Tenuta Edonè

 

In Sicily, at the intersection of three natural parks, perfect marriage between art, culture, entertainment, food and wine and a short distance from Taormina, stands the Tenuta Edonè, immersed in the Alcantara Valley at the foot of Mount Etna, one of the most attractive places in eastern Sicily, and protected from the Nebrodi mountains. Historic house dating back to the mid-nineteenth century, the estate is unique in the tourist panorama of the Valley territory, so to be chosen in the seventies by the famous director Francis Ford Coppola as the setting of some scenes of his masterpiece The Godfather.

At the farm there is the helm Anna Cannuli that, after a career as a consultant, has arrived in this special holiday about ten years ago, with the will to thoroughly renovate it and then turn it into a tourist accommodation. A ride in the choice of the name, maybe fate. Driven by the desire to tie its structure to something that could postpone the Greek culture, having been colonized by the Greeks, Anna opens the greek vocabulary and the first word that strikes the eye is Edonè: Edonè as pleasure, which deity Edonè extraordinarily beautiful daughter of Eros and Psyche, whose history Anna knows very well when a child had approached the reading of the mythological tale of Apuleius.

As the best tradition, Tenuta Edonè is part of a farm extended for four hectares around the ancient building , which is the business center and the farmhouse where Anna, his son and his valuable employees live with their guests. The agricultural care company with a passion that distinguishes those who practice agriculture by choice and not by compulsion orchards and olive groves, from which arise a great extra virgin olive oil and vegetables from the genuine flavor that are used in the production of specialty-related Sicilian culinary tradition that tell centuries of history, traditions and customs of this island. A real journey of taste to discover the flavors of the past, this is the objective of Anna and the chef Enzo, which delights her guests with excellent fish dishes.

Tenuta Edonè offers accommodation in 12 rooms that differ from each other, equipped for maximum comfort and furnished with great style and sophistication, where the colors of the walls blend harmoniously with the elegant fabrics selected by the owner, creating a magical atmosphere.

To embellish the estate there is a pool surrounded by greenery and a tasting room based on keeping the original features of the old winery, where it is still present on the press mechanism for pressing grapes tanks for wine, which today are the beautiful private sitting.

Strategically located, the farm offers the opportunity to undertake numerous wine and food and nature trails that will take you for example to the majestics Gole of Alcantara, it eroded rock inlets from the water slide, Etna, the largest volcano of Europe and all the small and characteristic places of historical and cultural interest that the zone contains.

The extreme attention to detail, as well as cleaning and high quality of services offered, but above all the family atmosphere and the warm welcome the hosts reserve for each of their guests are the characteristics that distinguish this elegant residence of campaign that offers you a blend tradition and modernity. Allow yourself the luxury of relaxing in an environment that has the aroma of home!