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Verdura Resort is situated on the south-west coast of Sicily 15 minutes from the attractive seaside town of Sciacca. Set in a valley of olive groves, the luxury resort is 40km from the ancient town of Agrigento.
The closest airport is at Palermo, the island's capital. Palermo International Airport can easily be reached by plane from many European cities. The Island also has two other airports; Trapani Airport is located on the West coast whilst Catania Airport is located on the East.
Verdura Resort has its own helipad for guests wishing to arrive by helicopter. Transfers by private car from all airports can also be arranged. Alternatively, it is easy to hire a car from all three main airports.
From Palermo Airport Falcone e Borsellino (PMO)
The airport is 133 km from the Resort and the journey is approximately 80 minutes drive by car. Take the motorway A29 Palermo- Mazara del Vallo. Take the exit Castelvetrano towards the E931 road. Then follow the sign Agrigento/Menfi/ Castelvetrano/Sciacca. Turn left at E931 and then left onto SS115, taking the ramp towards Agrigento/Sciacca and merging onto the S115. Continue for approx. 42 km, passing by Sciacca. The Resort is at SS115 km 131.
From Trapani Airport Birgi (TPS)
The airport is 139 km from the Resort and the journey is approximately 90 mins drive by car. Go straight on to Contrada Birgi Novi. Take the SP1 and then the SP21. Take the A29 Palermo-Mazara del Vallo. Take the exit Castelvetrano. Follow the sign Agrigento/Menfi/Castelvetrano/Sciacca. Turn left at E931 and then left to SS115. Taking the ramp towards Agrigento/Sciacca and merging onto the S115. Continue for approx. 42 km, passing by Sciacca. The Resort is at SS115 km 131.
From Catania Airport Fontanarossa (CTA)
The airport is at 215 km from the Resort and at 2h30 min drive. Take Primosole road then turn right to Strada Tredicesima Zona Industriale.Go straight on to SP69. At the roundabout take the 1st exit and go straight on to Asse di Spia Est-Ovest. Take the E45 Tangenziale Catania and follow directions to Catania Circonvallazione Aeroporto A19 Palermo-Catania A18 Messina. Go straight on RA15/E45 and follow direction to Palermo. Take A19 Palermo Caltanissetta and take the exit Caltanissetta centro. Take the SS640 and cross Caltanissetta. Take the SS115/E931 direction to Trapani. The Resort is at SS115 km 131.
Sky diving or a wine tour. Renaissance palaces or a private flight above rocky mountain ranges, olive groves and sandy beaches. Sicily presents a fascinating mix of activities. We’re here to help you access them with ease. Explore ancient sights and churches in nearby Sciacca. Nearby, Agrigento is home to the Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The capital, Palermo, is just over an hour’s drive, and the Aeolian, Egadi and Pelagian islands can be reached by helicopter.
Enjoy a thrilling helicopter ride to the summit of Mount Etna, which dominates the landscape. An expert guide will meet you at the top and lead you around the volcanic craters
The Temples of Agrigento
Described by Greek poet Pindar as “the most beautiful city of mortals”, Agrigento has some of the best preserved ancient Greek buildings outside Greece itself.
Temple of Hera
The largest archaeological site in Europe, with an extraordinary collection of ruins. Founded by Greek colonists in the 6th century BC, today you’ll find columns and stones strewn around the peaceful countryside and the Temple of Hera that still stands.
Rocco Forte Journeys
We have created bespoke excursions to help you explore and discover Sicily. Our cuisine and wines. Our architecture and landscapes. The past and present.
- The Sicilian Heritage Route
- In the Footsteps of the Il Gattopardo (The Leopard)
- The South Route
- The Occidental Route
- The Treasure of the Gods Tour
- Between Heaven and Earth Tour
- Wine Tour
- Culinary Tour
- Adventure Tours through the countryside