Palazzo Dei Gelsomini

From $102 / night


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  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • House

Fully restored and updated historic house, with rooftop terrace overlooking the Ionian sea and the mountains of the Aspromonte, in the beautiful medieval village of Badolato. The village is one of the thousand marvels of Italy recognised in the anniversary celebrations of Italy's unification. Other marvels include people, music, food and the other characteristics of Italy.

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Palazzo Dei Gelsomini
Badolato, Calabria, Italy

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Additional Location Information

Badolato Superiore is a medieval hilltop village about 3 kilometers from the stunning beaches of the uncrowded Ionian coast. Behind it hills and mountains provide a shaded cooler world where you may be lucky enough to see eagles, wild boar and many other creatures.

The village is a quiet living part of old Italy but, in the summer, there are a number of festivals, concerts and opera which take place in the piazza, a few hundred meters from the house.

Flights for many parts of Italy and Europe go to Lamezia Terme airport (SUF) which is about an hours drive away. There is some parking, via a narrow lane, outside the house, otherwise parking is available a couple of hundred meters away.

The area is in the heart of Magna Grecia, the old Greek colonies of southern Italy and Sicily (there are some villages where ancient Greek is still spoken). Greek and Roman sites abound as do later remains. The food is seasonal and embedded in the area with interesting and tasty local specialities. Europe's largest underwater national park is a short drive away. This is a relaxing break in an area that hasn't really even become 'undiscovered' yet.

More About This Location

Beach or lakeside relaxation, Mountain nearby

Availability

Last updated on December 10, 2014
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Amenities

General
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Alarm Clock
  • Washing Machine
  • Towels Provided
  • A/C or climate control
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
Property Features
  • Mountain Views
Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Blender
Entertainment
  • Television
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Books
  • DVD Player
Outdoor
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Outdoor Dining Area
Suitability
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - no
  • Wheelchair accessible - no

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