CONTE RUGGERO OVERLOOKING THE TOWN is on the second floor of a historic Art Nouveau building constructed in1938 but recently renovated.
As you enter the apartment you see the living/dining room adjoining with the kitchen.
The hallway leads to a spacious bathroom with tub. Farther down the hallway are two bedrooms each with a double bed.
There is free WIFI access.
There is parking in the courtyard.
The apartment is less than 2 km to the nearest beach 'FONDACHELLO'.
Bakeries (panifici), pastry shops (pasticcerie), ice cream parlors (gelaterie), snack bars (tavola calda), supermarkets (supermercati), the bank (la banca), the post office (ufficio postale), the church (la chiesa), the pharmacies (le farmacie), the playground (il parco gioco) and the town square (la piazza) are all within walking distance.
Mascali is surrounded by many known tourist spots like Mt. Etna, Taormina, the castle of Calatabiano, il Castello degli Schiavi, the gorge of Alcantara, the baroque cities of Acireale, Catania and Siracusa, just to mention a few.
Thanks to Mt Etna, fruit trees and orchards are abundant in this fertile land. Lemon and orange plantations and vineyards cover the hillslide down the volcanic slopes.
Don't miss more nearby attractions like:
GIARRE, a nearby town ideal for a shopping spree down Corso Italia and along via Callipoli;
CONFORAMA, a commercial center on SS114; other malls of Catania are PORTE di CATANIA, ETNAPOLIS, and CENTRO SICILIA.
A great way of visitng the surrounding towns around ETNA would be to take a ride on the FERROVIA CIRCUMETNEA (the 'Railway around the Etna');
RIPOSTO, known for its fresh fish market;
go and see the PORTO dell'ETNA, the harbor.Enjoy the stunning view over a Sicilian meal, this is also a great place to try the famous Sicilian sherbet 'granita' for breakfast;
visit GURNA, an extraordinary Natural Reserve within the territory of MASCALI and FIUMEFREDDO;
the vineyards of SANTA VENERINA, SANT'ALFIO, MILO, LINGUAGLOSSA, excellent wine producing towns;
within less than 30 minutes of pleasant driving is IL PICCIOLO, a 18 hole golf course;
Farther up on ETNA's northern side is PIANA PROVENZANA, from where one can join a S.T.A.R. excursion on a jeep up till the crater.
As for night life, TAORMINA, CASTELMOLA, GIARDINI-NAXOS, ACIREALE and CATANIA are all excellent for fine dining,pubs, bars, night clubs and discotheques. You name it, we've got it.Get the full listing »