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Medieval Hill Town Home

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Wander the Historic Calitri Borgo and enjoy the views from the streets and alleys of this Hill Town

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Explore the hill towns, wineries and sights of Southern Italy from this central base. Enjoy the peace, tranquility and beautiful countryside views from the ancient labyrinth of pedestrian-only streets outside your door and still have the option to also explore some of Southern Italy's most famous sights.

Easy walk to everything - Grocery shop is right down the street; five minute walk to two restaurants. Ten minute walk to a nice selection of restaurants, bars, banks, grocery shops, the post office, bus stop, swimming pool, internet cafe, tourist information office, etc.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Amalfi Coast 100 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Naples 120 km, Nearest railway: Calitri 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
Standard Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
Further details indoors

This cozy home was recently renovated, yet still retains all it's local charm and characteristics, such as an original stone archway and corner fireplace. It gives you a genuine feel for authentic , southern Italian living.

-LIVING AREA (Sitting Area with Sofa, Dining Table, Open Plan Kitchen)



-LOFT BEDROOM (2 Single Beds. Please note: loft has low ceiling/restricted headroom)

(Travel Cot on request free of charge)

Further details outdoors

Casa del Cipresso is situated on a quiet, pedestrian-only street in the ancient, Medieval section of Calitri. Plenty of street-parking only one block away.


We have made arrangements for our guests to have summer access to a beautiful, outdoor swimming pool at a nearby hotel; pool passes (daily or weekly) must be purchased on-site at the facility. -----The swimming pool is a 15 minute walk or short drive from Casa del Cipresso -----

Further details

Daily housekeeping, laundry, airport transfers, car hire available.


We have recently teamed up with a professional, Italian chef! She has been trained to prepare diverse cuisine in the classical style, and specializes in regional, Southern Italian dishes. Let her come into your home and cook meals for your family at your request, or deliver them ready to serve to your door! Available for private or semi-private COOKING LESSONS/CLASSES - learn to prepare simple, local favourites, including hand-made pasta. Please let us know your specific interests and we will make all the arrangements.

The Campania region

The Campania Hill Towns are know for exceptional cuisine, world-renowned Taurasi and Fiano di Avellino wine, hand-made ceramics, charming villages, imposing Norman castles, beautiful countryside, and close proximity to the famous Amalfi Coast.

The neighboring regions of Basilicata and Puglia are well within reach, as well the the many of Southern Italy's most popular sights:

Day-Trip to:

-The Amalfi Coast (1 hour 30 minutes)

-Pompeii, Herculaneum and Mt. Vesuvius (1 hour 40 minutes)

-Naples (1 hour 45 minutes)

-The beaches of Puglia (1 hour 15 minutes)

-Greek Temples at Paestum (1 hour 40 minutes)

-Royal Palace at Caserta (2 hours)

-Sorrento (2 hours 15 minutes)

-Sassi Caves at Matera (2 hours 30 minutes)


Discover a taste of the "real" Italy; this region will let you experience Southern Italian hospitality and warmth at it's very best - the locals are friendly, welcoming, and helpful - you will soon really feel like a part of this Italian community!

Some ideas of things to see and do locally:

- Tour Calitri Castle and local ceramics museum (only a five minute walk from your holiday home)

- Visit the charming town of Melfi, with it's impressive Castle and extensive museum.

- Spend a sunny afternoon at the beautiful Monticchio Lakes and Abby (Rent a paddle boat!)

- Wander around Nusco - a nearby, picturesque Hill Town with a fabulous Sunday market.

- Venosa, with it's story-book castle and birthplace of the ancient poet, Horace and Composer Gesualdo

- Aquilona's Roman ruins and museum

- Lagopesole - one of Frederick II's great Norman Castles

- Tour the local vineyards (and maybe do some wine tasting)

- Shop for hand-made ceramics

- Do nothing but lounge by the local town/hotel pool in the sun all day

- EAT! Eating out is a wonderfully tasty and affordable experience in Calitri!

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18 Aug 2013


"Peaceful stepping stone for southern Italy"

Delightful apartment in the medieval area of a hilltop town in mid-southern Italy. The owners are so helpful and everything went beautifully. Although we had some high temperatures during our stay, … More

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Nicole M.

  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:07 Jan 2015

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