By Giovanni Vallone (President of Il Console Association, writer, author)
Closest Market: 1 km - Closest restaurant: 1 km - Closest Piazza (or center): 1 km
We are in Pedagaggi, a little village in the oriental side of Sicily. Is a place renowned for the orange and lemon groves, among the delicious in Sicily. Pedagaggi is located in a naturalistic and agricultural area.
In Pedagaggi you can enjoy several naturalistic path and a very genuine local food.
We suggest you to visit Buccheri (photo, 16 km, a very beautiful town, with an interesting local architecture in Liberty style), Monte Lauro (20 km, naturalistic area) and the archeological site of Lentini (16 km, one of the most important Greek settlements).
The sea is almost 20 minutes away. We suggest you the sandy beach of Agnone Bagni.
The biggest town where to find everything you need is Carlentini (6 km’s away). Pedagaggi is in a strategic location, 40 km’s away from Catania and Syracuse.
The first town is the town where is located mount Etna (there is a greeat view of it from the villa) and we suggest you to have a tour with us. Look here: Etna tour and the chef.
In Catania there also is a renowned fish market (photo) that is located in Piazza Duomo, the hearth of Catania from where starts the gorgeous via Etnea a pedestrian street, symbol of Catania.
Syracuse, also 40 km's away, is worldwide famous for its gorgeous archeological remains.
Noto (photo), Unesco's for Baroque style, is almost 60 km's away.
Megara Hybla, a Greek town overlooking the sea, is 30 km,s away.
Another place worth a visit is Vendicari, 70 km,s of beaches, archeological ruins and one of the favourite spot for the birdswatching.For
nature lovers here it is the fascinating canyon of Cavagrande del Cassibile (photo), 50 km's, another masterpiece here in Sicily where
you can admire lakes, gorges and dwelling carved in the rock.