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Agriturismo Bagol'Area Etna Eco Farm House

Via Presa, 20, 95016 Mascali (Catania)

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In brief

  • Type: Entire facility (5),
  • Guests: 18
  • Map: Hills
  • Type of accommodation: Room only, Half board, Bed & Breakfast

The agriturismo

We have salvaged a section of an enormous vineyard and buildings for the caretaker: this gave life to Bagol'Area, a farm that manages 24 hectares in biodiversity while inspiring itself from the principles of permaculture and natural agriculture on the south-east side of Etna, between Catania and Taormina.

The farm is characterized by typical terraces with small walls, lava stone homes, ancient millstones.

The accommodation

The accommodations, from the ancient masserie and storage areas, are simple and comfortable with great attention to comfort, health and energy saving.

A large heater and photovoltaic and solar panels provide electricity, hot water and heating that is almost self-sufficient for the entire building.

The restaurant, open only upon booking, offers a personal interpretation of Mediterranean cooking based mainly on vegetarian ingredients.

Every month we organize small art-culture events in the ancient millstone, tastings of the oil and wine we make onsite plus delicious snacks made with our veggies, which you can all buy in our small shop.

Outdoor areas are taken care of each day without chemicals or fertilizers. All year guests can enjoy our products: olives, pomegranates, grapes, tangerines and mandarins, strawberries, apricots, cherries, plums, pears, peaches and quinces.

Barnyard animals entertain guests of all ages with pet therapy events at times.

Activities and surrounding

The agriturismo is found on the foothills of the highest volcano in Europe: the Etna. The energy of the mountain and the sea air havs made this place ideal for a renewing vacation.

From here you can easily reach some of the most beautiful attractions like Taormina, the Gole dell'Alcantare, Acireale, Catania and other lesser known sites like Acitrezza, Castelmola, the Gurne, Oasi di Fiumefreddo, Castiglione.

The closest town is Piedimonte where there’s a supermarket, pharmacy, restaurants and pizzeria.

There are many activities to do like excursions in the mountains amidst craters, grottos and lakes, training trails and trekking on Etna, visits to the local wineries, yoga sessions and shiatsu.

We rent mountain bikes, city bikes, electric bikes and mountain equipment.

Services

Available services

Internet
Air conditioning
Barbecue
Pets allowed

Inform the agriturismo of any animals at the time of booking.

Owners will be held responsible for damage to property and persons.

Allowed in

  • Outdoor picnic area

Safety

  • Only well-behaved, supervised animals
Sport and leisure
  • Bike rental
Classes
  • Cooking classes
Typical products on sale
Disabled facilities
Attractions and activities in the surrounding area
  • Theme Parks and Water Parks
  • Nature Reserves
  • Museums and galleries
  • Artistic and historical sites
Sport and activities in the surrounding area
  • Hiking
  • Bird watching
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding
  • Diving
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Skiing (downhill)
  • Skiing (cross-country)
  • Shopping

Rooms and prices

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Reviews

"Excellent"
Based on 10 reviews
  • Setting and surroundings
    9,6/10
    "Excellent"
  • Activities and facilities
    9,2/10
    "Excellent"
  • Accommodation
    9,4/10
    "Excellent"
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  • 10
    "Amazing"

    "We felt very comfortable on the farm! Unfortunately, the Corona pandemic in the 2nd week of our holidays put a lot of strain on us!"

    04/03/2020

    A lovingly prepared breakfast, every morning a different "treat". Especially to mention: the dinners!!!

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    • Stay: 3/2020
    • Traveller: Couples
    • Holiday: Relaxing
    • Setting and surroundings
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Accommodation
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Activities and facilities
      6,5/10
      "Average"
  • 10
    "Amazing"

    "Ein toller Urlaub"

    10/17/2019

    Wir (Mutter u. Tochter) waren eine Woche im Oktober da.Unterkunft war super schön, gemütlich, sauber.
    Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Die Vermieter sind sehr nett und freundlich. Die Gegend ist ideal für Ausflüge und Besichtigungen.
    Am besten mit einem Mietwagen.

    • Stay: 10/2019
    • Traveller: Couples
    • Holiday: Adventure
    • Setting and surroundings
      9/10
      "Excellent"
    • Accommodation
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Activities and facilities
      8,5/10
      "Very good"
  • 10
    "Amazing"

    "Supernette landlord in dreamlike accommodation"

    04/20/2019

    Delicious food in a feel-good atmosphere
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    • Stay: 4/2019
    • Setting and surroundings
      9,5/10
      "Excellent"
    • Accommodation
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Activities and facilities
      9,5/10
      "Excellent"

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