Set above the city streets on Piazza Vincenzo Bellini, this vacation home rental in Sicily is housed in a historic palazzo with rooms in enfilade that invite you to roam through the historic corridors.
Bright and spacious the interconnected spaces are all on one upper floor, with four spacious bedrooms and two spa style bathrooms with room for up to eight guests.
There is a fully equipped kitchen with a dining area, and a separate bar and a terrace overlooking the city.
Decorated with a chic and colorful collection of vintage and contemporary pieces, the apartment has a timeless appeal among the historic walls.
Wifi, cable TV, kitchen and bath essentials, climate control, laundry facilities.
Set at the base of Mt. Etna, the ancient port town of Catania is the island’s second largest city. Dominated by the beautiful Piazza Duomo, the plaza is the central hub and heart of this UNESCO listed town, with an abundance of cafes, outdoor markets and the rowdy spectacle of the weekly La Pescheria fish market.
The largest active volcano in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage site, Mt. Etna is a powerful presence, and the chance to go up 3000m is an unforgettable sensation.
An hour south is the stunningly beautiful Vendicari Nature Reserve and some of the best beaches on the island. The reserve is located halfway between Noto and Pachinoextending into almost four thousand acres of forests and undisturbed marine and bird eco-systems that open to a clear sea and long and golden beaches including Tonnara, Eloro, Pizzuta, Calamosche and Marianelli
Noto is a historic UNESCO World Heritage site with some of the most spectacular and elegant Baroque sites in the world and is one of the gems in the greater Val di Noto region along with its sister cities of Modica, Ragusa and Scicli, all reachable within a short drive.
Less than an hour south is the port town of Siracusa, a significant archaeological area with an ancient Greek amphitheater, the Orecchio di Dionisio Cave, Apollo’s Temple and the Teatro Romana ruins. Be sure not to miss the Ortigia neighborhood.
Catania, Sicily, Italy. Nearest Airport: Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (8km)
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring through Fall is high season but the island is fascinating year round.
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