Frequently Asked Questions


Why should we write our phone number ?

It is important you write your phone number - complete of dial code - because of these reasons :

it may happen your mail box is full , our e-mail is mistakely confused as spam and so erased automatically, you write us a wrong e-mail address and because of a lot of other reasons.

Do you generally answer quickly to the e-mails ?

Yes, we generally answer quickly or by following 24 hours

Where are you?

We are in Sicily, in the area of Alcamo, Trapani province, on the Provincial road SP 10 towards Camporeale, about 11 km far away from Alcamo.

Are the prices indicated for apartment or for each person?

Prices are for apartment or room according to the established number of occupants.

How many apartments and rooms are there in the building?
There are two apartments and two rooms.

Are pets allowed?
Yes. Small size pets are allowed.To allow medium size pets you can agree with the direction.Of course, we trust in your (and their) good manners to avoid any inconvenience to other guests on the farm.

Is there a restaurant?
Yes, there is . We can  offer B&B, HB and FB. In our restaurant you can find the sicilian cooking delights and a rich vegetarian cooking.We use only home made vegetables just picked up. If you wish you can pick up by yourself vegetables you want we cook for you at lunch time or at dinner time. During the meals our home made wines will be waited on you. For children we are able to make a special menu.

Do you have a particularly romantic apartment or room?

We have many guests who prefer us to spend their honeymoon. Birds' song,nature, silence, walks, romantic dinners make Agriturismo Tarantola one of the most romantic places in the world.

 What are the check-in and check-out times?
Check-in from 12,30 p.m. in then.
Ckeck-out by 11,00 a.m.
Check in times can be modified: it depends on your requirements.

Can we arrive in the late evening ?

If your plane lands in the late evening our staff will wait for you.

Do the rooms include sheets, blankets or any other household items?
Yes, they do. You do not need to bring anything from home.

Do you let apartments or rooms for one night or a week ?
We let apartments and rooms also only for one night.

How far are you from Palermo or Trapani?
Both cities are at about 50 minutes by car.

Do you have any taxi service ?

Yes, we do. We can book taxi service for you both you come from cities and you come from airports.

Is there any horse riding center nearby?
Yes,there is. There is an horse riding center with guides and instructors.

Is it possible to cook in the apartments?
Yes, it is. Our apartments have got a small kitchen.

Is there a garden? 
Yes, there is. Around the farmhouse there is a nice garden,with 32  hectares of wineyards, olive trees and fields of our property where you can walk freely. There are footpaths where you can trek or have a walk.

Where do your guests generally come from?
They generally come from all over the world, especially from the United States of America, New Zealand, Australia, and Europe.

Do you organize any tours ?

Collaborating with a tour operator we organize for you some tours, for example : Segesta, Erice, Marsala and Mozia , Trapani and the salt road, Scopello and the Zingaro reserve, Selinunte, Agrigento,Palermo, Monreale and so on.

Do you organize cooking courses?

Yes, we do. We organize sicilian cooking courses on booking.

Do you also organize any wine and olive oil tastings ?

Yes, we organize wine and olive oil tastings both for our guests and for groups.

Are you able to give us road directions?

Yes, we are. Our staff is at your disposition for any explanation about any itineraries required by you advising you the shortest ways to reach your destinations

We hope you have found an answer to your questions.

If not, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or e-mail.

Telephone number : 0039 329 2713073 E-mail address :




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