Travel Blogs from Santa Margherita di Pula
... the colony of Tauromenion, founded in 403 BC by refugees from the nearby Greek city of Naxos. Desired for its strategic position overlooking the sea and valley, it was seized by the Romans, later fell into Byzantine hands, becoming the capital of Byzantine Sicily in the 9th century. The Arabs, on their arrival in the 10th century, enriched the surrounding countryside, building an efficient irrigation system for crops, ensuring Taormina's ...
... celebration is to fill the steps with either hundreds of candles or flowers and the photo we saw of this was stunning. We looked around this little town for a while. We then went on to see the villa Romana Del Casale. An Emperor owned this villa about 300AD. It was partly destroyed in a mudslide. One day a peasant was digging a well when he discovered part of the villa's mosaic floors. To cut a long story short eventually someone restored it to the ...
On Saturday we made a 2 hour trip to visit Sicilia Outlet Village - not very cultural! Most of the clothes were still over-priced but we had a fun day mooching around and getting into the Sicilian way of life.
On Sunday, we rested and cooked and rested...... Paolo made Melanzane Parmeggiana and I made onion marmalade with the Tropea onions we received from Valle Verde. Buonissimo!
Etna Mare doesn't ...
Our holiday rental house had not only a BBQ but a pizza oven. Suzanne, our daughter in law, decided she would make pizza and we'd try out the pizza oven. She had read the instructions in the house notes and decided it looked straight forward, I was so impressed, I thought the whole thing looked daunting. The internet is such a wonderful tool Suzanne looked up the receipt from BBC Good food and Charlie looked up how to light a fire and use a pizza oven. ...
Agrigento valley of the temple To the port and have a espresso Then Ragusa parked at a bridge and see someone marrying in the church Bought wine in Modica welcome to the paradise Arrive at Noto and bought postcard See tree gap and nice archi with a concert ongoing Have a dinner in Syracuse and nice pasta and seafood Jeng room and watch Italy vs England ...
Other places to stay in Santa Margherita di Pula
Strada Statale 195 Km 33,800 (Localita S. Margherita), Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $178
Loc. Forte Village, Santa Margherita di Pula | 5 star hotelfrom $1,022
S.S. 195 km 37.4, Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $289
S.S. 195 Km 33, Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $187
SS 195 Km 33.400, Santa Margherita di Pula | 3 star hotelfrom $134
S. Margherita di Pula, Km. 40, Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $129