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SOUTHERN ITALY - Sicily & Sardinia

This is the “Mezzogiorno,” a very different and fascinating part of Italy.

Here you will find a lush fertile landscape, thousands of miles of beaches and picturesque historic towns. It is a great place to relax, explore and sample the unique culture and cuisine.

You will love the warm Mediterranean climate, the turquoise sea, the millions of ancient olive trees, the amazingly clear starlit night skies and much more. It is a land rich in history and the finer things of life. Those “things” which make a holiday into something special.

Choose a Region and select from our unusual Hotel & Self-catering collection. Contact us and utilise our expert tailor made service.

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4 Hotel in Avetrana Puglia

Set amongst olive trees and just a few kilometres from Avetrana and the sandy shores of the Ionian, this beautifully renovated farmhouse dates back to the 17th century.

We had to pinch ourselves when we arrived at Masseria Strazzati – we couldn’t have picked a better place! It was just our cup of tea! Robyn & Andrew, Harpenden

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was £411

from £355

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4 Hotel in Avetrana Puglia

This masseria is in one of the lesser known parts of Puglia, surrounded by 110,000 olive trees, with a wonderful swimming pool and not far from the coast. The excellent restaurant means this is a great choice for food-lovers!

"Masseria Bosco is a fab place to stay... I could go on forever but just wanted to say thanks for your recommendation and advice". Bernard & Paula, Leeds

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was £408

from £353

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4 Hotel in Ispica Sicily

Boutique and beautiful, agritourism at its best. Torre Marabino's fantastic staff, truly amazing food and wine, and fabulous gardens and pool, make it impossible to leave.

We loved this hotel. The staff were all so helpful and friendly... Setting, pool and gardens spacious and beautifully maintained. Michael & Jane, London

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was £465

from £457

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4 Hotel in Menfi Sicily

Country living, with real style and such a strong connection with food and wine. The chef is an alchemist. The hospitality is complete and you will not want to leave La Foresteria.

Quite simply one of the best places you have sent us to in 10 years of looking after us.    Michael & Carolyn, Suffolk

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was £605

from £529

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Self-catered Property in Cisternino Puglia

Giuseppe and Luisa have created just five apartments in this architectural jewel and it is a joy to stay at such a unique and beautiful masseria of trulli. 

"The accommodation was truly wonderful - spacious, comfortable and cool. We would definitely recommend this property to others." Kathleen & Alisdair, Leicester.

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was £1,070

from £809

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No Star Rating Hotel in Paestum South Campania

A boutique agritourist hotel, like no other, Tenuta Seliano is a working country estate, which has a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere.

I couldn’t have been more thrilled with your recommendation of Tenuta Seliano. The place is charming, quaint, interesting, well located and the staff exceptional. I did not want to leave. Alan & Des, USA

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was £372

from £372

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Self-catered Property in Cisternino Puglia

The renovations of this beautiful masseria are tasteful and sympathetic. Gregorio's enthusiasm matches his charm and his pool is absolutely stunning.

We had a fantastic holiday, brilliant place, lovely people, peaceful location, superb breakfasts. I would be happy to recommend this to anyone... You have a real gem here. Charlotte & David, Cumbria

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was £800

from £745

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Self-catered Property in Ragusa Sicily

Clusters of terraced cottages, in an undiscovered corner of Sicily and hidden in a unique landscape, Parco Cavalonga Borgo agritourist apartments are utterly charming and so close to beautiful sandy beaches.

Our cottage was perfect - very private, spacious and really comfortable. This is a peach of a place. Jenny & Family, Durham

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was £1,166

from £1,153

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No Star Rating Hotel in Cefalu Sicily

In a magnificent setting, between Castelbuono and Cefalu, and only 10 minutes' drive from the coast, Santa Anastasia is an unusual and special agritourist hotel, in a stunning position.

You must cut it out of your brochure immediately! It is far too good a secret to be shared with even the hoi Long polloi! What a place! It is absolutely stunning!  Tony, Shaftesbury

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was £450

from £418

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No Star Rating Hotel in Near Metaponto Basilicata

The impressive and elegant Masseria Di Tempio is close to lovely, sandy beaches, two good golf courses, and is just over the border of Puglia. It is an ideal location for golfers, sightseers or simply for those wanting a relaxing holiday.

Masseria Di Tempio was terrific – staff friendly, food excellent. Colin & Vivienne, Ipswich

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was £485

from £463

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4 Hotel in Ragusa Sicily

Hidden in a unique landscape of rolling fields of ancient carob & olive trees, criss-crossed by dry stone walls, boutique Parco Cavalonga sits in a valley, with its own 18 hectares of natural parkland & near some great beaches.

Hadn't expected to find such chic and in a real hidden valley. We were bowled over by the charm of it. Graham & Denise, Lancaster

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was £480

from £392

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Self-catered Property in Piazza Armerina Sicily

Near Piazza Armerina, Il Glicine is a small organic fruit and vegetable farm with two cottages and a pool, in an enchanting setting, in the heart of Sicily - a real bolthole escape.

A magical, sunny, scent-filled haven.  An oasis of calm, tranquility and fluttering butterflies.  Thank you Yvonne and Santi for a fantastic introduction to rural Sicily. Sarah & Nicolas, Herts

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was £1,066

from £806

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No Star Rating Hotel in Pezze Di Greco Puglia

Not far from the sea, an organic country estate, with an authentic & traditional boutique masseria, brought bang up to date. This may not have an official star rating, but it is easily worthy of 4 stars in our opinion.

The nicest hotel we have stayed in. The rooms are like honeymoon suites and the food was superb. Sophie & Ralph, Banbury

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was £436

from £429

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No Star Rating Hotel in Zafferana Etnea Sicily

Magical boutique organic agriturismo on the slopes of Mount Etna. Breathtaking views, designer style & wonderful welcome. Wow!

You're so right about this place - it's a dream!. Ian & Delyth, Newbury
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was £436

from £436

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Self-catered Property in Carruba di Riposto Sicily

Not far from Taormina, hidden in Donna Carmela’s exotic plant nursery, this perfect hideaway, very private and tranquil, has a pretty garden & terrace, views of the sea & Etna & a jacuzzi plunge pool. 

Exceeded our expectations in every way. It's a real gem of a place and we loved it.    Jenny & Mike, Cheltenham

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was £1,752

from £1,563

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4 Hotel in Carruba di Riposto, near Taormina Sicily

Not far from Taormina and the airport, this small boutique hotel is ideally placed for touring the wonders of Sicily. Part of a new generation of agritourist hotels, Donna Carmela is boutique, contemporary and really special.

Donna Carmela is the jewel in the crown.  Michael & Carol, Stafford

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was £492

from £455

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No Star Rating Hotel in Cappaccio-Paestum South Campania

About 12km from Paestum, with only 12 rooms, modern boutique agritourism, with character & stunning views.

New for 2015

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was £327

from £304

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Self-catered Property in Alghero Sardinia

This small 'borgo', close to Alghero, really is something special - the Casale Del Monte apartments are in an elevated location, with beautiful views over the surrounding countryside & near a great agritourist restaurant.

This suited the whole family. The kids loved the pool and the farm experience. We loved the restaurant - right there and really very good indeed. The Jeavons Family, Ipswich

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was £1,213

from £1,103

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4 Hotel in Marsala Sicily

Only just over 15 minutes from Trapani Airport & near Marsala. Traditional agritourism with only 15 rooms. Authentically Sicilian. Stunning setting. Comfortable & friendly. Great food and wines.

"In fifteen years of travelling with Long Travel, Baglio Donna Franca is probably the best place we have stayed." Geoff & Thelma, Fleet

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was £338

from £296

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Self-catered Property in Alghero Sardinia

On a working farm, guests will enjoy Il Frutteto's lovely rural location, outside Alghero, and the excellent restaurant, close by.

I couldn't put a price on how much our kids enjoyed the freedom and the taste of rural life. It was sheer joy to watch their constantly beaming faces........ Jane Cooper & Family, London 

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was £854

from £799

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No Star Rating Hotel in Piana Degli Albanesi Sicily

Less than an hour from the centre of Palermo. Traditional agritourism with only 9 rooms. Authentic Sicilian character & stunning views. A special place.

New for 2015

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was £384

from £384

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4 Hotel in Noto Antica Sicily

Only about 15 minutes by car from Noto, the superlative Borgo Alveria is part of the new generation of agriturismo and we absolutely love it - a real slice of paradise.

Borgo Alveria, just outside Noto, is a fine find hidden behind mediaeval walls... Once a small hamlet wrapped around a monastery, the Borgo has zoomed into the 21st century. Jane Hayward, Woman & Home

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was £436

from £389

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Self-catered Property in Sant’Agata Sui Due Golfi Amalfi Coast

Four one and two bedroomed agritourist apartments, with restaurant and lovely pool, about 15 minutes walk (or drive in the blink of an eye) to the beach and 15km from Sorrento.

NEW FOR 2015

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was £997

from £942

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Self-catered Property in Comiso Sicily

Not far from the picturesque town of Comiso, and only a half hour's drive from some lovely beaches, Villa Alfredo is a wonderful agriturismo, a very well preserved example of a grand, farm estate.

Exactly what we hoped for – we had the best time! The family there were lovely and the food spectacular. THANK YOU! Melanie, Perry, India & Jessica, Caversham

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was £777

from £722

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Self-catered Property in Citta Sant' Angelo Abruzzo

Close to the pretty town of Città Sant'Angelo, surrounded by acres of vineyards, olive trees and open countryside, Il Grappolo's traditional agritourist apartments are in a wonderfully tranquil and picturesque spot.

...we were indeed bowled over by the hospitality, warmth and generosity of our hosts Lea and Onello and we would recommend Il Grappolo & Abruzzo itself to anyone... Ziba, Harrow

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was £749

from £721

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No Star Rating Hotel in Pianopoli Calabria

Il Casale is wonderfully imposing and completely surrounded by acres of olive groves. As well as the rooms in the main farmhouse, there is another smaller, fortified house, for self-catering. This is a unique place.

We are back from the most fantastic holiday and the high spot for us all was the beauty, the hospitality and the warmth of the family in Il Casale. Ellie, Oxford

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was £355

from £344

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No Star Rating Hotel in Loreto Aprutino Abruzzo

Like a hidden world, this agriturismo is tucked away amongst rolling countryside and has beautiful views. Sample La Maiella's genuine and time-honoured recipes of Abruzzo, with a few secret family recipes thrown in.

Stephen Bleach wrote for The Sunday Times, “….this isolated agriturismo outpost goes down a storm with kids. It’s family heaven.

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was £460

from £438

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Self-catered Property in Castelbuono Sicily

On the outskirts of wonderful Castelbuono, near Cefalu, and only 13km from the sea, Villa Tommaso agriturismo apartments are in an amazing castle, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Diego is a wonderful host and Castelbuono is great for foodies.

Villa Tommaso is a spectacular castle.... wrote Annabelle Thorpe for The Times on Saturday

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was £934

from £879

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Self-catered Property in Loreto Aprutino Abruzzo

Like a hidden world, traditional agriturismo tucked away amongst rolling countryside and has beautiful views. Sample La Maiella's genuine and time-honoured recipes of Abruzzo, with a few secret family recipes thrown in.

Stephen Bleach wrote for The Sunday Times,
“….this isolated agriturismo outpost goes down a storm with kids. It’s family heaven.

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was £1,104

from £1,049

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Self-catered Property in Canicattini Bagni Sicily

In a rural, unspoilt part of Sicily, Il Paesino lovely agritourist apartments with delightful pool and restaurant are in a wonderful spot, near to the historical town of Palazzolo Acreide.

We were mesmerised by the dragonflies, butterflies and swifts around the pool... It was such a peaceful place – it was good for the soul! Carlo & Janet, London

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was £1,021

from £761

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