How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Rigel Hotel Catania
Travel Blogs from Catania
... stopping for lemon granita.
I walked the streets and went into the impressive 17th century churches to see the frescos. I can't help but wonder what Catania looked like in the late 1800s. It's a little the worse for wear these days. Litter and graffiti are clearly challenges for the city. Still, the architecture is beautiful and the streets are filled with happy pedestrians and gelateria, so I'm in favor.
I saw the famous ...
... researched on-line for an agriturismo that has a family owned restaurant with good TripAdvisor reviews, and secure parking – since it will be in the country, parking should be available so that our car and luggage will always within our sight. We return to the Hotel Villa Schuler and ask the front desk person to call Agriturismo Il Pozzo Antica in Mascali, roughly about 40 minutes out of Taormina in the direction of Catania. Yes, they do ...
Can yo believe it no, Granita and brioche today! Instead I enjoy a Caffe Latte and what nice change that is for the day.
After breakfast my cousin Nello's wife Marisa and their daughters Vera and Federica, and friend Simone pick me up and we head to Isola Bella for a day on the beach. On our way we stop at the bakery and purchase our panini with provalone cheese and prosciutto for lunch.
Isla Bella known in Sicilian as Isula Bedda is ...
... walk around Acireale to digest the beautiful lunch Zia had made whilst the others took a cat nap.
According to tradition, the Acireale's origins trace back to Xiphonia, a mysterious Greek city now completely disappeared. In Roman times, there existed another Greek town, Akis, which was involved in the Punic Wars.
I love the cobbled Lava stoned streets that give the city of Acirele such ...
... In the evening Fiorella, Nuncio, Mariella, Pino and few other friends and I had dinner at a little restaurant opposite San Sebastiano, a beautiful baroque Cathedral. I enjoyed a Chipolina and a Catochata. They would something similar to involtini, but with pastry. Finally Fiorella dropped me off at San Giovanni to rejoin Pina, Saro and Zia Graziella, where I would remain for the night. ...