The golf trip to Sicily at the foot of Mount Etna

The golf trip to Sicily at the foot of Mount Etna

The golf trip to Sicily is located in beautiful surroundings near the volcano Etna. Here is the fantastic 4-star Il Picciolo Etna Golf Resort & Spa Hotel. See the pictures that tell the story of a completely exceptionally nice hotel.

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il picciolo etna golfresort hotel

Sicily’s best golf course in the National Park

The hotel is located not far from the foot of the volcano, inside the Etna National Park. The park around the hotel and the golf club is surrounded by picturesque landscapes with vineyards and orchards and boasts a wide range of activities, which include golf, swimming, spa, and unsurpassed relaxation. Beautiful beaches and ancient Greek ruins are also nearby.

The golf course is located 650 meters above sea level, which means that the area, the course, and the hotel have a comfortable, cool temperature all year round.



Many of the hotel’s rooms overlook the large volcano, which often has a snow-capped peak, and it is also highly recommended to visit the beautiful coastal town of Taormina or the mountain river Acantara. The days not spent exploring the area can be wisely spent on the hotel grounds. Take a trip to the 95-square-meter wellness area, where you will find a pool, sauna, and Turkish bath – perfect for a relaxing moment in Spanish. You can also improve your handicap on the golf course, which is located with spectacular views of Mount Etna.

The restaurant makes sure that your taste buds also feel in the center. The restaurant serves Italian specialties with an international touch. In addition, fine wines or other drinks are offered. “It’s fresh, Italian, and simple”!

The golf trip to Sicily Il Picciolo Etna Golf

Il Picciolo Golfresort the place to stay on the golf trip to Sicily

Il Picciolo Golf Resort in Sicily is the oldest 18-hole course in all of Sicily and the setting for this golf trip to Sicily. The track is located on the slopes of Mount Etna in a landscape without equals. The course was designed and built-in 1989 by the famous architect Luigi Rota Caremoli with holes dug in the typical lava rock. The course spreads over a distance of 5870 meters and also has a driving range, putting green and pitching area.


See the 18 golf holes in their unique nature, the holes are many times actually cut out of the lava.

Read more about Il Picciolo Golf Resort in Sicily

The golf trip to Sicily has much to offer from Etna to seaside resorts

Although it is primarily a golf trip to Sicily, there is so much more to see and experience.
Much has changed since Goethe visited Sicily in April 1787, but the Valley of the Temples resembles itself to a point. Here you will find temples from the 5th century, and if the pillars could speak, they would tell of many violent wars. You must also not deceive yourself for a trip to the volcano Etna, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

When you are on a golf trip to Sicily, you get so much more into the experience than just lovely golf courses.

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