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Total rating of Castel di Tusa

4.2 out of 5 (30 Customer reviews)
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This is what holiday rental customers wrote about Castel di Tusa 

  • 4.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 25/10/2016, travel period: October 2016

    “Cute, small, sleepy village. Very beautiful rocks by the sea.”

    This review has been given for property no. 487124 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 5.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 21/10/2016, travel period: October 2016

    “Total nice Sicilian, beautiful seaside scenery. Supermarket has closed on Wednesdays and from 13 to 16:30. Cefalu, 22 km towards Palermo, is a great Sicilian seaside town and invites you to stroll, in San Stephane, 10 km toward Messina, you can purchase beautiful pottery.

    Difficult are the narrow streets, especially combined with the chaotic way in which the Sicilians, problematic is the everlasting smell of exhaust gases. If you want to eat out, the restaurants between 15 and 18:30 o'clock have closed. Besides pizza everything is very expensive. I paid 9 euros for 10 Ravioli and was not satisfied.”

    This review has been given for property no. 610159 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 4.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 13/07/2016, travel period: June 2016

    “The place has plenty of places, a small harbor and shopping market. The real life on the streets and the public places begins in the evening, a small ice cream shop at the entrance is present, the ice cream is delicious. The prices in the restaurants are not overpriced, the price-performance ratio (large pizza 8-10 euros).

    To explore the region, you need in any case a car. There is also a train from Tusa Palermo, excursions there is enough. To the beach you should take in any case closed slippers to easily get into the water (stone beach).”

    This review has been given for property no. 936523 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 4.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 26/02/2016, travel period: July 2015

    “Not overrun by tourists. Restaurants, cafes and ice cream parlors are available. There is also a supermarket where you can stock up with the necessities. A quiet village.”

    This review has been given for property no. 610159 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 4.0 out of 5
    atraveo customer Alberto wrote
    on 15/09/2015, travel period: August 2015

    “Castel di Tusa is a small, quiet but typical village. It has a nice (albeit pebble) beach. There are several restaurants and the landlord has an excellent ice cream parlor where you have the best ice cream (and other treats such as cannelloni, macaroons and vibrios) can eat in Italy. The village is not very touristy, but it definitely has its charm. Conveniently, the station is 200 meters away from where you comfortably to include Cefalu, Messina or Palermo can go. The area is surrounded by parklands. The Madonie Mountains are highly recommended.”

    This review has been given for property no. 610159 The review of the location has been automatically translated from Dutch. Back to the original language

This is how holiday rental owners described Castel di Tusa

Castel di Tusa is the gateway to one of the most beautiful parts of Sicily: the Valle Halaesa.
This beautiful village welcomes you with the charm of its natural scenic beauty, as close to 4 km along the SP for Tusa (Mountain) are the ruins of the ancient city of ...
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Halaesa, during a trip to art and to discover its ancient origins, and also wins you with the warmth of its people.
Castel di Tusa is located between two of the most important Sicilian town: 22 km from Cefalù,, renowned tourist destination full of beauty and history, as the city is distinguished by its typically medieval footprint in fact built on a headland dominated by a overhanging cliff retaining its ancient appearance, and 10 km from Santo Stefano di Camastra better known as "the land of ceramics. " A small but very characteristic, unique in its kind where you can see everywhere you turn: vases, plates, tiles, wall lamps, mosaics, souvenirs, all made in the refined and colorful ceramic stefanenze.
Around Catsel Tusa you can see the path of art: "La Fiumara d’Arte ", along which you can see various works of art by famous artists, commissioned by the patron, Antonio Presti, known throughout the world and the subject of discussion on all media in the last 25 years
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Sicilian holiday home vacation

Sicily is one of Italy’s most charming and popular travel destinations. The Mediterranean’s largest island is diverse, offers beautiful beaches and great little cities but also space for exciting cultural discoveries and excursions. A holiday home is the perfect way to discover the charms of Sicily. atraveo offer for Sicily comprises of more than 1,800 holiday apartments and more than 850 holiday houses. Here you can enjoy a tranquil atmosphere in a beautiful surrounding. Many of the holiday apartments and houses are situated near a beach and offer a private pool. This gives you the option of a swim in private atmosphere which hotels in popular tourist destinations cannot offer you. With atraveo you can choose between a holiday on a typical Sicilian country estate with organic farming and horse riding, a luxurious villa or a comfortable holiday apartment in one of the coastal towns such as Taormina or the capital Palermo. Just be inspired by the huge offer and look for your dream holiday home for your next vacation on Sicily.

Typical Sicily: Fuming volcanoes and the blue sea

In order to discover the diversity of Sicily you can rent a car and go on discovery tour by yourself or alternatively opt for a coach trip with tour guide. The volcano Mount Etna in the north of Sicily is with its frequent small eruptions Europe’s highest and most active volcano as well as the island’s most renowned sight. Furthermore it can even be ascended with experienced guides. An experience no holiday maker on Sicily should miss. Next to Mount Etna also Mount Stromboli carries its own fascination. The volcano is situated on the small same named island which is part of the Aeolian Islands and is permanently active. In irregular but short intervals there are smaller eruptions which offer a quite spectacular and breathtaking sight especially at dusk.

You can discover the sea not only from Sicily’s beaches relaxed during a great beach vacation but also in an active way on boat trips or diving. Off Sicily there are still some larger coral reefs and a large variety of fish that are at home in their original underwater habitat.

Discover Sicily's towns from a holiday home

On Sicily one can discover many lovely cities and small villages. Always worth a trip is the city Taormina, which can proudly look back on many famous visitors. Oscar Wilde, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich and Cary Grant are just few of those who treasured the charm of this city with its many typical Sicilian restaurants and shopping options. The Villa del Casale, UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site, with its beautiful mosaics and other impressive Roman ruins are popular cultural tourist attractions. Also worth a visit is the city Palermo with its cathedral and pretty squares and parks as well as the famous catacombs of the Capuchin monastery. Further interesting cities on Sicily with many tourist attractions include Catania, Messina, Ragusa, Trapani, Agrigento and Syrakus.

Sicily's culinary specialities

Sicily’s cuisine is as diverse as the island itself. The history of Sicily’s ice cream dates back to the Roman Age. According to tradition it was invented at the foot of Mount Etna when sweet beverages that came from Arabia to the island were mixed with the ice of the volcano’s peak. The result was a sweet delicacy. Respectively the range of ice cream creations which can be enjoyed in the hot summer climate of the island is delicious and diverse.

Also Sicilian pastries are known to be delicious. Great wines are grown on Sicily, as well as figs, tangerines, mulberries, peaches, apricots, melons and many more which can be bought fresh at the regional markets.

Enjoying the Mediterranean climate

The climate on Sicily is primarily mild and sunny. During winter the temperature seldom drops below zero degrees. The most popular tourist season is due to the often very hot and dry summer the springtime, especially April and May, and the late summer between September and the beginning of November. Usually the temperatures in the heartland are lower as the regions are at a higher altitude than the coastal areas.  

By plane to Sicily

You either travel by plane or with your car to your holiday home vacation on Sicily. International airports with regular flights are available to Palermo, Catania and Trapani. Whilst on the island it is recommended to hire a car in order to reach the holiday home easily and to explore the region. Alternatively most of the larger holiday resorts – especially those close to the sea – are usually quite well connected to public transport.

Journey with the car and ferry to to the holiday apartment on Sicily

Those who want to travel with their own car can either drive down to southern Italy in two to three days or shorten the journey by combining it with booking a passage on a ship. Those who drive the whole route will have to take the ferry in the south of Calabria from San Giovanni to Messina which connects the mainland with Sicily in just 30 minutes. Alternatively you could choose a night ferry instead of the long drive through Italy which runs from the north Italian port Livorno or Genoa to Palermo and Catania.

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  • Property no. 620403
    from GBP 383
    for 1 week

    Castel di Tusa, Sicily (North coast of Sicily)

    Holiday apartment for max. 2 adults + 1 child

    Approx. 50 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, washing machine, beach approx. 200 m
  • Property no. 936523
    from GBP 336
    for 1 week

    Castel di Tusa, Sicily (North coast of Sicily)

    Holiday apartment for max. 2 persons

    Approx. 40 m², 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, beach approx. 2 km, sea approx. 300 m,
    5.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
  • Property no. 771638
    from GBP 273
    for 1 week

    Castel di Tusa, Sicily (North coast of Sicily)

    Holiday apartment for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 77 m², 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, satellite TV, sandy beach approx. 200 m
  • Property no. 771639
    from GBP 347
    for 1 week

    Castel di Tusa, Sicily (North coast of Sicily)

    Holiday apartment for max. 5 persons

    Approx. 60 m², 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, washing machine, shingle beach approx. 30 m
    1.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
  • Property no. 1305324
    from GBP 410
    for 1 week

    Castel di Tusa, Sicily (North coast of Sicily)

    Holiday apartment for max. 2 adults + 2 children

    Approx. 55 m², 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, Internet, washing machine, non-smoking property, beach approx. 300 m