There are two Supermercati and two Bars close to the house in walking distance. Please note that Wednesday afternoon most shops and Bars are closed in Castell’ Umberto. The specialities of the bar direction Tortorici (not the one across from the Supermarket) are home made Tartufo and Granitadi Limone! The fastest way to the beach: Direction Naso. After passing Naso direction Capo d’Orlando (at Cresta) turn right direction Restaurant La Perla. This road leads to the beach of San Gregorio and the promenade of Capo d’Orlando.
One of the best 15 trattoria’s of Italy. Specialities are cheese, nuts, meat (from the black pork of the Nebrodi) and especialy fresh mushrooms.
Ristorante La Perla
Direction Naso. After passing Naso direction Capo d’Orlando (at Cresta) turn right direction Restaurant La Perla. After 500m on the right hand side! This restaurant has been awarded by the gambero rosso and also recommended from the slow food guide. Speciality: Fresh fish and products from the Nebrodi
Capo D’Orlando (At the beach of San Gregorio) excellent Fish-restaurant.
next to the house (50m)!
Very good Pizza from the wood stove.
Tel.: +39 0941-432875
In walking distance (15 minutes) direction Sfaranda. Economic restaurant with typical sicilian dishes. Especially the antipasti are extraordinary, but also the Pizza and meat dishes. During the main season it is recommended to reserve a table.
Osteria Pizzeria delle Palme
Via Antonio Giuffre 2a, Naso Tel.: 0941-961970
Enoteca Collova Capo d Orlando Via Piave 52 Tel.: +390941 901272 www.enotecacollova.com
La Fiumara 98070 Mirto Tel: +393356651139 www.lafiumara.it
Panificio antico Capo D’Orlando
Very good bakery. Speciality: Arancini, Panini and Pane.
Bar delle Poste, Via Roma 35, Capo D’Orlando Tel.: 090-9387027 Speciality: "dolci"!
Pescheria Brezza die Mare Capo d Orlando Via Lucia Piccolo Tel: +3939391224762
Pescheria Star Fish Brolo Directly at the main road on the left side when coming from Capo d'Orlando Fresh fish direct from the sea. Best is to buy in the morning
This ist he highest city of the NebrodiNational Park (1200m high). Here you can find shops for cheese and meat and the best bread of the region. As well there are restaurants and fresh natural spring water available.
Volcano Etna: The mountain you can reach by going direction Randazzo. To climb the highest mountain of Sicily you can either use the cable car or just hike up together with a guide.
Eolian islands :
During the main season there are daily trips to the islands by boat from Capo d’Orlando, whereas all ferries leave from Milazzo to the islands. An extraordinary experience is the evening walk up the volcano Stromboli (plan to stay the night on the island Stromboli)
Take the highway (Autostrada) direction Messina or just cross the mountains direction Randazzo to reach Taormina in about 1 hour. Taormina is a touristic highlight for shopping but also for cultural possibilities. From the open greek theatre there is a marvellous view to the Etna and the coast of Sicily. Tindari: Well known fort he black Madonna inside of the dome of Tindari. At sea level there is a great bay with white sand for swimming and sunbathing.
Palermo: You can make the trip either by car or by train in about 2 hours. The railway station is in the center of Capo d’Orlando. In case you want to take the car there are watched parking lots close to the harbour of Palermo.
Valle Galfina Agriturismo (Scilio, Vini DOC Dell'Etna) Bed and Breakfast C.DA Arrigo 95015 Linguaglossa (CT) +39 095 647789 / +39 347 3220084 www.scilio.it