Hotel Gresi

Via Pacini 28, Catania, Sicily, 95131, Italy | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $82.00
 

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Catania - Our Last Day

A travel blog entry by debjo

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Up before the sun to catch the early boat into Milazzo. We were lucky, this one didn't change anywhere although we had several stops so we'd stay onboard. It was cool in the morning but we were greeted by a beautiful sunrise as we waited for the boat. We were able to see the beautiful black lava beach of the island and could even see the smoke from …

ETNALAND!!!

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

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So we finally capitulated and made the 2-hour trip to Etnaland, which is in the middle of nowhere, to the left of Catania.

We arrived at the advertised opening time of 9.30, but were pipped at the post by a hundred or so eager teens and Tweens and their parents...... It's gonna be a loooonnnnnnggggg day, I thought.

Italians have a sophisticated attitude to swimming and water-related activities: access to change rooms, at no cost, which ...

No country for old women

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

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So, we had planned to go to Etnaland today, home of water slides and rides, which the girls had been counting down the sleeps for, bit some bad behaviour put paid to that, I'm afraid!

Instead, we opted for a more low key day and headed to the beach at Fiumefreddo, about 8km down the road. The beach itself was quite rocky, and the water really cold, but we had a nice time ...

Castles and pistachios.....

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

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... paste, which is white Nutella, mixed with ground pistachios..... Say no more......

On the way home, we stopped and bought the most magnificent strawberries, so, if a place is famous for something, for goodness sake, don't expect to buy it there..... Go somewhere else!

A side note: Sicilians are fascinated with french fries, they order them as a side with their pizza, on their pizza and inside pastry with a sausage.....patatine everywhere

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Naples to Catania

A travel blog entry by cwbluey

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At 8.00am we were driven by a chauffeur to the airport. We checked in with no wait at all and went to explore the airport which took about 10 minutes! Our plane left at 10.55am and was a smooth flight arriving in Catania at 11.50am. We then boarded a bus which took us to the terminal. We waited 30 minutes for the luggage to arrive on the conveyor. At last we proceded to the exit where we were met by another chauffeur who took us to the Una ...

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Location

This 2 star hotel, located in the Centro Catania area of Catania, is near Piazza Duomo, Duomo di Catania, Castello Ursino & Museo Civico, and Palazzo Biscari.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good