Palace Hotel Helios

Viale Scala Greca 201, Syracuse, Sicily, I-96100, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Syracuse

Relaxing Day at Sea

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 20, 2014

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... of Acitrezza for dinner. It was Sunday night and the town square was full of people. Many Italian cities have festivals for their patron saint during the summer, so we think that is what it was. We just happened to come upon a small chorus concert in front of a church so we sat and listened for awhile. They sang several popular Italian songs, as well as songs by The Beatles and Frank Sinatra (sung in English) This was a great end ...

Winery and Sunset Tour of Mt. Etna

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 19, 2014

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... which are explosions that produce ash, and lava fountains. The craters are formed by these eruptions. We drove up about 6,000 feet, which is as high as the guides are allowed to take people. We walked out along the craters that had been formed from many different explosions throughout the years. The most recent was November 2013. It was quite a hike, especially walking down on the lava rocks. There were ...

Wined and dined by Mt Etna's Finest

A travel blog entry by tayclark on Jul 18, 2014

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... morning we woke up early, walked down to the local cafe for some pastries, coffee, juice and granite (an Italian icy delight). We then set off for a hike around Mt Etna which at first I thought would suck, we all know how much I hate hiking but it actually turned out to be amazing. The view were spectacular and we came across a crater which were pretty sure leads to centre of the earth as we couldn't see the bottom and when we through a rock ...

Volcano and Greek theatre

A travel blog entry by corky26 on Jul 13, 2014

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... cream and visited a Greek theatre which was built in the third century BC which is 300 years before Jesus.Then was a German man singing Opera on the stage. He was very good. Then we wandered the shops.It was formal night on the boat so we all got dressed up for dinner then the ...

Noto, bene!

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle on Jul 06, 2014

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... after metre out of my poor children.....

Noto is a very beautiful city with countless churches and campanile, but I'm afraid the touristy element is creeping in a little, which,while inevitable, turns me off a little.

I didn't even bother to look for almonds in Noto! Our experience in Bronte last week taught us that the last place you should look for something is in the city renowned for it..... I saw an amazing amount of pistachio products and ...

 

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