Sciacca (40.000 people) one of the island's most picturesque coastal towns is a fishing port untouched by mass tourism. Situated on the archaeological road between Selinunte and Agrigento in Sicily, it is one of the oldest towns in the island.
With a coastline of 30 kilometres, Sciacca offers the visitor the greatest imaginable variety of marine environments: wide sandy beaches, sheer cliffs and remote tiny beaches.
Sciacca is also a very important tourist destination for its artistic ceramic works, architecture, churches and monuments.
The south western part of Sicily, is often referred to as African Sicily, both for the climate and the proximity to the Tunisian coast. This part of the country boasts some of the most extensive olive and grape production in Sicily, so the local oil and wine are not to be missed!
San Marco beach, is ‘Bagno-style’ which means serviced beach areas – which given the amenities they provide are fair value deck chairs, umbrellas, sunbeds and changing facilities with shower... and of course, a loo; some have little bars where they serve a snack lunch.
The beaches, only 6 miles away, have opportunities for swimming, snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing and have panoramic views of the coast for miles away. Sea water is usually on the cool side due to the channel stream.
Biking, trekking and boat trips can be taken from the harbour and there is a good beach 6 mile out of town.
Casa Lucchese is a spacious free standing Farmhouse (240 sq.mt on two stories) located at a beautiful and breath taking rural location, approx 6 km out of town, 9 km to the beach.
The property covers an area of perhaps 10 acres -(olive, almond, apricots trees) all told.
The main entrance of the house takes you directly into the open-plan living/dining area with open fireplace. Fully equipped kitchen. Full bathroom (shower, basin, bidet, WC, washing machine). One double bedroom.
The property is fully equipped for comfortable self catering,(including linen, towels and blankets) Sat.TV, DVD, Stereo, wi-fi.
under a sloping roof with exposed beams and floor boards, with beautiful view over the valley below stands a large air conditioned landing converted into a spacious study and a double bedroom . A small lobby leads to the third double bedroom, a triple bedroom (3 single beds) and to the second full bathroom (bathtub, basin, WC).
sheltered barbeque, patio furniture.
You will be surprised at the beauty of the landscape and at the peace and tranquillity that you will find at Podere Lucchese