Agriturismo Limoneto in Siracusa (Syracuse) Sicily Italy
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Hosts: Adelina, Alceste, Francesca and Dora Moscati

Guestrooms: 10

Address: Agriturismo Limoneto, Via del Platano, 3 - 96100 Siracusa, Sicily, Italy

Telephone: +39 0931 717352

Fax: +39 0931 717728

Activities/Attractions: Syracuse is located in one of the most beautiful coasts of the Mediterranean Sea. The Greek Theatre, Diocese's Ear, The roman Amphitheatre, the Roman Gymnasium and the ruins of Eurialo Castle are only some of the witnesses of the past grandeur of the town. Ortigia, the old town small island, with its Cathedral built on a Greek temple, and its baroque style, is considered an architectural jewel.

Syracuse boasts beautiful beaches for the sun tan fans, such as  Noto Marina, Eloro, Fontane Bianche, and rocky coasts for the diving lovers, such as  Terrauzza and  Plemmirio; corners where the sea and the beauties of the nature have remained unchanged over the centuries. Limoneto is an ideal starting point for many interesting excursions either for the lovers ancient art, or for the lovers of nature , and  for the lovers of good food.

  • Noto and Palazzolo are both within easy reach and are renowned for their baroque architecture and appreciated for their culinary traditions
  • The Necropolis of Pantalica  has thousands of ancient engravings and prehistoric housing
  • The canyon of Cava Grande, with the river Cassibile flowing at its bottom is a must for the nature lovers
  • The Oasis of Vendicari  with its fine sandy beaches and crystal-clear unpolluted seawaters is a unique place in all south-eastern Sicily
  • A little bit further on, the extreme edge of southern Sicily, you can visit Portopalo di Capo Passero, a nice tiny fishing village on a splendid sea, where delicious fish is cooked, and Marzamemi, which in the past was very famous for tunny processing and today is a fascinating  resort crowded with characteristic cafés and small restaurants

Heading northwards you can make interesting one day trips in Catania and powerful Mount Etna, that can be visited up to the top with a guided tour. Another one day excursion is Taormina, with its breathtaking view of mountain and sea. The Gorges of Alcantara river are definitely worth a visit.

On the coast past Catania the towns of Aci Trezza and Giarre are places where travellers can taste delicious fish dishes in small restaurants overlooking  Ionian Sea. Driving westwards visit Caltragirone , with its fine ceramics; Modica scattered with beautiful churches, also home of one of the most delicious pastry places of southeastern Sicily: "Pasticceria Bonaiuto"; and finally Ragusa , with its old town Ibla.

In another full day trip it is also possible to visit and admire the incomparable beauty of the mosaics of the Roman Villa del Casale in Piazza Armerina.


"Il Limoneto, an agriturismo off the beaten path, was a lovely place to stay with my 4 children and one of their friends. We comfortably fit in one of the family rooms, which was clean and comfortable. The farm was quiet and very beautiful. The family and staff were very nice and accommodating."

"We booked three nights at Limoneto and we were happy all the time. Upon booking they gave us excellent directions to get there, and when we arrived we were warmly welcomed by the owners. We found friendly people, a very nice place, great value, a "Piccolo paradiso". We wish we could stay longer."

"Just wanted to say thank you for your warm hospitality in Italy. We had a good time and hope to visit Italy again soon."


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"We had a good stay at Limoneto - despite the loss of the Dutch soccer team. Thank you very much. Warm regards from rainy Netherlands."

"If you are looking for a peaceful place, not too far from the action in Siracusa and Ortigia, try the Limoneto. Adelina and her husband are very kind, knowledgeable people. He even helped me with my Italian. This was a very memorable time during our trip and I would recommend it highly. When we return to Sicily, we will return to the Limoneto."

"Il Limoneto is a delight, one of several "agriturismo" in Sicily, basically a B&B on a farm. In this case the farm is a lemon grove, and it is situated conveniently near one of Sicily's best cities to visit for its excellent archaeological museum, good restaurants, and Greek ruins. The rooms at Il Limoneto are spacious and fine, the hosts gracious, and the communal dining experience, often al fresco, charming."

General Information: Welcome to Agriturismo Limoneto ... offering hospitality and relaxation in a verdant lemon grove, 9 km west of the beautiful town of Syracuse in Sicily, Italy. Limoneto is accessible from Catania airport, 50 km away, and a good number of road signs makes it easy to reach. The seaside, with the white sandy beaches of Fontane Bianche, are only 10 km away.

Limoneto is a working farm that produces organic lemons that are sold to local collectors to be exported to the North of Europe. Adelina and Alceste, helped by their two children Francesco and Dora, have opened their house to travellers who are looking for a peaceful and reasonably priced accommodation while visiting Siracusa.

  • The farm boasts 10 nicely furnished and clean rooms
  • With private services, heating and air conditioning
  • Our rooms are large and comfortable with independent access
  • Some can sleep two and some can sleep three
  • Rooms can be arranged with a matrimonial double bed or with two twin beds
  • We also have larger family rooms on two levels that can accommodate up to 4-5 people
  • An inside balcony gives some extra privacy to those who sleep upstairs - children are usually very happy to sleep upstairs
  • Rooms look over a well kept grassland or perfumed lemon trees
  • Daily cleaning
  • For very young travellers we can provide a cot
  • Limoneto B&B is a place to enjoy the quietness of the lodging in the countryside, sitting in the shade of a lemon tree or on the terrace drinking a glass of Sicilian wine
  • If you feel like doing some sports activities, we boast a beautiful swimming pool
  • Limoneto is a good base for many interesting excursions and guests are given advice by the owners themselves, about things to do and to see either in Syracuse or around it, such as in Noto, Palazzolo, The Necropolis of Pantalica and Vendicari
  • On the farm you can purchase genuine products, lemons, olives, olive oil and you can taste an excellent "lemoncello" - a lemon liqueur that is served at the end of dinner
  • Milk and coffee or tea, bread, butter and jam or marmalade, yogurt, cheese, and boiled eggs, fresh fruit and fruit juice, are available on our morning buffet
  • On Saturday night we suggest  a special evening. On a long buffet table there are lots of different preparation and guests can help themselves of whatever they like as many times as they want! Local people enjoy coming to our place in big parties to spend the evening out

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.

Rates: (Prices quoted in Euros).

€50-150/night

Room en suite and air conditioning, breakfast included.

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"Limoneto is a very special place. It is located about a 10 minute drive from the heart of Siracusa so it is a great base to explore the city. It is set on a citrus grove with amazing fragrances. The rooms are clean and comfortable but ask them for an electric mosquito repellent - it works wonders. The dinners are truly amazing. Adelina is an amazing cook and it seems like many locals know of her cooking and come for dinner creating a lively atmosphere. Two of my favorite dishes were her rabbit and her pizza - both very traditional Sicilian."