Festa Di San Martino, village party near Gianni House
Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive fruit Olea europaea, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. In Sicily, oil is still traditionally produced by grinding whole olives and extracting the oil by mechanical means. As you know, it is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps and as a fuel for lamps.
The Godfather. This is a cult film. I did not know it, I must confess. Well, after I was here in Savoca with Gianni, I wanted to see the film. Frightening! It takes around 3 hours, and you will be facing the cruel reality of the Mafia! But these moments are to cope with and if you recognize the place where it was – Savoca, it is very fascinating. And the music is a dream. – claudia
Amazing atmosphere! Football match Germany – Italy 1:2
28 June 2012. Lots of happy Fans in Giardini Naxos.
video © Andrea-Claudia Rexhausen
Emily from Sacramento spent 4 days in May at the hostel “Giannihouse” in Giardini Naxos.
Castelmola is located just above Taormina and is reachable by bus, or if you’re ambitious you can walk. The small town has amazing charm and some really fun restaurants and bars to visit. It’s topped off with a castle at the top with some truly amazing views. Watch the video to see some of these breath-taking views.
Visit www.giannihouse.com for more information about our hostel and the surrounding areas.