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Picciolo Etna Golf Resort


Picciolo Etna Golf Resort

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Il Picciolo Etna Golf Resort is located in a beautiful area of the Etna National Park. Situated on the gentle slopes of the lower part of the volcano, the hotel is surrounded by typical Mediterranean scrub landscape including gnarled olive trees, hazelnut trees and rows of vineyards. Apart from the resort’s 98 rooms the complex also features a restaurant and a wellness centre, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a fitness centre and a golf clubhouse with restaurant, pro shop, golf bag storage area, changing rooms and a wonderful 18 hole golf course.

Il Picciolo was the first golf course to have opened in Sicily and was designed by Luigi Rota Caremoli. Marvellous views of Etna enhance the landscape and the golf course offers a very picturesque panorama of the surrounding countryside. The fact that the resort is situated at 650 metres above sea level ensures that the temperatures remain pleasantly cool during the heat of the summer and mild in the winter. The course iso pen for play throughout the whole year.

The course has hosted the following international tour events:

  • Italian Ladies Open (1995 & 1996)
  • Sicilian Ladies Italian Open (1997 & 2011)
  • Sicilian Seniors Open (2010)

Technical data

18 holes, Par 72, 5870 metres.




  • Driving range
  • Pro shop


All year round

How to reach us

A18 Motorway:  Catania to Messina – Fiumefreddo di Sicilia Exit (15 kms)  Follow the S.S.120 towards Randazzo. At the crossroads for Castiglione di Sicilia continue along the S.S.120 for about another kilometre and you will find at Km. 200 the entrance to "Il Picciolo Golf Club"
Contact info
S.S. 120 Km 200, C. da Rovittello,
95012 Castiglione di Sicilia (CT)
Ph.: +39 0942 986384
Fax: +39 0942 986034

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