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Writers Retreat in Medieval Village

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1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, bed sheets
Fridge, oven, stovetop, coffee/tea maker
Fridge, oven, stovetop, coffee/tea maker

Overview of Writers Retreat in Medieval Village

Writers Retreat in Medieval Village

5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Entire home

1 bedroom2 bathroomsSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Barbecue grill
  • Breakfast available

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGiardini Naxos Beach38 min drive
  • Popular LocationIsola Bella44 min drive
  • Popular LocationGreek Theatre50 min drive
  • AirportCatania (CTA-Fontanarossa)73 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4
1076 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
    1 child bed
Common area
    1 sleep sofa/futon
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Writers Retreat in Medieval Village

Riverfront vacation home with kitchen and balcony
This cosy old house in the historic centre of Castiglione di Sicilia offers the perfect retreat for those who love to linger in the atmosphere of medieval Sicily with the comfort of today. Character, authenticity, tranquility, time travel made easy. Castiglione was elected the most beautiful small town of Italy.

On the first floor you will find a bedroom and en suite bathroom. The second floor has a little terrace with a spectacular view of mount Etna. Here is also the kitchen/dining-living room and bathroom.

Air-conditioned accommodations at this vacation home offer hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Rooms open to balconies. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, cookware/dishes/utensils, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided on request.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Close to skiing
  • Ski lift privileges


  • Massages

Parking and transportation

  • Limo/town car service
  • Car recommended


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Spices
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle


  • Breakfast available for a fee


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Shower
  • Towels provided
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet paper


  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue grill


  • Washing machine
  • Near coin laundry


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Elevator
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Chef
  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • On the river
  • In the city center
  • In the mountains
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Jet skiing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Power boating nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit


  • Sleeps 4
  • Unit size: 1076 sq ft (100 sq m)
  • Property does not allow children

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation
A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Writers Retreat Medieval Village House Castiglione di sicilia
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About this area

Castiglione di Sicilia

Located in Castiglione di Sicilia, this vacation home is in the city center and on a river. Antiquarium di Francavilla di Sicilia and Civic Museum of Natural Sciences are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Castle of Robert Lauria and Cuba of Santa Domenica. Hundred Horse Chestnut Tree and Adventure Park Etna are also worth visiting. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Castle of Robert Lauria - 8 min walk
  • Cuba of Santa Domenica - 5 min drive
  • Giardini Naxos Beach - 38 min drive
  • Isola Bella - 44 min drive
  • Greek Theatre - 50 min drive

Getting around

  • Randazzo Station - 20 min drive
  • Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) - 73 min drive


  • Federico II — 6 min walk
  • Ristorante Sine Tempore — 6 min walk
  • La Dispensa Dell’Etna — 7 min walk
  • Trattoria Rapisardi — 5 min drive
  • Bar Pino Azzurro — 8 min drive

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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group, Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful location in an old, charming town. People are very friendly, town is a pleasure to walk through, wonderful food and wine. Restful and relaxing place.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Super passage à Castiglione
Petit village qui nous a agréablement surpris, bien placé pour aller faire l etna et les gorges de l alcantara ! Filip est super accueillant, l appartement est très confortable et nous avons apprécié la terrasse avec la vue charmante sur l etna !