Christmas in this house: You are in the Park of Etna, just close to an inactive crater of the past! Enjoy the snow at 2000 meters (Rifugio Sapienza)
Mamma and Touristic Office: We suggest you to visit the little churches, decorated for Christmas time, of the Etna villages as Trecastagni (500 meters), Pedara (4 km’s, Viagrande (4 km’s). If you need more info ask to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Christmas (or New Year’s day) menu : Fish Menu: Caponata or Arancini or Parmigiana – Pasta con le sarde (sardinas) – Swordfish – Salade – Sicilian patisserie Meat Menu: Caponata or Arancini or Parmigiana – Annelleti al forno (baked pasta) – Pork with orange sauce -– Salade – Sicilian patisserie.
Ask our chef Silvana for more info
Santa Claus price per day (at least 4 days): euro 186 (1300 per week)
Rent this amazing Sicily villa located in the town of Trecastagni, in Etna-Catania area. This villa spreads on two levels. On the first floor we find a double en-suite, a stylish living room, a kitchen and a bathroom. On the first floor we find a double en-suite, a twin and a bathroom with shower. The exterior shows a stunning pool area immersed in a blooming garden. The villa shows new furnitures and it was never rented before. Holidays to Sicily!
By Giovanni Vallone (President of MammaSicily, writer, author)
Trecastagni is one of the nicest towns in the Etna park, renowned for its aristocratic architecture.
Piazza Marconi is the heart of the town where you can spend lovely moments.
Through the characteristic narrow alleys, have a walk until the mother church of San Nicola, where you can enjoy a gorgeous view of the Ionian coast.
We are in the eastern side of Sicily, and two masterpieces dominate the landscapes; the sea and Etna volcano, joined by something bigger than them: the blue Sicilian sky!
Etna Park (Unesco’s), with its inactive volcanos (the sons of Etna), caves, forests, lava grounds … lasts 10 km’s
Catania, with its gorgeous Via Etnea and its outdoor markets, lasts 10 km’s.
The Playa (beaches) too lasts 10 km’s.
I suggest you get a visit to Acitrezza and Acicastello (5 km’s), fishermen hamlets, where the lava flow has painted a castle and basalt giants (sea stacks).
Taormina, the pearl of Sicily, is almost 30 km’s away: it’s a magic place with the amazing Isolabella and its narrow streets rich in history, a sort of vintage atmosphere and fashion: cool!
Siracusa (Unesco’s), and its Greek masterpieces it’s almost 60 km’s away.
Another tips is the visit of Pantalica (Unesco’s), with its more than 3000 graves carved on the rock, a river, a forest and a sort of mistery all around.
At a glance: Acireale (Baroque style, 5 km), Savoca (The Godfather movie’s spot, 40 km), Brucoli (sea, 40 km), Megara Ibla (archaeology, 40 km), Randazzo (40 km), Giardini Naxos (sea, 30 km), Cavagrande del Cassibile (nature, 60 km)
It’s time to eat something and my tip is to do not miss the Pasta alla Norma and to have, at least once, a typical Sicilian breakfast: granita and brioche!
And, of course, fish, fish, fish … and visit the outdoor fish markets (Riposto, Acitrezza, Catania).
Minimum stay 4 days (except July and August, 1 week). Changeover day: Saturday (unless different agreement with the owner).
The electricity is included up to a consumption of kWh 200 per week. Beyond that limit it will have a cost of € 0,36 per kWh.
Damage deposit to be paid locally: € 300
Check – in: from 3 p.m to 8 p.m
Check – out: within 10 a.m