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“Exceptional Hospitality”
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B&B Tra I Frutti
Ranked #17 of 226 Agrigento B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 28 April 2012

We chose B&B Tra I Frutti because of its location to the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, and we are so glad we chose to stay there, even before we actually arrived. Due to multiple road construction areas, we got lost with a few wrong turns. Giuseppe and Paola were wonderful in helping us get to their place. In fact, once we were able to identify where we were, Giuseppe actually drove to our location in the the next town to find us and drove so we could follow him back to the B&B. We knew right then and there that the service was going to be exceptional.

The rooms were simple, yet very comfortable and quiet. A bottle of their own wine from their orchard was given to us, along with chilled bottled water to make our stay more enjoyable. The breakfast was traditional Sicilian style and was filling and delicious. We enjoyed our conversation with our hosts over breakfast and learned a lot about Italian and Sicilian life (they are fluent in English).

If we ever go back to Sicily, we will be staying here again. Thank you, Paola and Giuseppe, for making our stay wonderful. We will have found memories from our trip in Sicily because of your hospitality.

Room Tip: We were in the Limone room, and found it to be very comfortable.
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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 26 April 2012

We decided to stay at Tra I Frutti because it made a convenient base for exploring the region where our ancestors were born and spent their youth. It was a great location for this purpose since it kept us out of city traffic and had easy access to major highways. Little did we know, until our arrival, that the best reason for selecting Tra I Frutti was our most genial host Giuseppe, Paola, and their son Lorenzo. We stayed in two adjoining suits that were simple, but very spacious and comfortable, each having a separate bedroom and a sitting room with an extra single bed, breakfast table and sink. The bathroom was roomy and efficient. Our morning always started with good cheer, a variety of steaming coffees or tea, sweets, fruit, bread and a different cheese and deli meat each day. We were even treated to eggs from the hen house on our second day. Giuseppe and Paola were very generous host, treating us to prosciutto, cheese, bread and their wonderful home grown wine and olive oil on our arrival; they opened their common room to us for late night computer use and reading; and encouraged us to explore the orchids of fruit trees, olive trees, grape vines and the colorful blooms of the almond trees. Giuseppe's knowledge of the area routed us through lush Sicilian landscapes and verdant mountain reserves that were as soul searing as the visits to our ancestral villages. You will not find better host or value for your money in all of Sicily, or a more beautiful area to explore the Sicilian country side and ancient villages. A truly Sicilian gem.

Room Tip: If you are a family with children, the suits separated from the main hose are best. Couples might en...
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  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 December 2011

Tra 1 Frutti B&B is a hidden treasure .Operated by a most gracoius couple fluent in both English and Italian . They serve a delightful table of fruit, jams and pastries for breakfast make their own wine as well . The cottages are quite nice surrounded by a working orchard . Not far from the Valley of the Temples or a convenient shopping mall. not to be missed

Room Tip: all the rooms were nice
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  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 November 2011

We had a wonderful stay at the Tra i Frutti.
The room was very clean, simple furnished. Very good value for money.
The breakfast was just fabulous, fresh from the area. The owner family was
very helpful and extremely friendly. It is a place we would return to again, when
back in Sicily!

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 November 2011

We stayed for two nights on 11-13 Nov. great base to discover Agrigento and the local area. Although they had been doing roadworks on the SS640 the road from the b&b to The Valley of the Temples is now open. Paolo and Giuseppe are a lovely couple. Nothing was too much trouble, very informative re sights and restaurants etc - They are just so nice that you don't think of them as your hosts more like friends.

  • Stayed: November 2011
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Reviewed 8 November 2011

We stayed 1 night in this peaceful B&B and enjoyed the service and the friendly hosts a lot. We were even thinking about prolonging the stay by one more night. The hosts are very warmhearted, welcoming and they care a lot about their guest, unlike in other B&Bs.
The garden and the rooms are just excellent. Not to mention the big breakfast. This B&B deserves all 5 stars!!!
Thanks for a lovely stay Paola and Guiseppe! Evgenia & Matthias

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 October 2011

I'm embarassed that it has taken me so long to write this review. We stayed at this lovely B&B for 4 nights at the beginning of September. The B&B is located in the beautiful Sicilian countryside with breath-taking views. Paola and Guiseppe are the perfect hosts, willing to spend whatever time it takes to answer your questions, get to know you, explain the process of making olive oil, etc. (and their son Lorenzo is adorable). They also gave us excellent recommendations of all types (beaches, restaurants, local sites, etc)

Our room was spacious with a small kitchenette decent size bathroom, and very clean. Breakfasts were plentiful, with absolutely amazing pastries which we could not resist. Since we were there at the end of the summer was had breakfast on the veranda with other guests. It was wonderful to meet the different people staying at Tra I Frutti.

The b&b is conviently located. We made trips to Agrigento, the beach, and the towns near by. We had a GPS in our car, which was very helpful getting around Sicily.

If you are travelling to Sicily the must see is Valley of the Temples and, given that, the best place to stay is Tra I Frutii. We cannot say enough good things about this place and its owners. Saying goodbye was like saying goodbye to family.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about B&B Tra I Frutti

Address: Km 25 Strada Statale 640 | Racalmuto, 92100, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Agrigento > Agrigento
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 226 B&Bs / Inns in Agrigento
Price Range: £42 - £78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Country house with pool. Set amongst vineyards and olive grove, it'is located between the Mediterranean Sea and the hills of Sicily. Just 15 minutes drive from Valley of the Temples in Agrigento and 25 minutes from Porto Empedocle on the coast. Free parking is provided.Rooms are bright and colourful with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and a TV. Each one has a fridge, a private bathroom and views across the peaceful green surroundings.You can relax out in the garden with BBQ and a swimming pool that is open from mid-May until late October. Breakfast each morning includes Sicilian marmalades, traditional local desserts and hot and cold drinks. ... more   less 
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