Travel Blogs from Santa Margherita di Pula
Did you know that Sicily has more Ancient Greek temples than Greece? I'll bet you did. I seem to recall from the depths of school learning that fact. We spent the day wandering ancient Agrakas, an opulent city which is the most significant ancient site in Sicily.
It is called the Valley of the Temples but it is not really a valley but a number of Greek Doric temples that stand imposingly on a ...
... on the patio and couldn't talk with the wind whistling through the trees. It was not a particularly memorable lunch.
The rest of the trip for Larry and therefore for us was uneventful. We had a brief diversion to find some wine and then onto Agrigento where we checked into the hotel amid a tourist bus of 35 Americans, met some Canadians our age biking around Sicily. Now given the traffic in Sicily that is to be admired.
We only had one ...
... for forgetting to tell me to go to a different bar today. He'd tried earlier, but thought I must be asleep. In fact I was out bright and early, searching for coffee, then beginning my 'church crawl' around the medieval town. There are 13 churches and 2 monasteries! Bells were ringing in all directions, and at various times the sounds mixed in the heavy air, most churches having two pitches, and the timbres varying. Thunder even added to the effect around 11am when they were at ...
We have decided to drive down to Agrigento and visit the Valley of the Temples before we leave Aspra. It takes a couple of hours to drive the 120km to Agrigento with the route pretty much north-south and right across to the other side of the island. Despite the slow speed, there is plenty to look at with the landscape quite variable along the way. The route we took skirted around Agrigento proper and thankfully, we only had a small taste of driving in traffic there. I ...
Dziś exodus z Villa Veda i ruszamy w stronę Trapani. Nie tracimy jednak turystycznego animuszu i decydujemy się na ostatnie intensywne zwiedzanie na Sycylii. Jedziemy w stronę Catanii, tam "łapiemy' autostradę do Palermo i ostatecznie zegnamy Etnę. Krajobraz zmienia się całkowicie - jest teraz jasnozółto, piękne pola i pagórki, mało zabudowań, trochę jakichś firm produkcyjnych. ...
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