Hotel Il Parco Degli Ulivi

Contrada Romeo, Villafranca Tirrena, Province of Messina, Sicily, 98049, Italy | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $90.00
 

Travel Blogs from Villafranca Tirrena

No country for old women

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

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... that gather in the evenings, here and in other towns we have visited. They sit and chat amongst themselves, raucously greeting newcomers with kisses and back-beating hugs and ogling women that pass by. They are wonderful to watch, but I'm curious...... Where are all the old women? At home, cooking? Looking after grandchildren? Run off with the pool boy? Swimming with the ...

Castles and pistachios.....

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

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... around, especially Mt Etna. We went for lunch at Sine Tempore, which I found a little snooty and definitely didn't offer the the best pasta: Lia had veal a la limone, Nuka the Sine Tempore which had wild mushrooms, Paolo had a pasta that included fresh tomatoes and I had the Norma.

Using our our newfound energy, we made it back to our car and set off for Bronte, home of the pistachio. The GPS put our time of arrival at 3.30pm, perfectly timed to ...

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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... slice of Paradiso (the Italian word for 'Paradise').

Seeing that it is summer in America and Europe, I cant brag to you about the beautiful sunny warm weather, but I can say that the location was one of the most beautiful places that I have seen. Both from the top of the mountain in Taormina to the beach in Nexos. To God be the glory for creating such a beautiful world! Next stop: Switzerland!

Ciao belli raggazi!

Jason


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Guest Blog - Adam Love

A travel blog entry by cflove

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... ourselves into hiding already.

Yet it did mean we were ideally placed to witness Etna's eruption. Passing the binoculars quickly between us we gaped as the volcano spat forth huge glowing lumps of lava into dark night sky. A stream of molten magma, visible with the naked eye, snaking down the hillside.

The rest of the week has been spent lounging around the poolside, and on the odd ...

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