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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Castelbuono, Italy your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a vacation in the sun combined with areas of great historic interest will find Castelbuono a great place to stay. This historic town is located in the province of Palermo on the island of Sicily, which lies south of the Italian mainland. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments and campsites.

Things to do on holiday to Castelbuono, Italy

Located 20 kilometres inland, Castelbuono has a wonderful landscape of mountains and valleys ideal for hiking. A short drive takes holidaymakers to the nearest beach at Santa Maria, which is narrow and pebbly or Finale di Pollina. There are many beaches on the north coast where visitors can enjoy sunbathing or water activities such as swimming, water skiing, sailing, surfing and snorkelling.

There are a few golf clubs in Sicily including a course at Palermo on the north coast of the island. Various boat trips are available from Palermo taking passengers around the island coat or to Genoa on the mainland. Fishing trips can also be arranged from the north and east coasts of Sicily.

There are a handful of restaurants and cafes in and around the town offering traditional Sicilian fare. A 30 minute drive further west on the north coast of Sicily visitors will find Cefalu, which has a larger selection of eateries as well as shops. There are a couple of clubs and discos in Cefalu.

Places to visit on holiday to Castelbuono, Italy

There are a number of interesting places to visit in the region including historic buildings such as the castle in Castelbuono. Another point of interest in the town is the underground dungeons and a tunnel that leads to the Church of San Francesco. The island has many parks and nature reserves that are well worth a visit including Favorita and Mount Pellegrino on the edge of Palermo.

A trip to Mount Etna is highly recommended with numerous coach tours on the island with jeeps taking visitors to the sulphuric peak. Alcantara gorge was formed as a result of an Etna eruption and visitors will see the impressive layers of basalt rock by climbing down the gorge.

Weather in Castelbuono, Italy

The warmest and driest time of the year to visit Castelbuono is generally July and August when the average high temperature is approximately 26 to 27 degrees centigrade. June and September are also warm months but September is much more susceptible to wet weather. October and November are the wettest months with an average of 95 to 98mm of rain per month.

Travel to Castelbuono, Italy

Aeroporto Falcone Borsellino is in Punta Raisa, which is 30 kilometres from Palermo. The airport has flights to and from domestic and major European cities such as Brussels, Barcelona, London-Gatwick, Paris and Munich as well as numerous cities on the Italian mainland. Car hire firms such as Avis, Holiday, Maggiore, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty, Sixt and Easycar are located at the airport. Taxis are also available outside the terminal building. Aeroporto Falcone Borsellino is approximately 120 kilometres along the north coast from Castelbuono.

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Castelbuono Holiday Apartments & Villas (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

What a find!

5 of 5
This is our fourth trip to Cefalu and our fourth apartment. What a find! The owners were extremely kind and helpful, meeting us and showing us around the apartment as has been described in other reviews. Everything was impeccably clean and - for the first time ever- we were given a change of bedding and towels after the first week - much appreciated. We were so comfortable and secluded that we rarely ventured out to eat. With stunning views, sunsets and cool breezes we were more than happy to eat on our terrace. (Having said that, Cefalu has many lovely places to eat). We can only endorse everything that has already been said and have no hesitation in recommending it to others. However, if steep steps or low ceilings prove an issue, you may want to consider somewhere else.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Beautiful peaceful villa close to a lovely beach

5 of 5
We had one week at the villa with our Son and his girlfriend. The Villa is situated down a private road and has access to a small pebbly beach and about 5 mins walk away there is a huge sandy beach. The villa is basic but perfect and so peaceful we enjoyed lots of BBQ's on the terrace with a fantastic views across the sea and amazing sunsets! My Son and his girlfriend stayed in the seperate self-contained upstairs bedroom/bathroom which was great for them to have their own space but would have benefitted from air conditioning or a ceiling fan. Cefalu is a 5 mins drive away and we would recommend a train trip to Palermo for the day. Alberto and Fabrizio were very helpful, thank you for the cherries and plums! Would highly recommend staying here and would visit again.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 02, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017