(Description of the locality)
PATTI is an ancient Sicilian town, well-known because of its handicraft ceramics, placed on the western Tyrrhenian coast of Sicily, 65 km away from Messina. In its surroundings beautiful beaches of sand alternate to rocky cliffs in one of the most attractive stretch of shore all around Sicily. Worth visiting are: the Norman Cathedral, the ruins of the Roman Villa with its precious mosaics, the museum of ceramics; Tyndaris, very ancient Roman-Greek town founded in 396 B.C. whose important archaeological site still keeps the original Greek Theatre, the Basilica, the thermal baths and the ruins of the ancient walls; the Natural Reserve of Tindari with its peculiar dunes of sand enclosing three salty water little lakes and also with its interesting marine caves reachable either on foot or by boot. Some of the most important happenings worth attending are: “la processione delle varette” (religious procession on the Holy Friday), “a fera” (the fair) Santa Febronia’s feast (patroness of the town) on the last week-end of July, “Tindari Estate” a prose, music, ballet review on stage in the suggestive Greek theatre of Tindari during the summer months July and August; Our Lady of Sorrows’ feast with its peculiar sea procession occurring on the second week-end of September. Interesting trips to: the Aeolian Islands (links from Milazzo all the year long and from Patti during the summer months), Tindari (interesting archaeological site with its theatre, its ruins of the ancient walls and its famous sanctuary of the Black Madonna) is 10 km away, Milazzo (Medieval castle, ancient hamlet, typical fish market) is 30 km away, Taormina is 100 km away, the Aetna is 130 km away, Catania is 150 km away, Cefalù is 110 km away, Palermo is 160 km away, Siracusa is 200 km away, Agrigento is 240 km away.
Casa degli Ulivi is a newly restored farmhouse divided in two independent comfortable apartments, placed inside a nice biologic farm - extending about 50 hectares - full of citrus fruit orchards and olive groves on the hills surrounding Patti. The house has got a beautiful pool (13.5 m x 6.50 m, deep from 1.20 m to 2.40 m).Very quiet, sunny and panoramic location with view to the valley below and to the Tyrrhenian Sea, pretty suitable for families with children. Inside the property stands the manor house and it is also possible to hire bicycles and buy typical farm products (oil, wine, vegetables and fruits). The lodgings are furnished with all comforts and good taste, have independent entry and a private outside space equipped with wrought iron and marble furnishings, outside shower and barbecue. Private parking. Common play-yard. Stove heating (extra price). Small size pets allowed. Grocer’s only 1 km away. Patti (shops, restaurants, banks, railway station) is 8 km away. Sandy beach is 7 km away.
- Heating Central
- View Hills
- Swimming pool