Surrounded by jasmine vines and ivy pergolas, Villa Diana welcomes you among secular flowers, plants and trees. Large rooms, frescoed ceilings and antique inlaid furniture characterize the ground floor. On the first floor there are four comfortable bedrooms all with bathroom.
Ideal place to enjoy the charm of an old Sicily and visit the Sicilian Baroque heritage of Unesco and the most important archaeological sites on the island.
The two-story villa with a large front courtyard is surrounded by greenery.
On the ground floor, a large living room with frescoed ceiling, a spacious dining room, a sitting area in which to rest, all furnished with bookcases and period furniture. The new and airy steel kitchen, where cooking together, is the only modern note within a classic style.
On the first floor, four bedrooms, three with en-suite bathrooms and a fourth with an external private bathroom. The blue room, furnished with 1930s furniture, has a double bed and the possibility of an extra bed. The red room has a double bed that can be split into two singles and the possibility of two extra beds. The yellow room has a double bed. The green room has a double bed that can be split into two singles.
Outside the villa, two terraces, one on the front and one on the back, are furnished with iron tables, wicker armchairs, comfortable chairs and umbrellas. In the courtyard in front of the villa, a large wooden table and a barbecue guarantee pleasant summer dinners under the stars. In the shade of the pine forest, hammocks allow you to rest even in the hottest hours.
Caltagirone, in the heart of Sicily, allows you to quickly reach many of the most attractive places in the region. Close to places of cultural interest, such as Piazza Armerina, the Etna volcano, the Baroque of Ragusa, but also to the beach of Scoglitti.
Caltagirone, famous for the ceramics that decorate a large part of the historic center, is known for the staircase of Santa Maria del Monte whose 142 steps connect the upper and lower cities. At the end of July the appointment is with the feast of the patron Saint James. On this occasion, the staircase is decorated with thousands of candles ready to form spectacular designs, different every year.
The historic center can be easily reached on foot (about 15 minutes) but it is preferable to have a car to visit the surroundings.
Just two minutes on foot you can reach Giardino di Bacco, a restaurant / pizzeria immersed in a pine forest, perfect for a summer dinner based on Mediterranean flavors.
One of the best pastry shops in the city, Scivoli, is just a 20-minute walk away. Here you can taste many sweet Calatini, suitable for those looking for a traditional breakfast.
The best restaurant in Caltagirone, Coria, is about 3 km (5 min by car) from Villa Diana. Winner of a Michelin star and numerous other awards, it guarantees a typically Sicilian but at the same time very modern cuisine.Get the full listing »