Grande Albergo dell'Etna

Address: 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

Storm of the century & centuries-old salt & stone

A travel blog entry by boeschenblog on Jan 06, 2015

36 photos

... we could find, skipping out of the second dessert of a prix fixe dinner in time to count down to midnight with the locals, and then running to hide out in a tourist apartment in a 16th-century building while the wind battered what was once the second largest Greek settlement after Athens. Roads were closed all over the island, and record snow fell, the first in more than 30 years.

But Sicily also offered moments of ...

Greek Theatre

A travel blog entry by gunnarpatrick on Jan 06, 2015

1 photo

... the Romans picked it up and added their own influence. The Romans were able to built the arts because of the power of the empire. Only when citizens feel safe and provided for, can they begin to focus on things like dramatic performance. But because of the drastic power the empire possessed, the richness of culture grew with it. This was revolutionary for culture and society of its ...

Taormina to Palermo

A travel blog entry by nvs on Jan 05, 2015

4 photos

Today we travelled from Taormina (left about 10.30am) to Palermo with Carmelo who was a great driver. He brought us safely to excelsior palace after about 3 hours. We had a bit of a walk around Palermo before heading out for dinner. It is sometimes an interesting experience with the ...

Taormina

A travel blog entry by nvs on Jan 04, 2015

1 comment, 21 photos

Today we had a fairly leisurely morning before heading out for lunch to a nice ristorante "Grandula" with a nice view. We then caught a taxi and checked out the harbour down the hill which we have been viewing all week. We also viewed the first Greek colony of Sicily founded in 734BC by ...

Taormina

A travel blog entry by nvs on Jan 03, 2015

49 photos

... have and it was worth every mouthful!! (Photo) We then caught a taxi to Castelmola which is a village up on a hill from where we are. It was up yet another windy road to the top but beautiful views. We had a nice lunch before exploring the streets and Castello or castle which you can see from the photos. We then headed back to Taormina for a bit more ...

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