Villa Cannizzo Hotel
Travel Blogs from Modica
... after metre out of my poor children.....
Noto is a very beautiful city with countless churches and campanile, but I'm afraid the touristy element is creeping in a little, which,while inevitable, turns me off a little.
I didn't even bother to look for almonds in Noto! Our experience in Bronte last week taught us that the last place you should look for something is in the city renowned for it..... I saw an amazing amount of pistachio products and ...
... can get away with, regardless of their shape, and there's no awkward mincing towards the sea, trying to minimize their wobbly bits, but proud prancing as they walk up and down, in their passeggiata, where the sea laps the shore (is there a name for this part of the beach??? There should be - everything I type sounds like it comes out of a Barbara Cartland novel or Chris de Burgh song!)
We went to the nearby town of Scicli for dinner. Scicli is a World ...
After bidding a sad farewell to Etna Mare and Linguaglossa, we set off at around 10am to Cava d'Aliga, outside Scicli.
I had been dosing Nuka with Allergex for the last 2 days for her rash, which was now creeping down her arms and legs. The instructions said to divide between 1 and 4 pills into equal doses throughout the day. After 2 days of once daily, 1 day of twice daily, by Friday we were up to 3 pills, which resulted in Nuka falling asleep upright or ...
After an early start and a lovely breakfast, we set out in a very comfortable tour bus for Siracusa. We visited the archaelogical area including the famous Dyionisios "Ear". This site has the third largest roman arena in Italy behind the colloseum in Rome and the arena in Verona. We visited a huge quarry from which a lot of the stone had been sourced for Greek and Roman structures in the area. The quarry is now ...
... Bamboo and prickly pear everywhere, especially on the beaches.
The main road went through Cosimo, yet to be bypassed by the autostrada. A delightful town with a beautiful pale stone cathedral, horrible to drive through. Then there were 10km of hairpin bends. Even the locals found it challenging, evidenced by the boxes of tomatoes that were strewn, splattered ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service