ED Refnr. 216639
The holiday apartments are located on the outskirts of the village, surrounded by the homes of local people. Here you can learn at first hand how the fun-loving Sicilians really live. Fresh fish and vegetables are sold in the streets every morning. The nearest beach is approximately 600 m away and shops and restaurants are within easy walking distance. Balestrate, a cute little town with 5000 inhabitants, is situated 40km west of Palermo in the Gulf of Castellammare. The streets, lined with restaurants, bars and shops, pulsate with life day and night. The friendliness and openness of the locals, who are always willing to lend a helping hand, will make you feel at right at home.
Balestrate’s location directly on the coast and its yachting marina, make it ideal for motorsport and fishing and its long, fine sandy beaches andturquoise waters mean diving and surfing are very popular. Outside town, riding, tennis, hiking and cycling are offered in several locations. Art lovers will not want to miss the many churches in the area and the marketplaces in the various towns where local artists display their work.The landscape around Balestrate is characterized by olive groves, wheatfields and fields full of vegetables, citrus plantations and vineyards.
Scenery and Journey Balestrate is very central and is a very good starting point for visiting the sights and attractions of sicily Palermo (ca. 40 km) Normani cathedral, church San Cataldo and Matorana Theatre Poletiama Theatre Massimo Vucciria, famous market of Palermo Monreale (ca. 40 km) Normanen cathedral, cloister Segesta (ca. 40 km) Approx. 2500 years old Greek temples, hot springs and theatres (in the summer performances of operas) Lo Zingaro (ca.20 km) Protected area, in which a long moving path at the slope leads 10 km parallel to the coast Trapani (ca. 45 km) fishmarket, harbour, churches, saline Erice (ca. 45 km) Port, fish market, saltworks, baroque churches Selinunte (ca. 80 km) Archaeological area Agrigento (ca. 110 km) The valley of the temples Taormina (ca. 230 km) Teatro Greco with wonderful view of the Aetna
Extra costs :
Electricity: once per object included in price (Mandatory).
Heating: per object and week Costs amounting to 70 EUR (Mandatory).
Bed linen: per person and week available and included in price (Mandatory).
Towels: per person and week available and included in price (Mandatory).
Final cleaning: once per object Costs amounting to 40 EUR (Mandatory).