Grande Albergo dell'Etna

Address: Via V. Veneto 2, 16039 , Catania, Sicily, 95030 , Italy | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Ragalna area of Catania, is near Mount Etna.
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Close to Mt Etna

A travel blog entry by anothertrip on Oct 22, 2015

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... were more great views back down to the coast from the tiny clifftop church above Taorima. After an extensive search, Sandra, Frank and I purchased a selection of deli items and we all enjoyed a platter back on our balcony at the hotel, with the backdrop of the coastline below and Mt Etna, with the plume of smoke rising from the top. Before our farewell dinner a few of us watched the ...


A travel blog entry by anothertrip on Oct 15, 2015

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First impressions of Sicily weren't very positive as we assumed the metered taxi would charge us the correct fair, but it was at least double what what it should have been, and the drive to the hotel wasn't impressive. Fortunately things got better. The city has some beautiful buildings, although it can take a bit of adjusting to the dark grey lava stone, which is an abundant building material provided by the still ...

Mount Etna trip, Sicily

A travel blog entry by susanfeather08 on Apr 16, 2015

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... where we tasted honey of various flavours, olives, oil, wine, lemoncello and pesto. Back to the hotel for a rest, catching up with emails, Facebook etc. walked to the beach for some time in the sun near one of the huge hotels on the beach. Dinner at s nearby restaurant - pizza seafood and salad, Peter had a canoli on the way ...

Taormina day 1

A travel blog entry by susanfeather08 on Apr 15, 2015

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Breakfast in the hotel, great breakfast at this hotel, home made croissants etc. This hotel is in a great position with great views, just a little tired, the rooms need updating. We walked to the chairlift to get it to the top where the ancient town of Taormina is, we walked around and took photos and had lunch at the Trattoria Piazza Badia, very nice meal. Lunch was antipasto with ...

Positano to Salerno, Salerno to Taormina

A travel blog entry by susanfeather08 on Apr 14, 2015

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Big day of travelling today, we set the alarm for 7.30am, breakfast and checkout then Dow to catch the boat to buy the tickets for the trip to Salerno via Amalfi. The trip took about 70 mins by boat, great views of the Amalfi coast along the way. Not sunny today yet, the coastline is misty slightly foggy in some places. We got off the boat at Salerno and walked to the train station, about 5 minutes away, bought our lunch at the ...

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