Castello di Falconara
- Magnificent castle located on a cliff above one of the best Sicilian beaches
- The villa enjoys a direct private access to the beach
- Ideal for a large group of friends or for a family vacation
- Palermo Airport 212km-131miles
- Trapani Airport 230km-142 miles
- Catania Airport 118km-73,32miles
- Car recommended
- Lower Floor: 6 double bedrooms
- Lower Floor: 2 single bedrooms
- Lower Floor: 1 twin bedroom
- Upper Floor: 6 double bedrooms
- Upper Floor: 1 twin bedroom
- Upper Floor: all bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms
- Lower Floor: guest bathroom
If you are looking for a dwelling full of history, situated on a cliff above one of the best beaches in the south of Sicily, Falconara Castle is the place perfect for you.
Placed in Butera in the province of Caltanissetta, Falconara Castle is a historical house of the fourteenth century, and it is one of the most prestigious and sumptuous castles built on the island. In addition to the vast beaches situated in the area around Butera, there are different attractions that you cannot miss in the area near your holiday accommodation, for example, the Butera Castle and the Mother Church. Less than an hour driving, you can find the city of Caltanissetta, a must-visit destination, where you can admire the historical city centre and taste the delicatessen typical of the place.
The construction is surrounded by a vast park full of palm trees and typical Sicilian vegetation. Outside the house rises a large garden, equipped with a natural swimming pool with the shape of a lake.
The dwelling interior is subdivided into two independent floors linked by a majestic staircase.
The ground floor comprises six saloons, two dining rooms, a guests’ bathroom, five double bedrooms, one single bedroom and one twin bedroom. On the same floor, a suite split into two bedrooms is present, one of which is a double bedroom while the other is a single one, both with an ensuite bathroom and enriched by a private saloon.
The upper floor has been recently refurbished, and it has seven luxurious bedrooms, six of which are double bedrooms, while the seventh is a twin one, all of them with an ensuite bathroom. On the same floor is located a large saloon and a beautiful terrace.
The Falconara Castle has direct access to the beach of Butera through the garden or a stair placed inside the castle. Moreover, at the park entrance rises the Falconara Resort, where you can pay to take advantage of their beauty centre and tennis fields.
There will be a person sleeping in the facility. Pets are not allowed. Parties and/or Events are not allowed.
Breakfast included (traditional products). Daily cleaning and room makeover are included in the price.
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