Hotel Villa Favorita
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... cristo dicata. Pop Leo X said these words in 1517 recognizing that the Church of Syracuse is the first daughter of St. Peter and after that of Antioch, the first consecrated to Christ.
This cathedral marks civilizations transformation from pagan to Christian. This church is also a unique example of religious continuity. Duomo di Siracusa’s history is a testament to the history of Rome and, in consequence, what has shaped the modern ...
... preserved in a glass case below a large portrait of them. It was the only building I saw in Sicily that was in any way comparable to the vast beauty of the basilica's we visited in Rome. The architectural design of the building was nearly identical to the churches erected in Rome during the Christian era, and the columns of the once Temple of Athena reflected the same design of the temples created in Ancient ...
... occurred. Christians took this central and important location, filled in the columns, filled the space with their art, and used it as a church. A place of worship for the virgin Artemis became a place of worship for the Virgin Mary. This building is a testament to the importance, and maybe even dependence, of religion in Roman culture, no matter the ...
It probably sounds boring but we have really loved our sea days. There is lots to do on board if you feel like it. Or you can just relax. We've done a bit of both going to the gym (once!); playing trivia (once), having a jacuzzi or just reading and looking at the ocean. Because there are no travel stories today, I'm going to dedicate all the pictures to the food. As I've mentioned, it has been sensational with the crowning glory a mini degustation. ...
Wow - I have to say that Italy still has my vote. Croatia is nice and I know lots of our friends rave about it and the whole Dalmatian coast but Italy has it in spades. Sicily was spectacular and we are thinking to include it in our 2015 travels. Syracuse is just beautiful with lovely old buildings, quaint streets and magnificent churches - no ...