Hotel Scala Greca
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Banquet room
- Conference facilities
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Scala Greca Syracuse
Travel Blogs from Syracuse
... 20 metres into the sea and still stand without any problem.
So we stayed there for a while, took some dives in the nice water and enjoyed the relaxed life.
After that we went back to our home and further on to visit Noto (the other street) and found a very nice restaurant. Lots of locals, lots of different dishes from what we used to have and a nice atmosphere.
With that our journey in Noto is over, tomorrow we leave for the north eastern part...
... with the cathedral was very unique. The cathedral itself used to be an ancient temple that was converted into a church afterwards, but the pillars are still very visible in the church.
From there we went back to our home to have a cooling dive into the little pool and cool down after the heated day. Despite all the nice things we see, the warmth is still a challenge and the amount of water to drink to stay alive ...
... egg plant or cheese filled. Very nice food.
From Modica we went to Noto and made a walk along one of the main streets. Noto is also a baroque city (the nicest probably) but has a different concept, rather than having an old part and a new part, they left the old city and build a new city along 3 main streets. One for the official buildings, one for the rich people and one for the other people. The other streets go ...
... presents these classical plays at this site at the Festival of Plays held each year in May and June.
When the Romans took Syracuse in the 3rd Century BC, they made significant alterations to the theatre to accommodate gladiatorial combats and the staging of mock naval battles in an area which was flooded for the occasions. For over three centuries the theatre was used for these purposes. Eventually it was abandoned and used as a quarry by the ...
... and English words and Marco trying Italian and English – he throws his hands and arms open and says "Il Bello del Vita" – translated the “Beauty of Life” – how beautiful it is here in the Castello today - with the wind, sun, few people! Karen and I are smiling and laughing and I am trying to say this – it’s PERFECT – just how I feel! Marco writes the words in my journal and I try to say it in Italian ...