Porticello is a tiny city in the municipality of Santa Flavia, Sicily
located 1.5 kilometres from the city of Santa Flavia, 3 kilometres from Bagheria
and less than 15 kilometres east of Palermo
which is the nearest airport location. Vacation rental accommodations in Porticello have access to the S.Flavia-Solunto-Porticello train station
located on the Flavese centre of town.
In the shadow of the Greek/Roman archaeological site of Solunto
, and with a vibrant local scene, Porticello is a very Sicilian seaside town. This perfect little fishing port and village with its outlying avenues of pretty little vacation rental accommodation is a great place to relax and unwind.
Beautiful apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodations overlook the sea and the gracious inlet of Capo Zafferano
. Stroll through the town’s fish markets or plan a day of shopping in Bagheria. The Church of Our Lady of the Lamp
is located steps away from vacation rentals in Porticello. Of great interest is the portrait of the Madonna del Lume
, painted on slate. A short drive from vacation rental lodging and villas you can visit the famous Villa Palagonia
known as the Monster Villa, the Villa Cattolica
with its collection of Guttuso paintings and the Castle and Royal Palace of Solanto
located by the sea.
is located on the Tyrrhenian coast
and constitutes a single metropolis with the nearby city of Bagheria. It is an important fishing center and busy tourist area. Crabs are available from the stalls on the promenade just steps from charming apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals. To better appreciate the beauty of this coastal area it is strongly suggested to hire a boat excursion from the local port.
, a short drive from apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodations, is the former summer retreat of the noble class and lies in an agriculturally rich setting on the southern slopes of Mount Catalfano at the eastern extension of the Gulf of Palermo. The novelist Dacia Maraini, in her memoir, Bagheria, recalled "the atmosphere of a summer garden enriched by lemon groves and olive trees, poised between the hills, cooled by the salt winds
Explore Palermo’s hidden treasures
including palaces, castles and churches offering unique architectural fusion of Byzantine, Arab, Norman, Renaissance and baroque gems. In contrast, the modern city, a mere 15 minute stroll away boasts a grid system of wide avenues lined by seductive shops and handsome 19th-century apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals.
Vacation rental accommodations are a cost effective holiday option for families with children or romantic getaways. At Owner Direct Vacation Rentals you will find a wide range of accommodation that offer the ultimate in comforts and convenience for a memorable experience.