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La Contea, Catania

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B&B/Hostel La Contea can be found in the town of GIARRE, which is less than 20 minutes from TAORMINA.
Bus and train connections from GIARRE link with TAORMINA throughout the day.

GIARRE is in the middle of one of the most stunning and beautiful tourist areas of all Sicily. Only 30 min. ride from Catania international airport, Giarre is a nice town at the foot of Mount ETNA, crossed by the SS114 road and served by A18 highway (Catania-Messina), only a few minutes away from the jonian sea and Ripostos turistic harbour.

Giarre is the ideal logistic base to go visit the beauty of Eastern Sicily: Taormina and Giardini Naxos (15 min), the Alcantara river gorges (20 min). the Cyclopes coast with Acitrezza, Acicastello, Acireale etc. (15 min), Etna mountain, the highest active volcano of Europe (20 min), Catania, second city of the island (30 min), Siracusa, the most important greek city of Italy, house of Archimede (1 hour), beside many unspoiled small villages of fishermen and mountain villages.

La Contea will welcome you in a eighteenth century building in the core of the historical centre, at the back of the Cathedral and of the main square. Our home recalls the atmosphere of grandmothers house. Even with the charm of tradition, you wont miss the comforts of your house : rooms are wide, bright, quiet, they are all endowed with bathroom, tv sat. and air conditioners. There also is a room equipped for customers with handicap problems. There is the possibility to park your car nearby the house in a little square.

Check in: 12:00 - 20:00
Check out: 11:00 AM

Please communicate EXACT arrival time as reception is not always open.

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