Hotel Villa Afrodite

S.S. 106 - Via Aldo Moro, Bovalino Marina, Province of Reggio Calabria, Calabria, 89034, Italy | Hotel
Prices starting from $108.00
 

Travel Blogs from Bovalino Marina

No country for old women

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

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... lunch and Lia found me a pumice stone, which I intend bringing home....

Later that evening, after the requisite siesta, we set off to Linguaglossa to a few places that Seņora recommended: Bar Le Palme for granite and l'Alhambra pasticceria for a local pastry delicacy made of pistachio, almonds or hazelnut. While we were walking around, I was struck again by the groups of ...

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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... owners, Amelio and Maria, are such wonderful, accommodating people that we saw a lot of over the week, dropping off wine, olive oil, newly laid eggs and honey.....

Every other evening Lia and I would go fruit picking below the cottage: lemons, oranges, cherries, apricots and sour little apples.....

We had a fabulous week at this peaceful retreat, which was so different from anything else we have ...

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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... how remote Villa Etna Mare would be. In a tranquil and beautiful setting it overlooks Etna and the turquoise sea, it is isolated enough to make a monk proud. Only accessible by a steep track, rough enough to make those of us who'd rented small hatch backs wince at the crunching sounds while traversing the formidable humps and pot holes. It was almost as if we'd known about England's impending failure and ...

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This hotel, located on S.S. 106 - Via Aldo Moro, Bovalino Marina, is near Lungomare, Chianalea di Scilla, and Castello Aragonese.
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