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Via delle Ginestre, 38, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I spent one night there with my wife in May 2014. The house is slightly outside Zafferana, easily reachable by car, the owner is knowledgable and will surely help you if needed. The room was perfectly clean, big enough with a spacious bathroom. The breakfast was ok and the location is very convenient to reach Rifugio Sapienza. If I remember... More

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My wife and I spent two nights at Villa Hirschen in Zafferana Etnea - great location - 10 to 15 minute walk to the center of Zafferana, so didn't need to use the car - always a blessing for me when attempting to drive in Italy. Breakfast was fine, rooms were clean and the entire residence was very well cared... More

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Stamford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We visited Zafferana Etnea in October of 2013 and were fortunate enough to stumble across Villa Hirschen. The place was wonderful, the room big, clean and very comfortable. We were given a room with a balcony facing the Etna and were able to see it erupting from the balcony. We had an opportunity to take tremendous pictures. The Owner, Mr... More

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Gharghur, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Spent a long relaxed weekend in Sicily. Our stay at Villa Hirschen was very satisfactory. The Russo's are a very nice couple always ready to help.The rooms are very pleasant and clean.The area of Zafferana is very peaceful. Will surely vist Sicily again and Villa Hirschen .

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011

My Girlfriend and i were made very welcome by Mr Russo,the Hotel was very comfortable with great views of Etna and and down towards the coast,highly recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

Zafferana Etnea is a delightful small hillside town. Superb views to the sea & to Mt Etna. In August lots going on in the town. Performances in the amphi- theatre, open air dancing in the centre. A vibrant atmosphere after dark in the town plazza, but not alot happens until after 10pm, so best do as the locals do, take... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011 via mobile

Had a wonderful stay. Mr Russo and his family can't do enough for you. It's up the hill from the town centre and is a peaceful oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the busy square. Suggest you hire a car as buses aren't that available if you want to go further afield but to be honest Mr Russo... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

stayed 1 night in July 2011 while touring the Volcano. Very nice owner arranged for a guide to take us to the craters and to the different sightseeing areas around it. We had a spacious, very well lit, quiet and clean room, which included a nice terrace to enjoy the view of the roofs and steeple of Zaffarea Etnea (the... More

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Address: Via delle Ginestre, 38, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
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Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Zafferana Etnea
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Villa Hirschensorge sulla turistica Zafferana Etnea, città che affascinò poeti, pittori e star, a metà fra il mare e l’Etna, immersa nella natura e nelle antiche tradizioni della Sicilia autentica. Sede ideale per effettuare escursioni nel parco dell'Etna e nelle principali città d'arte siciliane, Villa Hirschen è immersa nel paradiso boschivo etneo, in una moderna struttura con grande parcheggio interno. Ci piace offrirVi il miglior comfort ( TV satellitare, radio, frigobar, aria condizionata, mini cassaforte, telefono diretto e tanto altro) ed – al contempo – il fascino di una vista sul mare e sull'Etna che davvero non possiamo descriverVi. Situated in the tourist Zafferana, a town which attracted poets, writers and stars, halfway between the sea and the 'Etna, surrounded by nature and ancient traditions and authentic Sicilian.An ideal base for excursions in the Etna Park and most major cities in Sicily, Villa Hirschen is immersed in the paradise forests of Etna, in a modern facility with great parking. We like to offer you the best comfort (TV, radio, minibar, air conditioning, mini safe, direct dial telephone and much more) and - simultaneously - the charm of a sea and Mount Etna, which really can not describe. ... more   less 
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