"La Casa del Gelsomino" is situated in Ibla, the historical centre of Ragusa, made world famous by "Commissario Montalbano", filmed in this beautiful location.
Within two minutes by foot you can be standing in the middle of Piazza Duomo admiring the magnificent San Giorgio Cathedral which dominates the Piazza.
Walk slowly down from the Piazza along the "corso principale" of Ibla, aristocratic residences owned by the nobility of the day, baroque churches, architecture which has given Ibla its well earned place in the World Heritage List.
Explore the many "via's" and narrow lanes leading off the "corso principale". There you can relax in any of the many bars and trattoria or enjoy a heavenly ice cream prepared in one of the artisan "gelaterie".
Just 20 minutes by car you can be in Marina di Ragusa, tourist port for the South East of Siciliy. This mediterranean Marina with its crystal blue seas and blue flag golden sandy beaches, guarantees an ideal eco-friendly environment to enjoy your holiday almost all year round.
We will be happy to assist you planning your excursions and itineraries including some of the more unusual sites, permitting you to appreciate and understand our beautiful countryside and culture.
At any time from Spring to Autumn you can enjoy a moment of relaxation after a long days excursion in our outdoor heated whirlpool Jacuzzi. Big enough to accommodate 7 adults, situated in the garden with a panoramic view overlooking the valley and roofs of Ibla.
Breakfast will be served from 8:00 to 10:00 (except for emergencies, departures before 8:00).
Due to the peculiarities of the house, breakfast will be served in the winter in the room of the old oven, where once was preparing the bread. In the remainder of the year will be served in the garden.
Include hot drinks, freshly squeezed orange (in season), juice, yogurt, cereals, fresh fruit; baked goods and savory pastries, cheeses and cold cuts; ricotta produced hot every morning from a nearby "farm", served in the old "cavagna".
Wèd be happy to satisfy any other requirements of our guests.