Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, holiday rentals.
Castellammare del Golfo is an old fishing town on the northern coast of Sicily. There are plenty reasons to visit Castellammare del Golfo: you can sunbathe in the golden sunshine, participate in various sports or simply spend your time visiting any of the beautiful locations that the town has to offer – or, you can do a mixture of all of these activities a short walk from your Castellammare del Golfo accommodation.
Things to do in Castellammare del Golfo
A key theme when visiting Castellammare del Golfo is water. Water is a way of life in the town, due to the former fishing occupation of the majority of its residents. Staying in Castellammare del Golfo holiday homes gives a veritable plethora of choice when it comes to water-based leisure: scuba diving, water skiing, sailing, windsurfing, fishing and swimming are just a few examples of the type of activity offered in the local area. The locals take pride in the cleanliness of their beaches, and care for them well, meaning that you can spend hours on end bathing in the sunshine that you are guaranteed for most of the year.
If you are looking for a pastime that is based on solid ground, mountain biking, tennis and horse riding are also offered within a short distance of most Castellammare del Golfo holiday rentals. Many visitors to the town choose to engage in the many walking experiences that the area is great for also; evening walks along the pristine and beautiful beach are a favourite of visitors and locals alike.
Out and about Castellammare del Golfo
Castellammare del Golfo holiday accommodation is ideally located for those who want to see more of Northern Sicily. If you are interested in local history, a short car journey south of the town (by rental car or taxi) will take you to the ancient town of Calatafimi. Once there, you can immerse yourself in heritage in the historic castle, or visit one of the oldest churches that you will find in the whole country. There certainly is no shortage of things to do in the surrounding area, making it the ideal location for a terrific Mediterranean holiday.
What about the weather?
The climate is typically Mediterranean: hot summers and mild winters. You will find the town hottest during the summer months, usually between June and August or September. Holiday homes in Castellammare del Golfo with air con should definitely be top of your list. During the summer you can expect average temperatures of around 30 degrees Celsius, and around 15 degrees in the winter months. Even during the winter months the town sees very little rainfall, meaning that you are unlikely to experience wet weather irrespective of when you plan your holiday.
Getting to Castellammare del Golfo
The easiest way to travel to Castellammare del Golfo is to fly into Frankfurt airport, and from there fly to Palermo Airport. From the airport you are looking at around a 30 minute drive to the town, although some of the Castellammare del Golfo holiday apartments may be closer.