Sheraton Catania Hotel

Via Antonello da Messina 45, Aci Castello, Sicily, 95021, Italy | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $97.00
 

Travel Blogs from Aci Castello

ETNALAND!!!

A travel blog entry by suzannevalle

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So we finally capitulated and made the 2-hour trip to Etnaland, which is in the middle of nowhere, to the left of Catania.

We arrived at the advertised opening time of 9.30, but were pipped at the post by a hundred or so eager teens and Tweens and their parents...... It's gonna be a loooonnnnnnggggg day, I thought.

Italians have a sophisticated attitude to swimming and water-related activities: access to change rooms, at no cost, which ...

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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... paste, which is white Nutella, mixed with ground pistachios..... Say no more......

On the way home, we stopped and bought the most magnificent strawberries, so, if a place is famous for something, for goodness sake, don't expect to buy it there..... Go somewhere else!

A side note: Sicilians are fascinated with french fries, they order them as a side with their pizza, on their pizza and inside pastry with a sausage.....patatine everywhere

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Naples to Catania

A travel blog entry by cwbluey

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... about 22 people altogether and 13 of them were Australians. We then went to the hotel restaurant and had a beautiful 3 course dinner with everyone. The first course was pasta meatballs extremely delicious. The second course was a veal roll with a spinach roll coated in almonds and this to was delicious followed by fruit salad. We had an enjoyable evening getting to know some of the people. Off to bed now as we have to be up at 6.15am tomorrow. ...

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 ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Via Antonello da Messina 45, Aci Castello, is near Piazza Duomo, Duomo di Catania, Aci Castello, and Palazzo Biscari.
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