Agriturismo San Leonardello

Via Madonna della Libertà, 165, San Leonardello di Giarre 95014 Giarre (Catania)


In brief

  • Type: Suite (1), Bedroom (6), Flat (6),
  • Guests: 50
  • Map: Seaside
  • Type of accommodation: Half board, Bed & Breakfast

The agriturismo

The farm house, immersed in the countryside of Eastern Sicily, surrounded by an historic biological citrus garden, offers accommodations in restored rural houses. From the property, guests can enjoy a magnificent view of Mount Etna, Taormina and the sea. The most famous tourist attractions and locations, interesting from an archeological and natural point of view, are just few minutes away.

The accommodation

The family managed farm house offers accommodation in rural houses that have been completely restored by using materials typical of the island of Sicily (like the Sicilian tiles, lava stone and chestnut wood) and they are furnished carefully and traditionally. From the property guests can enjoy a magnificent view of the sea, of Mount Etna, of the city of Taormina and the Calabrian coast line.
In particular, the property offers double rooms that can accommodate up to 3-4 people, some of them are joined and perfect for families and friends, as well as large suites with frescos and a panoramic terrace.

Guests have also access to: common living area with satellite TV, Conference Room, kitchen, wireless internet connection, possibility of consulting informative material on location, parking. Inside the property there is also a palmento, used in the past for wine production that has recently been restored and is accessible to the guests.

At breakfast guests can enjoy kumquat and orange marmalades, home made fruit preserves and honey produced on location. Guests who spend the night can enjoy high quality local restaurants and inns in the small town of San Leonardello, where they will be able to taste typical Sicilian dishes prepared with traditional recipes. Many are the D.O.C. wines produced with grapes cultivated on Mount Etna as well as samples of the famous Sicilian pastry art.

The property offers the guests the possibility of choosing and purchasing natural and home made products such as lemons, kumquat, vegetables and seasonal fruits, eggs, dried fruits. The property makes also limoncello, as well as a kumquat and orange liquor, preserves and honey.
The farm house produces all its products by following the methods of the biological agriculture and it is certified by ICEA.

Activities and surrounding

On location guests can request the following services: cooking classes where guests will learn how to prepare typical Sicilian dishes using all biological products; beekeeping classes with a visit to the bee hives; yoga classes; environmental courses; courses designed for students and school groups; boat excursions along the Ionic coast; personalized excursions; guided tours of museums, local artisans' laboratories and tourist itineraries in the areas of Eastern Sicily, under the guidance of expert personnel.

Guests can participate in cultural, agricultural and sport activities thanks to the ping pong table, the mountain bikes, the playground, the small domestic zoo and they will also have access to beach umbrellas. It is possible also to go trekking on Mount Etna and to visit the Etna caves, after a short introduction to geology.
br> The property is located in the area of San Leonardello, only 3 Kilometers away from the Giarre highway exit and, thanks to its strategic position, allows easy access to all the main tourist locations of Eastern Sicily and the surrounding areas.

In particular some of the areas guests are able to visit by staying at the farmhouse are: Acireale and the Aci (10 Km), baroque city located on a lava terrace overlooking the sea and famous thermal center, the Acireale Timpa , a natural reserve (8 Km), made of lava rocks overlooking the ocean, 7 kilometers long and entirely covered by vegetation, the natural reserve of the Cyclopes islands, the Riviera of the Cyclopes, Catania (26 Km), ancient city rich of interesting sites such as the Cathedral, the elephant fountain, the municipal palace, the university square, the Via Etnea, the Ursino Castle, the Via dei Crociferi etc; Taormina (25 Km), located on a hill overlooking the sea, famous for its landscape, its beaches, its archeological sites in particular the Greek Theatre that has been beautifully preserved; Mount Etna Park(18 Km); the ski lifts (35 km); the towns on Mount Etna, from 5 to 30 Km Milo, Linguaglossa, S.Alfio ( Castagno of 100 horses), Trecastagni, Nicolosi; a golf course (30 km); the Alcantara River Park(24 Km); the Simeto Oasis (30 Km); the Fiumefreddo Oasis (20 Km); Armerina Square (110 km); Siracusa (95 Km), Noto (115 km).

Among the beauties of the area the sea is definitely one of the most important. The coast line offers a variety of beaches, the closest one being a pebble beach located about 3 kilometers from the property (Praiola-Carrubba), and followed on the northern side by Fondachello (10 minutes by car), a very long pebble beach; going towards north, there is the sandy beach of Marina di Cottone.
On the southern part towards Catania, the coast line is characterized by lava stones and it took shaped during the course of the centuries by the friction between the lava and the sea water (Stazzo, S. Tecla, S. Maria La Scala, Acitrezza, Acicastello). Further south from Catania the beautiful Playa beach is located, with its fine and yellow sand.


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Available services

Swimming pool
Air conditioning
Pets allowed

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

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

Pets allowed

  • Dogs

Size/gender of dogs

  • Small (under 10 kg)
  • Medium (10 kg - 25 kg)
  • Large (25 kg - 45 kg)


  • Only well-behaved, supervised animals
Playground for children
Sport and leisure
  • Bike rental
  • Cooking classes
Typical products on sale
Disabled facilities
Credit cards welcome
Attractions and activities in the surrounding area
  • Theme Parks and Water Parks
  • Nature Reserves
  • Artistic and historical sites
  • Spa
Sport and activities in the surrounding area
  • Hiking
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Skiing (cross-country)
  • Shopping

Rooms and prices

Setting and surroundings
Activities and facilities
October 2017
The agriturismo is located in the middle of orange/lemon trees, with a view over the mountains on one side and the sea on the other. The hosts are very friendly and welcoming, and so are the dogs and cat on the property. The breakfast on the terrace is amazing. Only minuses are t... Read more
Stay: 10/2017
Traveller: Couples
Holiday: Romantic
Setting and surroundings
Activities and facilities
Reply from the host
Agriturismo San Leonardello answers

Hello thanks for you review.
We are happy that you will enjoy at our place
We only regret that at phone reservation you didn't understand the price well.
The portal is written from 35 per person, but refers to the low season and the rooms occupied by at least 3 people.
Thank you
All best
Lourdes Esparza
September 2017
We have enjoyed some wonderful days in this Sicilian agriturismo, in the fabulous apartment for four people. It is actually a large and cozy house with great views, a wonderful pool and a much needed tranquility in that part of Sicily. The breakfasts are delicious with local prod... Read more
Stay: 8/2017
Traveller: Families with children
Holiday: Artistic-cultural
Setting and surroundings
Activities and facilities
Roman Mittermayr
May 2014
Here you feel really comfortable from the start. The nice family owners are constantly taking care of the guests. Inspire the entire garden with lemon, orange and kumquat trees. The senior chief explains a everything about this citrus fruit. The friendly house dog "Lolo"... Read more
Stay: 5/2014
Traveller: Couples
Holiday: Relaxing
Setting and surroundings
Activities and facilities
  • On since 2008
  • Speak: Italian, English

Pleased to meet you, I am saria and I am 35 years old.

This is me and my sister, Vera

I have been doing this job for 18 years along with my family.

As well as we welcome the guests, we take care of the crops, we run the courses.

I decided to manage an agriturismo because to keep the family business alive

According to the guests, the best thing about our agriturismo is the food.


Agriturismo San Leonardello
Via Madonna della Libertà, 165, San Leonardello di Giarre 95014
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