The house is immersed in the medieval heart of the village of Polizzi Generosa, and is an excellent starting point for both those who want to discover the art and history of Polizzi Generosa and the other countries of Madonie, and for those looking for a "base" for Summer mountain hiking or skiing in winter. It is finely furnished, complete with everything and suitable for families and groups of friends. The apartment has been renovated a decade ago. Choosing the type of renovation reflects the will to keep styles and decorative elements typical of the Madonie. The decor completes the picture, creating a cozy and elegant, beautiful and functional environment.
Me and my family will be at full disposal of guests, when they so request, from reception to their departure.
We will not save you tips and information that will help you with the type of travel experience they will want to have. Inside the apartment, we will make available the paper material on the Natural Park and the Madonie country.
The neighborhood where the house is located is the earliest settlement of the current Generous Polizzi. Here you can see the traces of the passage of the various peoples who have crossed Sicily: within a few meters you will find the church of San Nicolò de Franchis (built by the Normans), the Mosque Alley (where the synagogue stood), the convent and the Church of the Benedictine nuns, a Greek / Byzantine foundation. And again, the courtyards of the giudecca (the habitation space typical of the Jewish families), the garden of patrician houses, and via Carlo V.
This is the ideal place for those who are passionate about the history of European and Mediterranean civilizations.
The country is served by two daily races of the Sais Autolinee arriving from Palermo, and two departing for Palermo. In any case, it is advisable to arrive by car (or by other means) to visit the surroundings. A few dozen meters from the entrance to the house there is a large parking lot. Polizzi is a 40-minute drive away from Cefalù. All the territory and countries of the Madonie are worth a visit: Petralia Sottana, Petralia Soprana, Gangi, Geraci Siculo, Castelbuono and so on.
The house is in the middle of the oldest village of Polizzi Generosa. This is a perfect starting point for those who are interested in the art and history of Sicily and in particular of its inland areas, as well as for those with passion for the mountain.
The apartment has been refurbished for decade ago; The choice of the type of renovation reflects the will to maintain styles and decorative elements typical of Madonie area. The decoration completes the picture, creating a cozy and elegant, beautiful and functional ambience.
My family and I are at the disposal of our guests, at any time, from their reception until their departure, when requested. We will not spare the advice and information that will help guests in the kind of experience of discovering the places they would like to make. There is also material available on the Park and the Madonie nature park in the apartment.
The neighborhood represents the oldest settlement of the actual village of Polizzi Generosa. Here, all the people who have dominated Sicily over their history have left some tracks of their passage: in few meters you can find the church of San Nicolò de Franchis (built by the Normans), Vicolo Moschea (where once the synagogue was- mezquita in old Jewish), the church and the monastery of Benedictine sisters (formerly of Greek / Byzantine rite. And still: the courtyard is typical of Jewish families in Polizzi, the hanging garden of noble families building, Carlo V street and so on ... everything here is a sign of the Mediterranean past. For all these reasons this is the right place for who wants to discover the history of Sicily and Mediterranean civilizations.
The village is served by two daily races of the Sais Autolinee arriving from Palermo, and two departing for Palermo. However, it is advisable to have a car to move around or to discover the nature of the Madonie. There is a large parking lot near the house. The village is 40 min away from Cefalù, by car. All around Polizzi there are plenty of other villages that deserve a tour such as Gangi, Petralia Sottana, Petralia Soprana, Geraci Siculo, Castelbuono. The Madonie Natural Park is amazing and unique for biodiversity and landscapes as well.