Holidays in Scopello

Holidays in Scopello Rent a villas in Sicily is actually one of the best ways to immerse oneself in the environment and its spirit, either in small villages close to the seashore or in bigger cities: you can rent villas in Taormina or Cefalù, and you can stay in villas with pool in Palermo, Sciacca and so on.

Through the rent of villas in Scopello you will be able to experience every aspect and characteristic of the place, spending days between the beach and the sea, diving to discover the seabed and the caves, getting in touch with the local culture and tasting its traditional cuisine, and then choosing the best excursions – thus contributing to the preservation of this place's typical traits, that still haven't been wasted by heavy tourism industry activities. In accordance with the quietness and tranquillity of the environment, there are no huge resorts or impressive accommodation facilities.

You can find several Hotels and B&B in Scopello, Castellammare del Golfo and near the Zingaro Nature Reserve; moreover, near the Guidaloca bay, camp-sites and residences for your holidays in Sicily are available. The most suitable solution for holidays in Scopello still is the choice of an accommodation that allows you to make experience of its peaceful and unique atmosphere.

As Taormina villas, you can choose the most suitable solution as you rent villas in Scopello, according to your necessities in terms of location and dimensions, and in order to fulfill any kind of need (e.g. you can rent villas with private pool in Scopello and its environs). The centre of this tiny little village develops around its “baglio”, a courtyard where you can find some relief from the hot sun and small shops with food, drinks and essential consumer products.
Ceramics production is here highly-developed, as for many other areas of Sicily: you will find a lot of its products in the souvenir shops.

Holidays in ScopelloHolidays in Sicily must always involve the experience of local cuisine: restaurants and bars in Scopello will let you taste the best dishes from Sicilian and Trapanese cookery, such as caponata, fish and pasta with the typical Trapanese pesto (basil, pecorino cheese, tomatoes, garlic and blanched almonds). "Pane cunzato" really must be tasted during your holidays in Scopello : bakeries or bars will provide you slices of hot bread served with oil, anchovies, cheese and tomatoes ; have it while sitting in a café or take it with you during your excursions or your days at the beach. In summer, you can freshen up with traditional "granite", choosing among lots of flavours. And don't forget to taste the delicious "Cous-cous", a typical product of the whole Trapanese area - an heritage coming from former Arab occupation of the territory. This dish is so famous and loved here, that a worldwide-known festival that celebrates it takes place every year, at the end of September, in San Vito Lo Capo: the CousCous Fest hosts a competition of the best Cous Cous chefs from a lot of different countries, together with conferences, demonstrations, art shows and live music.
Castellammare tourist office is in via Umberto I; if you want to travel around western Sicily during your holidays in Scopello villas, you better rent a car as you land at Palermo or Trapani airports, or in Castellammare del Golfo. Scopello is linked to Castellammare by buses too: you will need to check lines and timetables on .

If you want to reach San Vito lo Capo or the Zingaro nature reserve in a more unusual way, you can find boat services in Castellammare: at the port of the city you will be able to choose among different solutions and routes offered by mini-cruises companies.

credits photo: merci à Françoise