Villa Amico

Address: Via delle Azalee, 6, Agrigento, Sicily, 92100, Italy | B&B
 
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This B&B, located on Via delle Azalee, 6, Agrigento, is near Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi), Temple of Concord, Eraclea Minoa, and Temple of Hercules.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Villa Amico Agrigento

      To have a nice time!

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      We travelled on Sicily by car and some times it was hard to find the accommodations. But in Agrigento we had an very sincere welcome because the owner of that house shows us from an central point of the city by his own car the way. The house is very near (by car) to the beach and also to "Valle dei Templi". The rooms were clean and there was really no noise level. Bathroom was clean and amply. By the way it was really good to see how enthusiastic the owner is doing his work, I hope he keep that for a long time. With my experience I really can advise that accommodation.

      Wonderful Italian Hospitality

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      We arrived in Agrigento by car and immediately were lost. One call to Pierdomenico and he was there to lead us to Villa Amico in a few minutes. The Villa is in San Leone, a seaside town about a 10 minute drive from Agrigento and even closer to the temples. Our room had a little terrace overlooking the garden. This is a great location for visiting the temples and Agrigento. It is close enough to the beach to walk and there are fine restaurants and Gelato there. Although we had a car (free parking) there were people staying at the Villa who were using the bus to visit Agrigento and the temples. Pierdomenico also let us use his washing machine. The breakfasts were wonderful - breads, juice and Italian coffee. The passeggiata on Saturday night at the beach was lots of fun. We had an unpleasant experience eating at Trattoria Da Fofo, but the Ristorante Il Molo next to the gas station at the end of the Lungamare had a fixed price (15 euros) Mediterranean fish meal - 10 antipasto, 3 primi courses, water and wine - you get what they serve - the restaurant was full of locals and the food was delicious.

      Very pleasant stay

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      Even though it is not easy to find we can definitely recommend Villa Amico. The owner (Pierdomenico) is very friendly and helpful. It has a good location to visit the temples and within a 10 minute walk you can reach the sea and some very nice restaurants. Our room was very spacious (except for the shower which was rather small)

      Because of its very good price/quality ratio this is a very good deal.

      A real gem in many ways

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      We heartily recommend the Villa D'Amico in San Leone for anyone who is visiting Agrigento for the ruins. Out of the city itself in a lively beachfront town with its own charms, the villa, which had been the gated summer home of a family now elsewhere, provides immaculate, large comfortable rooms, with excellent bathrooms, on a quiet street off the 'lunghimare' (waterfront). The breakfast was excellent: better than we had had in more expensive places. After some trouble finding the street, we called, and the owner's charming, friendly and intelligent son Eugenio,(who speaks a fair amount of English)came for us in his car and personally led us to the Villa, which is much nicer than it seems in the picture on their website. The Villa proved a better location for getting to the Valle dei Templi than the city of Agrigento would have been. The Villa provides maps, lists of events in the area, and suggestions for restaurants in all price ranges in the area. In the evening, after an excellent dinner, we joined the 'passagiatta' with the many residents and visitors along the pretty, palm-lined waterfront, sampled excellent gelato and had a wonderful night's sleep in the quiet of the Villa. Another plus: we could park our car inside the gated Villa. Terrific place, well worth the price!

      V friendly

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      Fine place to stay - own bathroom with shower, bidet, etc. clean and fairly recently built? run by very friendly Pier Domenico. Catch bus number 2 from outside Agrigento train station (every 20-30 mins) all the way down to the sea (villa is about a hundred metres back up the hill). Recommended

      Villa amico Agrigento good choose

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      The owner is friendly and concerned with your joyous stay. He is helpful with recommending resturaunts in the area and things to see and do in the area. For the services offered (Room and breakfast) the price of the room is good deal for the area.For more information-----------------------------------or search "villa amico " on google

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      Nice Bed & Breakfast

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      Nice Bed & Breakfast in sud Sicily. Nice Town. !!

      TripAdvisor Reviews Villa Amico Agrigento

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      Travel Blogs from Agrigento

      April Fools

      A travel blog entry by expatgal8 on Apr 01, 2015

      22 photos

      ... in the dark with our flashlights/torches,,,,,and she had a head lamp on..see photo. very handy actually. Need to find one of those. MONDAY Little Easter/Pasquetta IN Italy the Monday following Easter is called Pasquetta and a holiday. IN Panicale, they will be doing the cheese rolling contest today..first time I will have missed it in 12 years. Lots of fun. Yesterday in Sciacca, there was a big event in the piazza which was wonderful. The grand piazza and the ...

      Home Sweet Home

      A travel blog entry by expatgal8 on Mar 18, 2015

      3 comments, 24 photos

      ... started and take a hot shower. Went looking for a foam mattress pad to top mine but couldn't find the shop..and then later found out most shops are closed Mon morning here as well. After walking around the town, I came back to do wifi and then to the house. It was near 70F ..warm and sunny..should have gone to the beach. Now about to make dinner with D & G..quiet evening..maybe a Montalbano episode ! Another letter sent to ENEL threatening legal action if ...

      Ancient Roman Villa

      A travel blog entry by colebuck on Jan 06, 2015

      ... depicting Greek mythology, the rise of the Roman Empire, and specific uses of certain rooms indicate the life and style of art that's seen by the Ancient Roman culture in Rome today. The Romans would've used the villa as a living space, dining area, bathing location, etc. It was easy to tell that the villa was a ...

      Greek Amphitheaters

      A travel blog entry by colebuck on Jan 06, 2015

      ... rested on. When we got to what seemed like the highest point of the city, we entered a small Greek amphitheater. The amphitheater still had some remains of ancient columns and arches behind the stage that were built a couple hundred years BC. From the stands of the amphitheater, there was a magnificent view overlooking the ocean. Although the amphitheater was small in size, the view ...

      Valle dei Templi

      A travel blog entry by colebuck on Jan 05, 2015

      On Monday, January 5, our group visited the Valley of the Temples, otherwise known as Valle dei Templi. In my opinion, I thought that it was the coolest site we visited in Sicily. The three temples we visited were the Temple of Juno, Concordia, and Heracles. These temples are fascinating examples of Greek architecture that were constructed well over 2,000 years ...