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Caseta Zanca with Views to Mt Etna

Julia

Caseta Zanca with Views to Mt Etna

3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1.5 baths
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1.5 baths
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Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Julia is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

A New York Times travel writer once wrote that in order to get away from it all it was necessary to employ a minimum of three modes of travel. Alicudi, considered the isolated island is accessible by 1: Train or Plane; 2: Ferry; 3: Donkey and 4: Foot, fits the rule. Once having trekked up it’s ancient stone paths, the traveller arrives at Caseta Zanca, an idyllic, tranquil restored farmhouse/cottage situated 400 metres above sea level amongst a garden oasis with panoramic sea views…

Amenities

Essentials
Kitchen
Hangers
Shampoo

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 single bed, 2 hammocks

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 7PM
Check out by 10AM

Availability

11 Reviews

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Ally & Simon User Profile
Ally & Simon
June 2018
We had a wonderful stay on Alicudi! Julia was extremely responsive and helpful, and Lucia was an amazing guide. In particular, she helped us book two activities that we'd recommend to all visitors: a boat trip around the island, and a dinner at a local cook's house (which was del…
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Khesrau
September 2017
Absolutely beautiful place to have some quiet days at – the view from up there is amazing. The house (+garden) is really nicely done. Highly recommend a visit – as long as you don’t mind steep climbs (it takes you between 30 to 40 minutes to get there from the docks). The hosts w…
Uri + Alexis User Profile
Uri + Alexis
August 2017
Julia and Richard’s place is an indescribable gem - you have to experience it to fully appreciate it’s miraculous beauty. From the get-go, Julia and Richard were extremely helpful in planning our arrival and once we got there, navigating the wonders of the island. Julia’s communi…
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Sara
August 2017
Be hosted in Julia and Richard's Caseta gives you immediately the feeling to be guests of old friends. They are nice and discreet and will let you be part of Island people by explaining you all about it. Days pass easily between misterious return to primal mediterranean wilderne…
Daniel User Profile
Daniel
August 2017
We stayed in Julia and Richard's charming Aeolian cottage for eight days and loved every minute of it. When you get to Alicudi, Julia will have already arranged the mule taxi up to the cottage and have sent you a comprehensive list of what to get from the local store and what t…
Karen User Profile
Karen
July 2017
A wonderfull stay in an exceptionally beautiful house and garden. Everything has been carefully selected and tended for. Everywhere it is clean and tidy, and there is all you need for a pleasant stay. The hosts are super friendly and helpful, from bringing you to the house, abo…
Raef User Profile
Raef
July 2017
What an incredible place. We had a fantastic two week stay at the Caseta and will be back. Alicudi is small and slow paced, a perfect place to get away and the Caseta helped us get away even further. Though a steep 45 minute climb up the mountain we were always rewarded with a co…

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London, United KingdomJoined in January 2015
Julia User Profile
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Julia is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
The owners (Julia and Richard) an Anglo/American artist couple, who first came to Alicudi in 2003, have been restoring the old farmhouse (Casa Zanca) and stable (Caseta Zanca) with care and attention to detail of the island’s cultural history. Julia works in Theatre and the P…
Languages: Italiano
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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