The strategic position of Villagrande Wine Resort allows guests to enjoy a whole variety of different locations and activities: by the sea, or in the mountains, sport or relaxation.
Trekking & Excursions
The beautiful countryside of the sheltered Etna National Park, combining woodlands and lava flow, offers many opportunities for spectacular walks. On our guided excursions, you can explore in complete safety and serenity the beauty and magnificence of our great volcano. The trip up to the craters on the summit is one of the most popular destinations for trekking enthusiasts in the Etna region.
Starting from Milo, there are many well-signposted routes suitable for either beginners or experts. There are a number of other routes you can cycle along, with or without a guide.
There are a variety of different tracks you can follow to explore the wonders of the volcano.
Just 2km away is the “Parco dello Scarbaglio” adventure park, with lots of thrilling adventure trails certain to please both adults and children.
Food and Wine Tours
Wine cellars, olive mills, the production of honey, pistachios, and citrus fruit jams; visits to the Palmento (Millstone) Museum and the fish and fruit markets, not to mention the wonderful pastry-shops and the very best restaurants along the coast and in the mountains: we can help arrange your very own personalized wine and food tour!
To explore the beautiful coast, you have a choice between luxury vessels, sailing boats, comfortable motor-boats, rubber dinghies to rent with or without a skipper, and even little fishing boats.
Here on the estate, guided by our expert staff, you can learn some of the secrets of the famous Sicilian cuisine.
The Picciolo golf club is only 20 Km away from our Resort. It offers golfers an 18-hole, par 72, SSS 71 course, 5,870 metres long. Fishing Trips
Going out to sea with the local fishermen and taking part in their work, then cooking and sharing the fish you have caught is certainly a unique and memorable experience. This exciting adventure in a natural environment provides a good example of careful, sustainable tourism.
Snorkelling and Diving
Just a short distance from the Wine Resort you can enjoy some wonderful dives into the depths of the Ionian Sea, to explore the underwater nature reserves and abandoned wrecks.