Virginis

22 C.so Sicilia, Catania, Sicily, 95040, Italy | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located in the Centro Catania area of Catania, is near Piazza Duomo, Duomo di Catania, Castello Ursino & Museo Civico, and Palazzo Biscari.
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Catania, Sicily

A travel blog entry by craigang58 on Sep 10, 2014

... were quite picturesque. Horticulture is the major industry of Sicily and it's enabled by the minerals from the volcanic ash which makes for very fertile land. So the locals view Etna positively. Artificial fertiliser is banned here. The soil has unique characteristics that for example produce blood red coloured orange skins. They have distinctive wines as well. So orchards are a common sight and in general while the land looks dry, it is well vegetated, with a mix of ...

Another day, another hill to climb

A travel blog entry by michaelcourt on Sep 06, 2014

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... walking the streets and visiting the remains of the original castle on the highest point of the village.

We soon got back on the bus far yet another diabolical brush with Italian driving, and headed back down to Giardini Naxos. There was still some sunlight left so we quickly headed down to the nearest public beach for one last dip in the Mediterranean before heading off to dinner.

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Sept. 6: Taormina Scicly

A travel blog entry by rknepper on Sep 06, 2014

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... today at only one vender, beneath a lot of more popular selling items, I found the fanny pack. Yippie. There are a lot of super neat shops, and the goods are so much better this year than last. But, I truly did not see anything that tugged at me, screaming "take me home". This is still the greatest place to wander around in, and window gaze/drool for hours. I do so love this magical place. After a couple of hours, we were ready to get away from the mobs of ...

Non-entry entry.

A travel blog entry by kurian on Jun 13, 2014

... marble floors, giant marble pillars, gigantic domes, sculptures, statues, alters, underground crypts, you name it; it’s there in a super deluxe version.

If you’re detecting a bit of disinterest it’s because I’m preoccupied. It’s about a girl at my hostel in Taormina, Sicily. ...

Rome

A travel blog entry by kurian on Jun 12, 2014

... The locality had an edgy, run down feel to it – graffiti on the walls, litter on the streets, begging sun baked Roma gypsies and soliciting Chinese hookers.

I reunited with Sheila (her favourite song is Sheila ki Jawani), a travelling Art Researcher, and was introduced to Rodrigo, a high school Physics teacher, also from Sheila’s home town of Porto Alegre in Brazil. Sheila and Rodrigo had met the previous day in Rome through a common friend who ...