Via Vittorio Emanuele 23
96010, Portopalo di Capo Passero
Phone: 0931 842723 - Fax: 0931 1846779
Mobile: 327 8739660 - 328 5859294


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The hotel can be the reference point for excursions to major cultural, scenic and natural beauty.

Between Portopalo and Syracuse

A 6 km from the hotel Pachino, the birthplace of Vitaliano Brancati. Today the center is renowned for the production of cherry tomato. The traditional culture of the place, however, has always been that of the vine that produces the grapes from which are obtained very fine wines. For many years our fortified wines are also exported to France and then be cut with lighter wines. To visit the Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, the heart of the city, the Market and the Cathedral Church.

At 8 Km from the hotel, along the sea, we reach the village of Marzamemi typical fishing village where you can visit the "balata," the old trap and the square where you find the small church of 700, the Palace Villadorata and characteristics of houses of fishermen. Marzamemi today is a tourist busy in summer.

Pachino Noto from continuing to reach the Oasis Natural Vendicari (15 Km from the hotel). Here you can tour the reserve.

We then come to Noto (25 km dal'albergo), capital of Baroque, built a utopia, a city planned and built as a work of art, imbued with an emblem of the symbols of the civilization of the eighteenth century. In 2002 the town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with Acreide Palazzolo, Scicli, Modica and Ragusa.
A few miles you can visit Noto Antica: the old city destroyed by an earth
quake in 1693.

A 6 km from Noto you come to Avola, a center that gives its name to Nero d'Avola, a grape variety from which we obtain the finest wines of Sicily. Well known and exported all over the world almond pizza.
Predominant architectural style in the city is the Liberty. Also used the floral style, treated by skilled stonemasons who, with great creativity, transformed the facades of houses and his own real stone decorations.

In the mountain area behind Avola, Cava Grande is the most spectacular. In the bottom of the quarry Cassibile the river that creates crystal clear lakes along its course, the goal continues to hikers, to achieve, venture into a twisty and steep.

Forty-five minutes drive from the hotel Siracusa, the most beautiful cities of the Mediterranean, rich in history and has seen a succession of monuments in more than three thousand years, important expressions of the greatest civilizations.

Notes on the online booking service

From June 15th to September 15th the online booking service does not provide availability for stays of less than 3 days (7 days in the middle period of August). For other requirements, information or special requests please contact us via phone or email.

Montana Zone

The mountain area of ​​the province of Syracuse is a place of extraordinary interest from the point of archaeological, cultural and landscape: Palazzolo Acreide (Unesco World Heritage) is rich in Baroque monuments surrounded by ancient neighborhoods built on steep slopes that give glimpses of wonderful views. To visit, among others, the Greek Theatre in a panoramic position, overlooking the valley dell'Anapo.

Proceeding meets Buscemi, a rare example of a country-museum with the presence of beautiful Baroque architecture. Buccheri, which keeps track medieval churches and buildings are decorated with eighteenth century. It is an ideal place for excursions in an environment still perfectly intact.

Cassaro can be reached from the Necropolis of Pantalica, perched along the walls of the deep pit of dell'Anapo beautiful valley, is the largest necropolis in the Mediterranean: over 5000 graves in man-made caves, dug deep into rocky ridges make it similar a honeycomb. Dell'Anapo Valley is a place of rare beauty (now State-owned area of ​​natural interest) which includes a part of the Necropolis of Pantalica. For visits, one uses a free service that takes visitors accompanying them along the 13 km of the protected area. You can swim in the river in an unspoiled natural scenery.

Between Portopalo and Ragusa

20 Km from Portopalo, through Pachino, one arrives at Ispica. Here you can visit the Park of the Force and the Cava d'Ispica, striking overlap of pre-Greek necropolis, the catacombs, Byzantine tombs and cave dwellings from prehistoric until almost the present day.

Continuing on, you reach first and then Modica Ragusa (Unesco World Heritage), a city built on the steep walls of caves of extraordinary beauty and scenic grandeur, from the baroque buildings of great charm. Splendid Baroque church facades.

Coming back one can go from Scicli (UNESCO Heritage) and then along the seaside, the fishing villages of Donnalucata and Sampieri, and therefore, by the modern town of Pozzallo.


Piazza Armerina and Caltagirone

At Piazza Armerina you may visit the Villa Romana del Casale, the best preserved in the world and famous for its mosaics.

Caltagirone is the capital of Sicilian ceramics, the famous Scala Santa Maria del Monte.

Catania, Etna

An hour and a half's drive you can reach Catania, a city between the mountains and the sea that enchants the visitor, especially in the most beautiful streets: the Etna, in a gentle slope to the background of the volcano, and the way of Crociferi , full of sumptuous churches.

From Catania you can start to visit the vast territory of the Etna. Around the big volcano extends a unique and unparalleled, rich sounds, scents and colors. A district enchanting landscape, protected by a natural park that anyone in Sicily can not fail to visit. The territory of the Etna Park stretches from the summit of the volcano to the upper belt of Etna villages.

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Via Vittorio Emanuele 23  - 96010 Portopalo di Capo Passero (SR)
Phone 0931 842723 - Mobile 388 8060430 / 328 5859294
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