Hotel Villa Romeo
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Villa Romeo Catania
Very lovely and helpful staff, allowing me to check in early, keeping my bag safe for me while I looked around Catania, reccomending and booking a great restaurant for me, even getting them to come pick me up! Nice room, comfy bed, great breakfast.
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... design with three aisles and a nave which is held up by three huge columns of pink marble. Interestingly, it is thought that like many ancient sites we saw in Sicily, the columns may have been taken from the nearby Greek Roman theatre.
Outside the Duomi is the wonderful Baroque style fountain, the famous emblem of the Duomo Piazza. Built in 1635, it is constructed from Taormina marble. Its middle basin supports three ...
... view to mount Etna, ancient and actual lava fields. Almost every 500m and new view arises and you tend to stop and take another photo. We had an excellent view to mount Etna which was slightly smoking from two craters. We did see this already from the plane, the smoke covered the area to the south-west, but approaching ...
... Given that I am with the locals, they do know where the affordable restaurants are. During a walk we got to see Dolce and Cabana in the flesh, he seemed to be drawing quite a crowd.
For dinner we joined my cousin Nello, Paola, and their friends at "Zeppos Restaurant" for dinner. Great Sicilian Cuisine. After dinner another walk, returning to the cars before being driven home to Acireale.
Today I had a chill-out day, so Pina, Saro and I enjoyed an outing to Corso Umberto for a Peach Granita macchiato with Mandola. After breakfast we all went shopping.
I bought a pair of shorts, a new cap and some Eau de Toilette, 'Lemon Sorbet'. We also did some grocery shopping before returning home to join Zia Graziella who had made gnocchi and chicken schnitzels for lunch.
In the afternoon I took ...
... and so I would return to bask in the sun. An easy Barbecue lunch followed by Tiramisu and the remaining afternoon was an enjoyable card playing experience, playing Briscola and Scorpa. Two popular card games taught by Father and Grandfather whilst I was growing up. There was one change to the game that was new to myself, that was that we were now playing with five cards instead ...