Agriturismo Viola nel Parco

Strada Provinciale Fornazzo Linguaglossa, 26, 95016 Mascali (Catania)


In brief

  • Type: Bedroom (4), Flat (1),
  • Guests: 19
  • Map: Mountain
  • Type of accommodation: Room only, Bed & Breakfast

The agriturismo

The farmhouse, the result of an intervention of redevelopment of existing buildings, is located within the Park of Etna .

The philosophy of eco-sustainability is followed, moreoverour company is an organic farm.

Viola Nel Parco is located in Sant'Alfio, a few km from the Chestnut Hundred Horses, the oldest chestnut tree in the world, 31 km from Catania, 16 km from Taormina and 34 km from the nearest airport of Catania-Fontanarossa.

The accommodation

The structure is surrounded by the woods of Etna and its privileged position allows visitors to have an excellent view of Etna. Viola nel Parco is located a few kilometers from the main nature trails and Rifugio Citelli and Piano Provenzana.

The farmhouse has ten beds, distributed between an apartment (with kitchenette) and four independent rooms that overlook a courtyard.

All accommodations have a private bathroom, heating, sheets and towels, courtesy kit and free WiFi access.

Guests can have access to all common spaces both outdoors and indoors, such as the small library with relaxation area.
Breakfast is based on local products and only by reservation it is possible to use the restaurant

There is also an in-ground salt-water swimming pool and all guests have access to sun loungers and deck chairs.

Activities and surrounding

The guests of the Viola nel Parco farmhouse can choose among different types of tourist, naturalistic, food and wine and sport activities.

It is possible to explore and learn about the Etna Park with organized excursions, and to admire all its typical varieties of apples and cherries by visiting the two garden-museums of the agriturismo.

The property is also included in the BikersHotel and Albergabici databases, two TOP services for cyclists and motorcyclists who need a comfortable overnight stay during their journey.

In just 15 minutes you can reach the sea, the ski fields and the base point for excursions to the Crater, while moving for a few tens of km you can visit Taormina , Catania andSyracuse, not far away are also Acireale and the suggestive Timpa reserve as well as Acitrezza and theProtected Marine Area Isola dei Ciclopi. Catania airport is 40 minutes away.


Available services

Swimming pool
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
  • Cats

Size/gender of dogs

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

Allowed in

  • Accommodation
  • Restaurant
  • Public areas


  • Only well-behaved, supervised animals


  • Bowls for food and water
Playground for children
Sport and leisure
  • Bike rental
Typical products on sale
Disabled facilities
Credit cards welcome
Attractions and activities in the surrounding area
  • Theme Parks and Water Parks
  • Nature Reserves
  • Museums and galleries
  • Artistic and historical sites
  • Spa
Sport and activities in the surrounding area
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding
  • Diving
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Skiing (downhill)
  • Skiing (cross-country)
  • Shopping

Rooms and prices

Setting and surroundings
Activities and facilities
July 2018
At the foot of Etna, a comfortable stay in a typical cottage and run by a caring owner with his hosts. The setting is conducive to relaxation, rest and return to the source of a simple life. Beautiful walks and discoveries around the village and of course the possibility of excur... Read more
Stay: 4/2018
Traveller: Families with children
Holiday: Children welcome
Setting and surroundings
Activities and facilities
Reply from the host
Agriturismo Viola nel Parco answers
Thanks Caroline for the appreciation, I had the pleasure to meet you and I hope to meet you again in Viola in the Serafina park
(Translated with Google Translate)
May 2018
This is a wonderful place to stay, in a beautiful setting where there is peace and quiet near Mt. Etna. Serafina is incredibly warm and kind as a host - she greeted us with a quick drink and a tour of her herb garden. The room was spotlessly clean and very cozy. There is a common... Read more
Stay: 5/2018
Traveller: Couples
Holiday: Artistic-cultural
Setting and surroundings
Activities and facilities
Reply from the host
Agriturismo Viola nel Parco answers
Thanks Sophie for the appreciation, I had the pleasure to meet you and I hope to meet you again Serafina
(Translated with Google Translate)
April 2018
We were with the family during the Easter weekend, Mrs. Serafina welcomed us, a person of rare kindness and courtesy, it seems almost to find a distant relative. The structure is brand new, all very clean. With night-time temperatures almost to zero, the rooms were warm and welco... Read more
Stay: 4/2018
  • On since 2017
  • Speak: Italian, English, French

Hi, my name is Alfio and I am 41 years old.

This is me and my family, Serafina , Andrea , Saro

I have been working here for 2 years along with my family.

As well as we welcome the guests, we are responsible for communication, we take care of the crops.

I decided to manage an agriturismo because to pursue a passion

Our guests especially like the warm family welcome.


Agriturismo Viola nel Parco
Strada Provinciale Fornazzo Linguaglossa, 26, 95016
Mascali (Catania) Print directions from host
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