Trecastagni, located in the Catania region of Sicily, is a wonderful choice for a breakaway. With numerous activities, interesting attractions and wonderful food, there is much for visitors of the area to do and see. A holiday rental home in Trecastagni will put you close to all of the most popular attractions whilst providing you with all of the comforts of home.
The mild weather in Trecastagni allows for many outdoor sports throughout the entire year. Those on holiday to Trecastagni enjoy mountain climbing, trekking, golf and exploring the beautiful countryside. The beaches are another source of leisure for those on holiday to the area. Swimming, fishing, boating and sunning on the beach are all popular activities. Of course, any holiday to Italy must include sampling of local food and wine. Partake of freshly made pasta dishes and fabulous desserts.
There are a number of interesting attractions in and near Trecastagni. Ancient castles dot the landscape. In the Catania region of Sicily, where Trecastagni is located, the castles include Adrano, Aci and Palerno. There are also many museums including the Nubia Salt Museum in Trapani. The building that houses this museum is actually a 300 year old “salt working house”. The Museum of Folk Art gives visitors a glimpse into the Sicily of hundreds of years ago. Take a look at a Sicilian cart, once a method of transportation. Visitors can also see the recreated workshops of local craftsmen such as a stonemason, tailor, cabinet maker and many others. One of the most unique museums can be found in Palermo. The Palermo Marionette Museum is home to more than 3500 examples of puppets as well as exhibits about the importance of the art of marionette in the region.
The weather in Trecastagni is mild all year long. Whilst there are some cold spells during the winter months, the weather in Trecastagni never gets as cold as in other parts of the country. The average summer lows are between 17 and 19 degrees. The summer highs average between 31 and 32 degrees. During the spring it cools down a bit with average low temperatures of between 12 and 16 degrees and average high temperatures of between 20 and 24 degrees. The winter months usher in even cooler weather with average low temperatures of between 5 and 7 degrees and average high temperatures of between 16 and 17 degrees. There is some rain each month with the most occurring during the winter and the least during the summer months.
The closest airport to Trecastagni is Catania (CAT), which is 20 km away. The nearest train is Acireale, which is 9 km from Trecastagni. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.