Where we are

LOCATIONS OF OUR HOUSES: CASTELBUONO & FINALE DI POLLINA

CASTELBUONO

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CASTELBUONO is one of the most well known and lively towns in the Madonie mountains area; its cultural and culinary traditions make it a unique place, famous above all for its very hospitable people.

It was built over the ruins of the ancient Byzantine town of Ypsigro. In the Medieval age it arose around the impressive castle built by order of the noble Ventimiglia family in a place famous for its temperate climate and beautiful landscape.

DIRECTIONS TO CASTELBUONO 

– From Palermo: take the A19 highway for about 40 Km; continue on Palermo-Messina A20 highway and take the Castelbuono-Pollina exit; travel on SS 286 for 13 km (travel time: about 1 hour).

– From Messina: take the A20 highway for about 130 km; take the Castelbuono-Pollina exit and travel on SS 286 for 13 km (travel time: about 2 hours).

– From Catania: take the A19 highway following the direction to Palermo; continue on Palermo-Messina A20 highway and take the Castelbuono-Pollina exit; travel on SS 286 for 13 km (travel time: about 2 hours).

– From Trapani: take the Palermo-Trapani A29 highway following the direction to Palermo; continue on Palermo-Messina


A20 highway and take the Castelbuono-Pollina exit traveling on SS 286 for 13 km (travel time: about 2 hours).

  • Airport:“Palermo – Falcone Borsellino Airport”, 30 minutes from the city centre, reachable by bus (every 30 minutes).
  • From Palermo you can get to Castelbuono by bus: http://www.saistrasporti.it/
  • Train station: Cefalù, 20 Km from Castelbuono; then connect with bus: http://www.saistrasporti.it/
  • Castelbuono train station (about 14 km far from the city centre) is not connected with buses so it’s not recommended.


FINALE DI POLLINA

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FINALE DI POLLINA is located in the area the noble Ventimiglia family chose as a trading port in the XVI Century.

The pleasant climate and wonderful beaches make Finale an ideal place to spend a relaxing holiday by the sea.

DIRECTIONS TO FINALE DI POLLINA

– From Palermo: take the A19 highway for about 40 Km; continue on Palermo-Messina A20 highway and take the Castelbuono-Pollina exit; turn left and travel SS 286 following in the direction of Palermo-Messina for about 1 Km. At the SS 113 crossroad turn right (Messina direction) and travel for about 5 km past Finale di Pollina city centre – after about 500 mt, exit the SS 113 and turn left. You’ll pass through a little underpass to Amerigo Vespucci street, which runs along the sea. At the end of Amerigo Vespucci street you’ll come to our apartment complex (travel time: about 80 minutes).

– From Messina
: take the A20 highway for about 130 km, take the Castelbuono-Pollina exit; turn left and travel SS 286 following in the direction of Palermo-Messina for about 1 Km. At the SS 113 crossroad turn right (Messina direction) and travel for about 5 km past Finale di Pollina city centre. After about 500 mt, leave the SS 113 and turn left – you’ll pass through a little underpass to Amerigo Vespucci street, which runs along the sea. At the end of Amerigo Vespucci street you’ll come to our apartment complex (travel time: about 2 hours).

– From Catania
:
take the A19 highway following the direction to Palermo; continue on Palermo-Messina A20 highway and take the Castelbuono-Pollina exit; turn left and travel SS 286 following in the direction of Palermo-Messina for about 1 Km. At the SS 113 crossroad turn right (Messina direction) and travel for about 5 km past Finale di Pollina city centre. After about 500 mt, exit the SS 113 and turn left. You’ll pass through a little underpass to Amerigo Vespucci street, which runs along the sea. At the end of Amerigo Vespucci street you’ll come to our apartment complex (travel time: about 2 hours).

– From Trapani: take the Palermo-Trapani A29 highway following in the direction of Palermo; continue on Palermo-Messina A20 highway and take the Castelbuono-Pollina exit Palermo; turn left and travel SS 286 in the direction of Palermo-Messina for about 1 Km. At the SS 113 crossroad turn right (Messina direction) then travel about 5 km past Finale di Pollina city centre. After about 500 mt, leave the SS 113 and turn left – you’ll pass through a little underpass to Amerigo Vespucci street, which runs along the sea. At the end of Amerigo Vespucci street you’ll come to our apartment complex (travel time: about 2 1/4 hours).


  • Airport:“Palermo Falcone Borsellino Airport”, 30 minutes from the city centre, reachable by bus (every 30 minutes).
  • From Palermo you can get to Finale by bus: http://www.autolineeglorioso.it/
  • Train station: Finale di Pollina, just 100 mt from our apartment complex.

Polyhymnia, Calliope

Via Abruzzo, 10, 90013 Castelbuono PA, Italia

URANIA

Lungomare Amerigo Vespucci, Località Costa Turchina, Finale di Pollina (Pa)

Terpsichore

Largo della Parrocchia 2, Castelbuono (Pa)

Euterpe

Via Padre Gaetano Tumminelli, 33