Comfortable house in Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto in a quiet neighborhood situated at 3 km from the sea. Starting point for the most beautiful places of Sicily which Taormina, Milazzo, Messina, Tindari, Salina, Lipari, Castroreale, Cefalù , Palermo.
The comfortable accommodation is located in a quiet green area of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto very close to shops and the town center with a splendid view. Is the ideal place for tourist who want to make of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto the base to explore the beautiful Aeolian Islands, Taormina, the Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari, Etna, Cefalù, Milazzo, Messina, Castroreale. The house can to be lived fully. The dressing of the lower floor is equipped with a convenient washing machine, the bathroom has a shower, sink, toilet and bidet. The service of the upper floor is very spacious with shower and Jacuzzi. Upstairs three comfortable bedrooms. Downstairs there is a kitchen, living room and two terraces. At the second floor you can enjoy a large attic. The house is completely furnished. Guests will receive the keys on arrival and will be left a notice board with numbers useful. A few steps from the house there is a bus stop (AST) and few kilometers you will find the railway that connects the main city of the province of Messina and Palermo. It is also possible to rent a car. In Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto there is a service of electrical bicycles. Coming in Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto means choosing a strategic place for easy access to the most important touristic places. Visit these places means to immerse yourself in a harmonious concert of colors, flavors and culture that makes unforgettable your holidays. At Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto you can reach the seafront Calderà by cycling or walking and enjoy the view and clean air that the area offers. Calderà is a little village with a beautiful beach where you can still find fisherman ashore and tranquility. Atmospheres past that give the impression that time has stopped. Dark colored sand and blue sea clear and clean. But the fun does not stop there, also the scenario that unfolds before our eyes is not far behind, the Aeolian Islands. Over time this beach has been increasingly popular and has become most sought after destination for summer vacationers. A ride on Via Roma gives us the opportunity to reach the various ice cream shops and enjoy the different ice creams that the local tradition offers. The Sicilian cannoli filled with tasty cream ricotta, chocolate and exquisite pignolata. In the area of Santa Venera, along the torrent Longano reach the Cave of Santa Venera, a feud of the Basiliani,old temple with a square shape and octagonal dome.Derivation Armenian - Byzantine VII - VIII century. Also on the bike you can reach to Acquaficara to visit the Church of Santa Maria del Piliere. Ancient church dedicated to the "Madonna del Piliere" has been closed for along time because seriously damaged by the 1908 Messina earthquake, there is only the massive bell tower of the sixteenth century. The cult of the "Madonna del Piliere" is from Spanish and it is certifiable around the fifteenth century. With a nave with plaster inside and wooden roof worked. The entrance faces the sea located near the bell tower, the apse outside enriched with three small niches, in a mass grave and several tombs engaged for burial. The bell tower bears the date 1134, has a square shape and two cupolas in the Byzantine style. Inside the primitive house was kept a large canvas, now lost, depicting a battle between Christians and Saracens due to the Norman reconquest of Sicily. Reduced to ruins, is totally demolished in 1960. It is then rebuilt in the same area undergoing tipping apse-entry and opened for worship in 1968. In the new temple houses the marble statue of the "Madonna del Piliere" school Gaginiana 1596 and various paintings of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Another place to visit in Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto is the Museum ethnohistorian "Nello Cassata". Covers an area of 1,500 meters, which includes a main house with two floors of the late nineteenth century, also home to the first historic core of the museum. The building retains the floor down the old winery from the vaulted ceilings, the front door decorated in relief with scenes of rural life, the hall paved with local stone, the lights nineteenth century, surrounded by a typical garden Sicilian between plants with colorful flowers and fruit trees. From Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto can you can fast reach Tindari, Taormina, the Aeolian Islands, Milazzo., Castroreale,Messina. Tindari is 25 km far away from the house. Tindari (Τύνδαρις in ancient greek) is a popular place on the Gulf of Patti. Nice to see the remains of the ancient city that are located in the archaeological zone. The theater was built in Greek forms at the end of the fourth century BC and later rebuilt in Roman times, with a new decoration and adaptation to the seat for the games of the Amphitheatre. The "Basilica", previously identified with a gymnasium, is a propylaeum to access to the agora, located at the point where it enters the decumannus, the main street of the city. It is a two floors building, dated to the fourth century and built in square piece of sandstone that has a large central passage with a barrel vault shared by nine other sides arches bypass access secondary. The Tindari’s beach extends in an enchanting landscape, along the Gulf of Patti. Very nice to see is the tongue of sand that goes forward the open sea dominated by the hill on which stands the Madonna of Tindari. A show after the other, in fact from this beach you can also admire the Aeolian Islands and, when it is clear, you can also see Cape Milazzo. The show of the nature. The beach whit stones is very clean, washed by a crystal clear sea, with all services available to spend really relaxing days. Reach the beach of Tindari is very easy and once there you can park nearby without having to travel the road on foot. Milazzo is 9 km away from the house. Milazzo originally Greek city, and from 36 BC has been recognized as civitas Romana, the city was at the center of the story during the First Punic War (260 BC), and in July 1860 with the arrival of the red shirts in the great Battle of Milazzo. There are numerous testimonials and symbols of the ancient history of the city. In this regard are being targeted projects to enter the castle, the fortified city and the ancient village among the UNESCO sites and form the Marine Reserve of the promontory of Capo Milazzo. A Milazzo you can take advantage of organized trips to the Aeolian Islands or to the islands (Vulcano, Lipari, Salina, Alicudi, Filicudi, Panarea and Stromboli). Vulcano, Lipari and Salina are racing with Hydrofoil many times in the same day. Messina is 37 km away from the house. The rest is to be discovered.