- Continental Breakfast
- Microwave in room
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Smoking rooms available
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Nos despertamos con unas ganas tremendas de visitar museos, de cualquier tipo, cualquier exhibición. Algo como el Museo del Lápiz de Keswick nos vale y si, es por la lluvia. Encontramos el Monasterio Benedictino que es la sede de la facultad de Humanidades de la Universidad de Catania y patrimonio de la Unesco. Nos unimos a un tour en italiano tras prometernos que hablarían despacio y creérnoslo. ...
We have landed in Catania and jumped in our Fiat Panda. Apparently the driving in Sicily is atrocious but we think we have acquired enough experience in our previous road trips not to worry about it. In the end, the driving skills we have needed were the ones learned in our hometowns; aggressive driving in very narrow streets.
From our short stay in Syracuse, we have concluded there is a booming industry ...
... cristo dicata. Pop Leo X said these words in 1517 recognizing that the Church of Syracuse is the first daughter of St. Peter and after that of Antioch, the first consecrated to Christ.
This cathedral marks civilizations transformation from pagan to Christian. This church is also a unique example of religious continuity. Duomo di Siracusa’s history is a testament to the history of Rome and, in consequence, what has shaped the modern ...
... preserved in a glass case below a large portrait of them. It was the only building I saw in Sicily that was in any way comparable to the vast beauty of the basilica's we visited in Rome. The architectural design of the building was nearly identical to the churches erected in Rome during the Christian era, and the columns of the once Temple of Athena reflected the same design of the temples created in Ancient ...
... occurred. Christians took this central and important location, filled in the columns, filled the space with their art, and used it as a church. A place of worship for the virgin Artemis became a place of worship for the Virgin Mary. This building is a testament to the importance, and maybe even dependence, of religion in Roman culture, no matter the ...