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30 mai

TAORMINA & MOUNT ETNA (second part)

As opposed to the adventure on Mt Etna, Taormina is the most beautiful and relaxing city/resort I visited on this occasion. Archeological sites and ancient ruins are scattered all over the city, but the main attraction is definitely the Greek Theatre. It offers the most beautiful view of Etna and the coast. An hour later we said good bye to that wonderful view and we were on our way to Corso Umberto, the main pedestrian zone situated in the city center. If you want to do some shopping, to go for a walk, have a romantic dinner or simply to taste the best ice cream, this is the place to go to. I highly recommend the Sisili shop ( Corso...
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29 mai

TAORMINA & MOUNT ETNA (part one)

In my first traveling post I told you about Catania and Palermo, two very beautiful cities I've visited on my trip to Sicily. On this occasion I also had the pleasure of visiting the city of Taormina and Mount Etna.If you are looking for adventure, but also for a wonderful city to relax in, these two destinations will surely tick all the boxes. MOUNT ETNAAfter a night that seemed to be too short, I returned to Catania, met my friend Lavinia and decided to get to the top of the tallest active volcano in Europe (3.340 m). Due to the frequent eruptions of the past years, it is also considered to be the most active volcano in the world, so were...
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30 apr.

CIAO ITALIA!

Photo: Amfiteatro Romano. For my last getaway I chose the wonderful island of Sicily. I visited two of the largest cities of the island, Catania and Palermo, which is also the capital of the region.Further on I would like to give you some suggestions and tips:CATANIA The most important tourist attractions:-Elephant Fountain situated in the Piazza del Duomo, where the unofficial mascot of the city of Catania can be found: an imposing elephant sculpted in volcanic rock.-Cathedral of Santa Agatha-Palazzo Della Universita-Amfiteatro Romano-Teatro Greco-Palace of the ElephantsPhoto: Via Etnea.After visiting all these places, you will surely need a moment to rest. I highly recommend Savia Dolcezze Siciliane, an old pastry shop dating back to 1897, very well known and appreciated by locals...
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