La Vecchia Palma Hotel

Address: Via Etnea 668, Catania, Sicily, 95128, Italy | 3 star hotel
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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Borgo-Sanzio area of Catania, is near Piazza Duomo, Duomo di Catania, Catania's Street Market, and Palazzo Biscari.
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Duomo di Siracusa

A travel blog entry by lbreault on Jan 07, 2015

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This cathedral is truly a rarity. One can see the transformation this sacred place has gone through from an ancient Greek temple to a cathedral with Medieval and Baroque architecture. Its metamorphosis throughout history is evident just by looking at the architecture of this church.

This sacred place has over 2,400 years of history. The cathedral was founded on the ruins of the Temple of Athena, built by the tyrant Gelon. The Doric ...

Storm of the century & centuries-old salt & stone

A travel blog entry by boeschenblog on Jan 06, 2015

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When I packed for 16 days split between Switzerland and Sicily, I packed the jackets and the long underwear for the Alps. But on the 30th and 31st of December, we found ourselves in the midst of the storm of the century on Sicily, normally a sunny Mediterranean melting pot and place of epic history writ by people who wore sandals year round. To withstand the fierce wind and whiteout snow in the Piazza del Duomo of Siricusa, we wore ...

Greek Theatre

A travel blog entry by gunnarpatrick on Jan 06, 2015

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Looking over the sea, seats would have hosted crowds to watch comedy's and tragedies on the floor below them. These performances were the genesis to the theatre culture we have today. Greeks performed in a full circle called the orchestra where dancers would act out the play. It wasn't until the Romans when stages began to be formed like we have today in our theatre culture. The arts ...

Taormina to Palermo

A travel blog entry by nvs on Jan 05, 2015

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... but tonight was very interesting. We had no idea what we had ordered for dinner, it was hard to get an English translation but all in all it wasn't too bad. Neil and I really enjoyed our steaks with mushrooms and John and Maxine enjoyed their seafood pasta!! We had lots of laughs over the ...

Taormina

A travel blog entry by nvs on Jan 04, 2015

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... Chalcis in Euboea and Naxos in the Cyclades. We then headed back for a gelato and coffee at G&C before our last walk down the mall. Neil bought a "man bag" and new wallet!! Shock horror!! We had a wine and watched the passing parade on our last night in Taormina. Tomorrow we head for ...