Catania – the capital of the province of the same name, is located on the island of Sicily, on the Ionian coast, at the foot of the highest volcano in Europe – Etna.
Picturesque and noisy Catania is a city of a volcano. The dark, closed Etna, like an obstinate deity, gazes at the revival that prevails in the city streets and serves as an eloquent symbol of the inalienable quality of the people of Catania: their industriousness. It was this quality that allowed the people to be reborn many times from the ashes, like a newly-minted phoenix bird, without worrying about earthquakes or wars.
Catania is a dark city built of black volcanic stone, and at the same time unusually bright and sunny: the sun shines here about 2530 hours a year – more than anywhere else in Italy.
The symbol of the city is an elephant, a strong and kind animal, and their patron saint is Agatha, a virgin and a martyr Continue reading
What makes up the price of holidays in Sardinia
When planning the budget for your upcoming vacation in Sardinia, you need to remember the following stages of expenses.
First of all, round-trip air tickets are needed. This can be a charter flight, a regular flight of a traditional airline or an economical low-cost.
Next, you need to book a stay in the selected format. This can be a budget bed and breakfast or accommodation in self-catering apartments; A 3-star hotel in a picturesque corner of the small resort of Sardinia, the price of which will be more affordable, or 4-5 star hotels with a wide range of services and Continue reading