Contrada Arrigo Soprano, 95015 Linguaglossa (Catania)
The estate stands at the foot of Mt Etna, surrounded by spectacular greenery. Ideal for a sporting or relaxing holiday, offering also a host of food and wine delicacies, just a stone’s throw from Taormina, Catania and Siracusa.
The farm follows organic principlesand generates 70% of its energy through solar and photovoltaic panels. It also practices a strict separated waste collection and rainwater harvesting.
The two-hundred-year-old farmhouse offers six bedrooms (single, double and triple) with typical local features: volcanic stone and terracotta. Each room has an en-suite bathroom with shower, hairdryer, climate control and internet. There are also two apartmentswith kitchenette. Breakfast is made from either the farm’s own or local produce.
Outside is a chlorine-free swimming pool(salt sterilised), table tennis, bowls, children’s playground, barbecue and car park.
Excursions can be organised with or without a guide. Guests may go hiking, mountain biking or play winter sports. Special prices offered for excursions to Mt Etna, for the ski resorts, golf and quad biking.
The area is rich in food and wine traditions (wines, oil, Bronte pistachio nuts, slushes, Zafferana honey). The management are available for recommendations on wineries and producers worth visiting. The agriturismo is in an ideal position for visiting the parks of Etna, Alcantera and Nebrodi, with trails of varying difficulty.
Spa Petra offers wellbeing programmes and treatments.