Casa Montalbano
Holiday house in Sicily

The village Montalbano – one of the most beautiful villages in Italy – gave Casa Montalbano its name. It has no relation to Commissario Montalbano but we are sure he would like it here. The renovated typical Sicilian stone house is suitable for up to 4 people and ideal for hikers and tourists interested in culture. 

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Montalbano Elicona, Messina, Sicily, Italy

▻ Holiday house with sea view for your holidays in Sicily

Journey there:

Airport Fontanarossa (Catania) – 106km

Airport dello stretto T. Minniti (Reggio di Calabria) – 90km

Airport Punta Raisi ”Falcone Borsellino” (Palermo) – 160km

From Palermo: Motorway A20 Messina – Palermo; Exit Falcone

Take the country road 18km in the direction of Montalbano, go past Belvedere, Basicò and Toscano.

From Catania: Motorway A18 till Fiumefreddo. Take the country road via Linguaglossa, Randazzo, Santa Domenica Vittoria. At the crossways in Favoscuro follow the signs to Montalbano.

Here are the information for your GPS

  • Latidude: 38.023618990399
  • Longitude: 15.012302398682

Nicely renovated and comfortably equipped stone house with a fantastic view in a historic mountain village

The village Monatalbano Elicona (2.400 inhabitants) was awarded the title as one of the 100 most beautiful villages in Italy. It is situated in a wonderful surrounding and gave Casa Monatalbano its name. It has no relation at all to Commissario Montalbano but we are sure he would like it here.

The renovated typical Sicilian stone house is suitable for up to 4 people and ideal for hikers and tourists interested in culture. 

Parquet, antique furniture, wooden beams and stone walls create a very cosy atmosphere.

Casa Monatalbano consists of one bedroom with double bed, one bedroom with single bed, a bathroom with shower and a living room with open-plan brickwork kitchen. The wood stove keeps you warm even in winter.

 

Situated in an altitude of 908m this stone house in the centre of Montalbano guarantees a pleasant stay even during the hottest summer months. It is ca.18km to the sandy beaches (25 minutes driving time). Many worthwhile destinations and hiking trails are nearby and reachable within short time. The neighbouring places Basicò, Falcone, Floresta, Francavilla di Sicilia, Librizzi, Malvagna, Oliveri, Patti, Raccuja, Roccella Valdemone, San Piero Patti, Santa Domenica Vittoria and Tripi are worth a visit, too. 

For hikers the wonderful mountains in the immediate vicinity are a little paradise. The hiking trails begin directly at your front door. 

Topography

Montalbano Elicona is situated 80km Southwest of Messina in an altitude of 908m above sea level in a charming mountainous landscape. It is a place full of history. The inhabitants mainly farm and breed cattle. They produce the cheese Caciocavallo. Furthermore there are mineral water resources.

Kulturell interessierte Urlauber, Wanderer oder Mountainbiker finden hier einen optimalen Standort für Ausflüge in alle Himmelsrichtungen. Die nächsten Sandstrände sind ca. 18-20 km entfernt. Das "Laghetti di Marinello" - ein Naturschutzgebiet und schönster Sandstrand Siziliens ist z.B. nur 18 km entfernt. Auch die Strände von Mongiove oder Capo d'Orlando erreichen Sie in weniger als 30 Minuten Fahrtzeit. Nach Taormina oder zum Etna sind es 45-50 Minuten Fahrtzeit durch atemberaubende Landschaften.

For tourists who are interested in culture as well as for hikers or mountain bikers Montalbano is the perfect position for trips to all directions. It is ca. 18 – 20km to the nearest sandy beaches.  The „Laghetti di Marinello“– a Nature Reserve and Sicily`s most beautiful beach – is only 18km away. The beaches of Mongiove or Capo d`Orlando you reach in less than 30 minutes driving time. To the Etna or Taormina it takes 45 – 50 minutes by car driving through a breathtaking landscape.

The village itself offers everything you need for easygoing holidays. Restaurants, bars and shops as well as a supermarket are in a walking distance of just some minutes. Especially in August numerous Italian visitors come to Montalbano-Elicona. Otherwise it is a charming, quiet and typical Sicilian mountain village.

Sights in Montalbano- Elicona:

 

Besides several museums there is a castle dating back to the 14th century in Monatalbano. Frederic II of Aragon used to live here. Worth seeing are the churches Santa Caterina dating back to the 14th century and the baroque church San Nicola di Bari.

Price for 2 person per week

  • Valid per property and week. At a minimum occupancy of 2 persons.
  • Surcharge per additional person €70.00 per week.

1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018

Period of travel - Peak season

€540.00

1. Week incl. final cleaning

€490.00

2. Week excl. final cleaning

7 Nights

Minimum stay

1 Sep 2018 - 15 Oct 2018

Period of travel - Mid season

€440.00

1. Week incl. final cleaning

€390.00

2. Week excl. final cleaning

7 Nights

Minimum stay

15 Oct 2018 - 1 Jan 2019

Period of travel - Off season

€370.00

1. Week incl. final cleaning

€320.00

2. Week excl. final cleaning

7 Nights

Minimum stay

Additional costs

  • Final cleaning: €50.00 one time
  • Deposit: €150.00  
  • Electricity: €0.30 per KWh
  • Water:  inclusive
  • Gas:  inclusive
  • Air conditioner:  inclusive
  • Heating costs:  inclusive
  • Extra bed: €50.00 per week
  • Bed linen / towels: €20.00 per person/week
  • Cot: €30.00 per week
  • Pet: €30.00 per week
  • Firewood: €6.00 per box

The rental fees are for two persons per week. Each additional person is 70€ per week on top.