Our charming Cianciana townhouse is a traditional, fully equipped three storey townhouse situated at the top of the hillside town, close by to the ancient church of Monte Cavello and adjacent to a fountain illuminate piazza.
The house, which will happily accommodate up to five guests, compromises of a brand new fully fitted gourmet kitchen and dining area with balcony which provides a delightful setting for you to enjoy idyllic warm summer evening, allowing you to absorb the sights and sounds of this wonderful location. The neighbours are so very friendly and always helpful, you will never be lost for opportunities to practice the lingo or like me, express a lot of generous hand waving!
The house has two modern bathrooms, both with shower facilities on first floor, double bedroom with balcony and a twin ground floor ensuite bedroom with optional Z bed if required. (a travel cot too is available apon request)
All these comfortably furnish tasteful decor with new furniture and quirky traditional accessories.
Located in the unspoiled town of Cianciana, Sicily. It is famous for it's hospitality and this hideaway is a spiritual retreat in Southern Sicily.
All services are within walking distance of the quaint and quirky townhouse. A pleasant drive will fly by as you travel through rolling hills, orchards, vineyards and olive trees, so after just 30 minutes you will find Eraclea Minoa, with over 10 kilometers of sandy beachit is amust visit. The Greek temples in Agrigento are 40 minutes by car, or there is daily bus service from Cianciana. Daily bus service is also available to Palermo. Come for a relaxing holiday, and a perfect base for the exploration of all the beauties of Sicily.
You will find all the equipment (apart from the groceries) you need to prepare a feast in your townhouse's gourmet kitchen or choose from the many cafes and pizzerias in Cianciana where the freshly prepared Italian food will make you understand why dining out is such an important part of Italian life.
During the winter months it is very quiet and still beautifully enchanting, and during the summer months the population grows and the many events and activities offered by Cianciana are showcased every evening.
Embark on a restful and tranquil holiday experience.
Our weekly rate (7 nights) is 210.00 GBP
50.00 GBP Non Refundable Deposit is required to book your stay
50.00 GBP Security Deposit is required which is refundable after your stay
Cianciana has all the usual facilities of a small town, 2 banks, doctors, a supermarket (which for its size stocks about everything in Sicily!), florist, butchers, a bakery on every street, small grocery shops selling the freshest of veggies and fruit (I've lost count), hairdressers, weekly market, post office, library, museum, 3 Churches, entertainment, open air bar, lots of little bars and cafes, 2 pizzerias and a traditional Sicilian restaurant.
I hope you would never need it but there is a helicopter service, police station and there are so many plumbers and builders merchants you really have got everything there even a kitchen sink should you ever need one!
Parking outside the house, and car hire is an advantageous optional during you stay in Sicily, although there is a very efficiently operated bus service which links all major towns and airports. Transfer time by car from the airport is approximately one and a half hours from either Trapani or Palermo and a little longer by bus.
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Charming house in Cianciana, Agrigento, Sicily Novara di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
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A jewel in the crown of Sicily nestled in foothills just 40 minutes from the infamous Greek Temples of Agrigento. Cianciana has just a population of around 4000 Ciancianesi with full services. The enchanting and usually deserted beach of Eraclea Minoa is only 30 minutes away from your townhouse accommodation. Get the best out this budget holiday in stunning scenery by seeing it, we therefore recommend you hire a car.
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Beach or lakeside relaxation, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
Left on 05/23/2013 for a stay in July 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 23, 2013Stayed Jul 2012
If you wish to experience unspoilt Sicily and live alongside the villagers then this is the holiday for you. Although the accommodation is basic it is clean and colourful. The village itself is welcoming and charming. Beautiful architecture and bars and shops are all within walking distance. Although the beaches are a 20-30 min car drive away (the nicest beach has Roman ruins close by and is predominantly used by the locals), it's well worth the mountainous drive. I absolutely loved it and so did my companion. We felt extremely healthy and refreshed after staying for a week and I would so love to return. We took a day trip to Mount Etna and I've never seen anything so incredible. We had fantastic weather and I completely fell in love with Sicily.
P.S. I must admit it helped that we both loved football as we were able to ingratiate ourselves to the locals in a bar that had a TV on the verandah.
Left on 05/15/2013 for a stay in August 2012 | FusspotReviewed May 15, 2013Stayed Aug 2012
Our family of four had a very enjoyable stay in the authentic sicilian town of cianciana, untouched by tourism. The house is centrally located, a five minute stroll from the central piazza with a small selection of pizzerias, bars and ice cream parlours. Beautiful unspoilt nature reserve beaches within 30 minutes drive on quiet mountain roads. The house was exactly as advertised and our children enjoyed the independence of their ground floor bedroom with en suite bathroom. The house does not have lounge seating, but a spacious kitchen/dining area with large glass table and chairs - not an issue for us as we were in the house ouly to shower, eat and sleep! Owner was extremely friendly and helpful, would recommend this rustic house if you want to experience unspoilt sicily at its best!
Left on 05/02/2013 for a stay in April 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 2, 2013Stayed Apr 2013
Beautiful traditional Sicilian townhouse, comfortably equipped with a modern kitchen, 2 modern shower rooms and two large bedrooms. The rooms were clean, spacious and well laid out with the ground floor bedroom with double doors leading to the quiet street. The main bedroom has a beautiful balcony as does the top floor kitchen with views of the lovely countryside and the valley below.
Cianciana is a quaint town with the most welcoming people I have ever met. All the amenities you would expect with a lovely bakery just a few streets away and many shops selling the most delicious food nearby.
Plenty to see and do but would recommend a hire car to really experience the breath taking delights this beautiful island has to offer.
I had the good fortune of visiting in Spring and the countryside was breathtakingly beautiful, lush and green with spring flowers covering the hillside amongst the many arrays of Olive and citrus groves. We had a wonderful trip and would love to visit there again someday.
Would definitely recommend La Casa Francestina as a place to stay.
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