century it being an important centre in the Spanish/ French wars. Sitting on our deck late on Sunday evening, finishing the bottle of red wine and looking out across the water, it's a fine way to end our 4 days in Taormina. Tomorrow morning we have a bus trip to Messina (an hour), and then a 2 hour hydrofoil journey to Lipari in the Aeolian Islands. This will be our base for 6 ...

Goodbye Sicily, we will miss you

A travel blog entry by casanapoli on Oct 06, 2014

12 photos

... was pretty trashy but had comfy beds and then we headed off to get some dinner and see some sights. I can now say I have seen and thrown a coin into Trevi fountain but unfortunately it just didn't have the same plop as we had hoped, more of a tinktinkting as it hit the cement bowl of the empty pool! (even though we knew it was under repairs and covered in scaffolding) we did get to walk over the fountain, which ...

The long goodbye

A travel blog entry by casanapoli on Oct 05, 2014

16 photos

... we had run out of time but they insisted they would ring us when the food was ready so we could continue with packing and cleaning and then we could just come and eat. This would have been awesome but the food want ready until after 9.00 and by the time we arrived home it was 11.00 and So I was washing well past midnight!!! I hope it all dries:/ Only one more goodbye in the morning then off to Catania Airport to return our trusty little Fiat and onto ...

Why are these ruins in such bad condition?

A travel blog entry by casanapoli on Oct 04, 2014

25 photos

After lunch with family we headed up with a first class, drive up to the top, locals pass with Andrea and Barbara to the Tindari to have a wander and view the old church which has been closed for nearly 100 years as it is perched precariously on the clifftop. It is open to the public occasionally and today we were lucky enough to see inside. We spent about an hour looking around and then headed up to see the Grecian ampitheatre and ...

Ice cream dinner

A travel blog entry by casanapoli on Oct 03, 2014

1 comment, 6 photos

After a late night ( or should I say early morning) yesterday we had a very slow start to the day, having brunch at 11. Went to the beach for a quick walk, chatted with an American couple who spend 5 months here every year and then a swim and home for gnocchi lunch at ...

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