CONTACT & INFO

USEFUL LOCAL AMENITIES AND PLACES OF INTEREST


Pharmacy: Farmacia Flaccomio Guiseppe, Via III Novembre 2, Castroreale

Supermarket and Shopping Centre: Famila di Barcellona (open 9am to 9pm daily), Contrada Saint Antonio svincolo autostrada, A20 96011, Barcelona Pozzo di Gotto (ME)

Museum: Parco Museo Jalari, Frazione Maloto, 98051 Barcellona P.G.

GENERAL INFO

Emergency Contact:
Marco Rappazzo: 0044753042464
Giovanni Rappazzo: 00393388222597
(Villa owner, speaks fluent English, Italian and Spanish.)


Emergency Services:
Dial 112 for the Carabinieri.
Dial 118 for the Ambulance.
Dial 115 for Fire Brigade and Forest Fires.
Dial 1530 for the Coast Guard.


Currency:
The Euro


Tipping:
is not customary. A small service charge is normally included.
If service is good, you can leave a tip if you choose. There is sometimes a tip jar.


Driving:
Maximum speed in built-up areas is 50km/h (30 mph), on main roads it is 90km/h (55 mph) and 130km/h on motorways (80 mph.)
Seat-belts must always be worn. Drink-driving or speeding is taken seriously and you can be fined 1500-6000 Euros.


Language:
English is spoken little by the older generation but most young people have a basic understanding of English.
In restaurants and at the main tourist attractions, English is widely spoken.


How to arrive:

  • Da aeroporto di Catania-Fontanarossa: 1h 56min
  • Da aeroporto dello Stretto: 1h 52min
  • Da aeroporto di Palermo Falcone e Borsellino: 2h 37min
  • Da aeroporto di Comisio "Pio la Torre": 2h 55min