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La Timpa International Camping Acireale ***

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La Timpa International camp site is located on the Gulf of Catania on the east coast. The camping grounds higher up are set in an area dominated by lemon trees and typical mediterranean flowers.

La Timpa occupies a unique location: in a protected park (Park Timpa di Arcireale) at the foot of the imposing Mount Etna, Europe's largest active volcano. You can take the lift hewn out of solidified lava from the camp site to a special platform where you can sunbathe or enjoy the sea which is below you, and go to a terrace with a private beach furnished with top class free deckchairs and a hot shower. There is a playground for the children but they can also enjoy a game of table tennis or table football. There is also beach volleyball and bowling at La Timpa. You can enjoy Italian cuisine in the restaurant or pizzeria (open all year with splendid sea views): everything at La Timpa is based on friendliness and hospitality.

Acireale is well known for its annual Carnival parties. There is plenty to see in the vicinity; excursions by 4WD to the top of the 3323 metre high Etna are organised daily. You can also go to the top by cable car! In the lava caves just a few minutes from the site you can see the typical Sicilian puppetry folklore. The large harbour town of Catania is located just south of Acireale. Ferries from Naples or Reggio di Calabria (southern Italy) arrive here. A bit further away is the centuries old town of Syracuse, originally Greek, with remains of the many cultures that influenced the island. The coastal motorway offers a pleasant drive to Messina on Sicily's northern point.
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  • Free cancellation up to 31 December 2016
  • Free amendments up to 1 March 2017

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The mobile homes are a model specially constructed for La Timpa and are suitable for up to 4 people. Layout: living room with kitchen, television and CD player provided. Two bedrooms each with a double bed, bathroom. Patio with garden furniture.
Included in the price
  • Persons 2
  • Tourist tax is not included
Remaining information
  • Extra tent allowed
  • Pillows are available
  • Accommodation suitable for max. amount of pers.: 4
  • Blankets are available
  • Airconditioning is available
  • TV connection is available
  • Dogs not allowed
Mobile home with sea views (suitable for 4 people). Bungalow. Layout: one bedroom with a double bed, one bedroom with two single beds, living/dining area (incl. sofa bed), kitchen, bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin.
Covered patio with garden furniture. You have views of the sea from this mobile home!
Included in the price
  • Persons 2
  • Tourist tax is not included
Remaining information
  • Pillows are available
  • Extra tent allowed
  • Blankets are available
  • Airconditioning is available
  • Accommodation suitable for max. amount of pers.: 5
  • Dogs not allowed
The camping pitches are about 50m² in size. There is plenty of shade from the trees, no superfluous luxury in Sicily's warmest summer months.
Included in the price
  • Electricity (A) 6
  • Persons 2
  • Tent or caravan is included
  • Electricity is included
  • Car is included
  • Tourist tax is not included
Remaining information
  • Extra tent allowed
  • Dogs allowed
  • Accommodation suitable for max. amount of pers.: 6

*This accommodation cannot be booked from our own supply. We will ask the campsite if the accommodation is still available

It is possible to book accommodation on request. This means the accommodation is no longer directly available for booking from our supply. Often, Suncamp holidays can still arrange the accommodation for you by consulting the campsite. This process takes two to four working days.

As soon as we have heard from the campsite, we will inform you via e-mail or phone if your booking can be arranged. If your request is approved, the booking is definite and the terms and conditions apply. If there is no accommodation available and your request is denied, your reservation will automatically be cancelled.

La Timpa International Camping Acireale

Via Santa Maria La Scala 25
95024 - Acireale
Distance from Dover: 2,539 km

Plan route

Coordinates: 37°37'12"N 15°10'23"E

Situation of campsite
  • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
    • distance: 0 km
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance: 5 km
General information
Period of opening
01/01 till 31/12
01/01 till 31/12
1.8 ha
Total number of pitches

The facilities are checked each year by an ACSI inspector in the period May to September. Unfortunately, changes made at the camp site after the inspector\'s visit cannot be ruled out.

  • Wifi/ Internet

    • WiFi zone
  • Swimming

    • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
    • Situated on the coast (max. 0.5 km)
  • Beach

    • Stony beach
    • Rocky coastline
  • For children

    • Children's playground: small
  • Recreation (adults)

    • Excursion programme (at least 2x a week - m.s.)
      • period: 01-07/31-08
  • Sport and games

    • Table tennis table
    • Video games
  • Water sports and recreation

    • Canoes
    • Fishing
    • Scuba diving
    • Snorkelling
  • Dogs

    • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
      • Max. total: 2
    • Dogs not allowed in low season
  • At the reception

    • Passport/identity card required
    • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
      • languages: English | French | Italian
    • Credit cards accepted
      • credit card: Amex | Diners Club | MasterCard | Visa Card
    • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Rental facilities

    • Canoes
  • Food and drink

    • Communal barbecue area
    • Fresh bread available at the camp site
      • period: 01-01/31-12
    • Pizzeria
      • period: 01-01/31-12
    • Restaurant (with ample choice)
      • period: 01-01/31-12
    • Barbecues permitted
      • type of BBQ: charcoal | gas
    • Bar
      • period: 01-07/31-08
  • Toilet facilities

    • Washbasins: cold water
    • Washbasins: hot water
    • Showers: cold water
    • Showers: hot water
    • Standard toilets
    • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Washing, washing-up, cooking

    • Washing machine(s)
    • Ironing facilities
    • Laundry sinks: cold water
    • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Location

    • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
      • distance: 0 km
    • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
      • distance: 5 km
  • Ground and vegetation

    • Grass
    • Hard ground
    • Terraced site
    • Unshaded pitches
    • Pitches with some shade
    • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Miscellaneous

    • Patrolled grounds
    • Footpaths and roads are lit
    • Separate area for young people
  • Toilet facilities
  • Staff
  • Price - quality comparison
  • Camping pitch
  • Accommodation
  • Child friendliness
  • Entertainment
  • Sports facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Food and drink
  • Surroundings
Total score
8.0 Score from 4 reviews

Mooie ligging


Vue sur la mer, bien situé, bungalow propre et clair, acceuil sympathique et aidant.


Mooi gelegen aan zee, rustig, mooi uitzicht


Een kleine terassen camping, prachtig gelegen bij een klein siciliaans visserplaatje. De camping heeft prachtige terassen die uitkijken over de zee. Het personeel is super vriendelijk.
De accomodatie is oud, slechte slaapbank voor de 3e en 4e persoon. Voldoet verder wel en heeft een prachtig uitzicht. Met een heel enge lift kan je naar de zee, wij gingen altijd met z\'n 2en, voor het geval dat...


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