Studio Alagona, Sicily, Italy
Situated on the ground floor of a historic 19th century building, this compact studio apartment is located in the most central part of Syracuse, nestled among the charming alleyways of the city. Built in the Damusso style of the nearby island of Pantelleria, the stone structure features dramatic arches and bright soaring ceilings that are characteristic of the regional architectural charm and atmosphere of Sicily. Completely renovated in 2013 by a native Sicilian, the one room open plan layout is surprisingly spacious and bright and consists of smartly arranged living areas that provide elbow room and comfort. The main living space features a built in sleeping alcove and double duty sofabed area that can accommodate up to four. The kitchenette is well equipped for self catering with a dining area that seats four. With a charming mix of local, contemporary and international flavor, the bright colors and warm welcoming interiors make for a chic little retreat in the heart of the city.
Wifi throughout, TV, stereo audio system and music library. Housekeeping.
Located in the historical center of Syracuse, it is just two minute walk through the picturesque town to the Piazza Duomo, the palaces and the beach. From the vibrant markets in Piazza St. Lucia where you’ll find the catch of the day, great local foods and produce as well as antiques, to the Lungomare promenade and the local shops and trattorias, this is a town best enjoyed on foot. However, the greater Sicilian island holds many natural and cultural charms, from nearby Noto and the Baroque sister cities of Modica and Ragusa, to Catania, Ortigia and beyond, Sicily is meant to be explored and savored.
Sicily, Italy. Nearest Airport: Catania International Airport (50 km)