Val di Noto.
Where the history, gastronomy and beauty
HAVE HAD FERTIL LAND.
The farmhouse Leone is situated in an extraordinary territory which encloses the most typical personality of the Sicialian land, with environmental and cultural peculiarities unique in the world. In fact, there are 10 Unesco sites.
Spectacular scenes and localities, moulded by the cultures that crossed them throughout millennia, and by the forces of the earth and the volcano. Here, the time stopped at the age of the baroque old: an incomparable architectonic uniformity, result of illuminated reconstructions which followed the imposing seismic events of the end of the XVIIth century. Authentic jewels like Noto, Ortigia, Palazzolo Acreide, Ragusa Ibla, Modica, Scicli, Caltagirone, Catania.
Authentic archeological pearls like Pantalica, the monumental Greek -Roman remains of Siracusa, la Villa Romana del Tellaro. And wildlife reserves, panoramas and coasts of tempting beauty: Vendicari, la Valle dell’Anapo, Cavagrande, Etna Park ; the Ionic coast with fine sandy beaches Noto Marina, Fontane Bianche, S. Lorenzo, Isola delle Correnti; wonderful inlets like Cala Mosche; old fishermen villages, like Marzamemi e Portopalo di Capopassero.
It is a volcanic earth, fertile and versatile where wine prevails: Nero d’Avola, Cerasuolo di Vittoria, Nerello mascalese, Moscato di Noto and Siracusa, Insolia. And food specialities: sweet ciliegino (cherry tomato) of Pachino, iblei oil, almonds of Avola and Noto, caciocavallo (cheese) and the famous provola (cheese) from Ragusa, rosoli (liqueurs)
From our farmhouse you can easily reach Etna, Taormina, le Gole dell’Alcantara, Piazza Armerina and Agrigento and make use of our transfer service (to and from the airport or railway station). According to your needs and predilections you will be able to choose full day or half day excursions: relaxing hikes, wine and food or cultural excursions.