La Cascina del Simeto

Via Gattopardo, Contrada Vaccarizzo, Catania, Sicily, Italy | Ranch
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Relaxing Day at Sea

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 20, 2014

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... vacation. We did everything that was on Tom's itinerary except the sailing in Trapani, which was canceled. Everything worked out just as planned. On Monday, we took the car back to the Catania airport. It's always a relief to turn the car in and not have had any accidents or problems. (except the parking ticket for 40 euros!) We then got on a flight to Rome. In Rome we stayed at the Sheraton, of course. :). On Tuesday, we left ...

Winery and Sunset Tour of Mt. Etna

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 19, 2014

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... We were with a group of 6 other people from England, Italy, and Germany. Most people spoke some English, so language wasn't a problem.

Emanuel was a geologist, and was a wealth of knowledge. Mt. Etna is an active volcano and is over 11,000 feet high. It is the largest and most active volcano in Italy and has the longest continuous eruptions of any volcano. Most of these eruptions are called ...

Wined and dined by Mt Etna's Finest

A travel blog entry by tayclark on Jul 18, 2014

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... of a truck. After we got back we chilled out on the back of Sam's terrace, the Sicilian wine maker and one of our new friends chatting, drinking and watching the sun set over the expansive Mt Etna valley. At about 10pm, normal eating time for people over here, we went back to cave Ox for dinner, amazing wood fired pizzas and fried zucchinis, and some more delicious wine including some of Sams very own wine, a rosato he'd just finished producing. ...

Volcano and Greek theatre

A travel blog entry by corky26 on Jul 13, 2014

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Up early for our visit to Sicily. Took tour up Mount Etna the most active volcano in Europe. We could see the steam coming out of the top of Mount Etna. We walked around craters. It was cold and windy. Then we got the bus to Taormina which is a pretty town up in the hills. We ...

Catania - Gothic Sicily

A travel blog entry by rona.puntawe on Jun 27, 2014

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... went to the Piazza Universita. It's a massive square, but not as massive as the main one, Piazza Duomo, just a hundred meters or so next to it.

In a corner of Piazza Universita was a huge screen. People poured in to watch another Italy World Cup match. I was hoping they'd win. Unfortunately they lost again. By 9PM, I met up with one of the locals, Gabrielle. Sun had just set. I corresponded with Gabrielle ...

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This ranch is located in the San Giuseppe la Rena-Zia Lisa area of Catania.
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TripAdvisor Reviews La Cascina del Simeto Catania

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good