Agriturismo Duca di Castelmonte - Trapani, Trapani
Via Salvatore Motisi 3 - Xitta
91100 Trapani (Trapani)
Type: Farmhouse accommodation Geographical Location: Hill Accommodations:
n°7 Apartment . Total Guests 30
A few kilometers from Trapani, located in the upper part of western Sicily, resides a golden treasure of an ancient "baglio", a country residence of the Curatolo family since the eighteenth century.
The original barns, stalls and warehouses have been salvaged to become distinct guest lodgings, with country forniture; they overlook olive groves, citrus trees and century old pine trees.
Accommodations and Services in Agriturismo Duca di Castelmonte
For the time being, the farmstead has at its disposal 15 beds which have drawn again from the ancieut storehouses, livestocks and from the sharecroppers-houses. Every single flat has got a country-style furniture, nevertheless is provided with modern comforts. The little flats, which are indipendent-heated, accommodate from 2 to 6 people.
The whole farm is enjoyable for handicapped people. During your stay here, you can taste some peculiar Sicilian and Trapanese foodstuffs, skillfully cooked by our landlady.
The dukes of Castelmonte are still living in the "baglio". Here, among the other things, you can obtain every information about the places to visit, the things to do and the objects to buy inside and outside the estate.
The completion of the restructure of an other wing of the residence has allowed to carry to 30 the number of the bed places available.
Sport: Bowling green, Ping-Pong, Tennis
Wellness: Thermal baths nearby, Massages
Internal Services: Acces Internet, Air conditioning, Communal television, TV sat, Wifi, Heating, Daily cleaning, Final cleaning
Educational activities: Educational activities, Farming museum, Guided tour of the farm
Courses: Courses Cuisine, Courses Yoga
External services: Rental Bikes, Car park, Park, Tent sites, Plots for Camper
Experiences: Cycle tourism, Family & Children
The farmstead is about 5 km from trapani, a peninsular city which stands on the slopes of Monte S. Giuliano where, at the top, is Erice a medieval village of an extraordinary beauty. The Trapanese economy has always been grownded on searesources more than on land ones: our coral manufacturing is renowned.
Ferryboats and hydrofoils link up Trapani with the dry-land and with the isles of Favignana, Levanzo, Marettimo and Pantelleria. Segesta with its temple and its theatre, which date back, respectively, to the V (ex) and III in century b.C., is about 30 km from Trapani.
Strolling or cycling around the premises you will encounter the true family of "baglio" not only the family dogs and cats, but also the friendly geese, turkeys and peacocks.
Guests will be able to take full advantage of the available recreational sports such as football, volleyball and out door bowling and for the youngest their very own play area.
In the working farm they grow their own vegetables, citrus fruits and olives, which are then used to produce their classical tomato puree, fruit and vegetables preserves and oil, moreover they cook some typical dish using Sicilian traditional methods handed down the family.
Where we areThe northen coast develops in a long succession of seashores and cliffs which, from the pink shoreline of S. Vito Lo Capo, through the rock of Cala 'Mpisu and the stacks of Scopello, lead us across the wild-life reserve of Lo Zingaro and join our district of Trapani with that of Palermo.