Torre don Virgilio Resort
Travel Blogs from Modica
We woke up a little earlier today to make the hour long trip to Noto, famous for its Baroque architecture, almonds and the gelateria that purportedly makes the best ice-cream in the world! I have to bribe the girls with either the promise of shopping or something nice to eat if I expect them to traipse through Duomo after Duomo, or climb unendingly steep hills in search of castles and mosaics. I cunningly kept the address of Gelateria Costanza until the end of our visit, ...
... It had to be rebuilt after an earthquake in 1653 and besides beautiful churches, has various cave dwellings that were inhabited as late as the 1950s. A beautiful town! We had an expensive, but not particularly remarkable dinner at Osteria Tre Colli, followed by the most magnificent gelato -Paolo's pistachio gelato was like peanut butter in terms of it nuttiness and consistency.... Divine!
Tomorrow, we are waking up a little earlier to go to Noto before ...
... no improvement in her rash..... We were at our wits end!
We arrived at Il Poggio delle Cicale at lunchtime and were greeted by our most gracious hosts, Angelo and Lella..... Our every need had been catered for in this modern but at the same time rustic, beach bungalow, 400m from the beach... Wine in the fridge and fresh focaccia bought for us for lunch!
We spent the afternoon unpacking and hungrily consuming wifi like crazed drug addicts..... Skype calls ...
... to cry tears. These tears were filmed and verified as human tear drops by three independent labs. The relief was checked by experts for fraud and they could not identify any. They built a new church for this object and the church is truly spectacular. The relief of Mary is very small but beautiful. This has been the first modern Catholic church we have been in. We then continued to Ragusa and stopped to look at ...
Leave Syracuse after a expresso which spit on me To the gta island and visit the castle in Syracuse Acireale first stop and saw a black rock beach but no volcano Aci trezza nothing much happen Aci Castello hard to drive as one road two way Return car in Catania airport Taxi to the port and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility