Elegant suite Ficodindia with pool, garden and art
From $67 / night
Description from the owner
Description from the owner
This villa is part of Villa paladino Solunto, a property of exceptional charm and prestige for the peculiarity of its site, by the unique characteristics in the area between Palermo and Cefalù, consisting of a main building and two secondary bodies, reported - at a distance - from the tower that adorns the main body. The complex stands on a lush hill, emerging on the ridge of the wonderful promontory with: the natural Reserve of Monte Catalfano and the Archeological park of Solunto (you see the remains and the Museum of the Phoenician and Greek - Roman town), ending up at the sea with the Rock of the Ant and its natural marine archeological park, ...Read more
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Elegant suite Ficodindia with pool, garden and art Santa Flavia, Sicily, Italy
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Villa Paladino Solunto, adjacent to the Archaeological Park of Solunto and the Natural Reserve of Monte Catalfano, close to the fishing villages of Santa Flavia, Porticello and S.Elia, is a fascinating and enchanting site, between history and nature, a very peaceful place on a small hill dominating the gulfs of Palermo and Cefalu, where adults and children can enjoy and spend unforgettable holidays. It is a perfect place for anyone looking for a quiet and relaxing break thanks to the gorgeous setting with an incredible pool similar to a natural lake in the middle of a large mediterranean garden, the great views down to the city and the Gulfs of Palermo and Cefalù, the spectacular sunsets on the sea you can admire sitting on the benches and deck chairs around the pool. It is a great place to spend vacation out of the crowded turistic tracks: it turns out to be a good starting point with easy access to motorway and manageable driving time to majority of attractions. The closest sand beach is only mt 800 far from the Villa. Approximately 1 Km. after S.Elia, driving along the quite panoramic coastal road, that flows around the Natural Reserve of Monte Catalfano, you’ll get the seafaring village of Aspra and the promontory of Mongerbino with its breath-taking views on the Gulf of Palermo and Monte Pellegrino. At the same distance you can admire the beautiful eighteenth - century villas, built by the best Sicilian nobility, on the panoramic luxuriant hills of Bagheria. It is a strategic point to easily go sightseeing Palermo, the well known beach resort of Mondello and the town of Monreale, with the most beautiful and important Cathedral in the world, the famous medieval town of Cefalù, with its fantastic beach and the Arab-Norman Cathedral, the enchanting Castle of Caccamo, the well-known remains of Agrigento, the Museum of Mozia, the nice and little town of Erice, the Natural Reserve of Zingaro, the National Natural Madonie Park and many other places of great tourist interest. It is very near to Palermo (Km.10, 30 minutes by car and 20 by train) and you can look at the Gulf of Palermo and Monte Pellegrino too ("The most beautiful promontory of the world", said Goethe, the well known German poet who came in Sicily in 19th century) from the windows of your bedrooms. Boat trips with skipper in the clear waters around the Scoglio della Formica (the Rock of the Ant), home of dolphins, up to the Aeolian Islands and fishing can be arranged in summer. 200 meters away from the Villa you may visit the touristic village of Santa Flavia and the fishing villages of Porticello and S.Elia, where you can taste delicious Sicilian dishes. It 's possible to go in less than an hour from the sea to the mountain, taking part in sightseeing, excursions in the great Madonie National Park (alt m. 2000) a paradise of rare plant and protected animal species.
If you haven't a car, you can easily go sightseeing Palermo, Cefalù, and many other places thanks to the nearest train Station of Santa Flavia or the pullmans leaving from Bagheria.
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Beach or lakeside relaxation, Rural retreats