Hotel Mosaici da Battiato

Address: C. da Paratore, CP n8, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, 94015, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Piazza Armerina

The Incredible Sicilian Countryside

A travel blog entry by steverino on Oct 26, 2015

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... impacted our lives. One of the ways has come home to me in vivid fashion as we have visited the larger cities in Sicily. Most have in common a sizable historic center of incredibly narrow streets where vehicular traffic is quite limited. These tend to be the most interesting, walkable, pleasant and vibrant areas of these cities, with the highest concentration of hotels, restaurants, shops and "people-oriented" services. In ...

The Right Way and the Sicilian Way

A travel blog entry by steverino on Oct 25, 2015

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After a few weeks in Sicily I'm starting to figure a few things out. It's becoming clear that there is a Right Way to do things (aka, the "American Way"), and then there is the Sicilian Way. Here are a few examples.

The Right Way to buy Fruits and Vegetables: Walk into the supermarket. If it's November then it's the perfect time to buy some asparagus because you'll be helping the ...

The BaroqueTowns of Southeast Sicily

A travel blog entry by steverino on Oct 24, 2015

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... supplies and then finding a scenic little spot to enjoy our lunch.

We arrived in Noto late afternoon, checked onto our B&B, and wandered through the town. Like most of the towns and cities in southeastern Sicily, Noto was destroyed by the huge earthquake of 1693. It was rebuilt in the baroque architectural style popular at the time, using the ...


A travel blog entry by steverino on Oct 23, 2015

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... boasts a beautiful piazza fronting the city's duomo, surrounded by impressive buildings dating mostly from the 1700's. The duomo itself is built over the ruins of a third century BC Greek temple, incorporating many of the temple's original columns into its structure. The Piazza is paved in large, smooth white blocks reminiscent of the streets and plazas of Dubrovnik. The place is particularly attractive after dark with the main buildings softly ...

Sicily, Part Due (do-way)

A travel blog entry by steverino on Oct 21, 2015

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Like many of the places we've visited, Catania has a long and interesting history. Cathedrals built on the ruins of Roman theaters which were built on the ruins of Greek temples and so on so far back it makes the head spin. One of the more interesting chapters of Catania's history occurred in 1669 when Mt. Etna erupted, and the lava flows buried much of the city, resulting in over 12,000 deaths. The interesting part is that the monks of ...

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