Villa Cristina is a very comfortable farm holidays which is located in the striking area of "Ciane & Saline" nature reserve, only 4 km away from Syracuse city centre and next to the most beautiful and interesting places as well as seaside resorts along the Eastern Sicilian coast.
The farm is situated along Mammaiabica canal, which flows side by side to the river Ciane up to its mouth, that is an integral part of the reserve
This is one of the oldest Sicilian sacred places, connected to the nearby Olympeion as well as to Persefone's myth: the nymph Ciane was changed into a river for having thwarted Ade during the goddess' kidnapping.
The river Ciane is navigable by rowing boats which go upstream beginning from its mouth that is shared with Anapo river and Mammaiabica canal. Along the river's banks there are blooming papyrus plants (Ciperus Papyrus) which were probably imported by the Arabs into Sicily as well as the citrus trees which are a grand and sweet-smelling frame to Villa Cristina farm.
The farm has an exquisite restaurant too, where you can taste the best Sicilian gastronomic specialities according to the chef's creativity.
On demand it is possible to cook special dishes (vegetarian, celiac, intolerant ?diets).
Villa Cristina is just 4km away from Siracusa and 7km away from the nicest beaches of the province (Arenella, Ognina, Fontane Bianche, Plemmirio?resorts).
From CATANIA and SIRACUSA-GELA:
Exit the highway towards SIRACUSA, at the first traffic light turn right towards Canicattini, and go straight for 400mt and at the roundabout turn right, then turn left (to contrada Cozzo Pantano) and go on for 1km. On the right side there is the entrance gate to Villa Cristina.
exit from Siracusa sud towards Canicattini on SP14, go beyond the shopping centre Carrefour and the following roundabout, then turn left to FONTE CIANE, Contrada Cozzo Pantano. Go straight for 1km and on the right side there is the entrance gate to Villa Cristina.
after the town of Cassibile, next to Siracusa and off a "Q8" petrol station turn left to FONTE CIANE, and go on for 2km following the indications to SIRACUSA or FONTE CIANE. After the side street on the right to Fonte Ciane, you will find on your left the entrance gate to Villa Cristina.
LAT 37.05675253648049, LONG 15.242671966552734
Address: Agriturismo Villa Cristina, Contrada Cozzo Pantano 15, 96100, Siracusa.