Travel Blogs from Favara
... actually a fallen statue of a male angel...
It was awesome to spend a few hrs wandering about, and getting there by foot was good to get an idea of the scale and surrounding area too. Back at the apartment I watched the wedding singer in Italian, which is possibly more funny than in English!
Today I went into Agrigento town after a lazy morning, but found I had seen all the main sites within an hour or so... Unfortunately the main "attraction" was the cathedral, ...
... br> Had lunch at 'Mandranova' - a vineyard about a half hour drive from the valley of the Temples. Here we learned how they make their olive oil and partook of an olive oil tasting. This was proceeded by a delicious lunch at the vineyard. Mandranova is I'm a delightful setting and has lots of little nooks of seating to just relax. It also provides accommodation and would be a lovely place to stay for a few days that would force you to relax. I don't know how ...
... and invention as well as their extent".
Our final stop was at the town of Enna, perched high on a hilltop. Enna's claim to fame is that it is situated dead centre in Sicily. The views from the town were breathtaking. However, there was a general consensus amongst the group that Enna was a waste of time.
The hotel, Colleverde Park Hotel is a lovely hotel with extensive gardens and a view of the Valley of the Temples. This is a family ...
Yesterday was a day of culture today was going to be how far could we cycle in a day. The answer was 68 miles, unfortunately not all of them in the right direction.
We were diverted within a 100 yds of leaving the B & B, which we should have taken as some kind of omen that the Gods were not looking kindly on us. Perhaps we should have made some appropriate offering at the temples?
I had planned a route as I had for every previous day with ...
The morning started with us separating our washing into delicates and others, Donna Franca helped with the finer details of her washing machine.
We had overshot the valley by some 7 miles so cycled back to the archaeological site which is vast and was home to some 200,000 inhabitants. I will let my learned friend fill you in on the 10 temples and other historic aspects of the site.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed