Hotel Rubens

Via Etnea 196, Catania, Sicily, 95132, Italy | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Centro Catania area of Catania, is near Piazza Duomo, Duomo di Catania, Castello Ursino & Museo Civico, and Palazzo Biscari.
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    Travel Blogs from Catania

    Catania, Sicily

    A travel blog entry by craigang58 on Sep 10, 2014

    ... was a bit different to NZ for the black basalt rock that is strewn around, as well as lighter rock in weight, and scoria. Craig walked 600 metres up a steep "track" to one crater and found a lot of loose scoria. He used the surf technique coming down whereas normal people walked. As we find everywhere, the camera does not do justice to panoramic shots. We took a lot of photos to try to compensate. They show scores of extinct craters, most now vegetated, which give it ...

    Another day, another hill to climb

    A travel blog entry by michaelcourt on Sep 06, 2014

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    ... buses and went further uphill to a tiny village called Castelmola which is perched right on top of a 500m rocky peak overlooking Taormina and Giardini Naxos. The views of the towns mentioned and the Mediterranean were striking from such an elevation. The blue waters were so clear we could easily see the ocean floor around Isola Bella even from so high up on the mountain. Castelmola only has one main street ...

    Sept. 6: Taormina Scicly

    A travel blog entry by rknepper on Sep 06, 2014

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    ... stopped off to the wonderful minuscule seaside restaurant for an orange presse for three, to refresh us, before taking our wares back to Millie. Marina whipped up an amazing lunch: garlic green beans, carrot salad with Italian capers, and a capresse salad. As a surprise for Jacques, Marina picked up three prociuto and cheese sandwiches, which had been grilled and dusted with Parmesan. While Marina and I split 3/4 of one sandwich, Jacques devoured the other ...

    Wined and dined by Mt Etna's Finest

    A travel blog entry by tayclark on Jul 18, 2014

    1 comment

    ... delicious and the wine even better! After that we went home and packed to move onto Sorrento. After the two days there im 5kgs heavier, and am absolutely full of wine knowledge. This little country town proved to be awesome, the people, the food and the wine were of a next level and the perfect welcome to Italy. I thoroughly enjoyed my time and definitely will be going back,hopefully with a few of you to share the gems that i uncovered in my time ...

    Non-entry entry.

    A travel blog entry by kurian on Jun 13, 2014

    ... marble floors, giant marble pillars, gigantic domes, sculptures, statues, alters, underground crypts, you name it; it’s there in a super deluxe version.

    If you’re detecting a bit of disinterest it’s because I’m preoccupied. It’s about a girl at my hostel in Taormina, Sicily. ...