In the heart of the ancient Emporio Segestano, known today as
Castellammare del Golfo, a famous town with ancient fishing traditions,
the Residence Le Pleiadi is a renovated historical building, located in
the very central via Nunzio Nasi, dating back to the late 1800’s that
retains all its charm and architectural aspects of the original design.
The apartment hotel has 8 mini apartments, 1 roomed/studio, 2 roomed
and 3 roomed apartments. They are situated on the ground, first and
second floors with wooden roof beams. They can accommodate 2 to 6 people
and are suitable for disabled people.
The name “Pleiadi” derives from the Greek word “pleios” which
means multitude, abundance or from “pluin” which means sailing, because
when the star of the Plejadi shines after winter, it is the beginning of
spring. In the millennium A.C. the Plejadi appearing in the Spring skies
indicated the beginning of the season for sailing and tuna fishing
(mattanza), an antique practice in these parts. When they were no longer
in view in the Autumn night skies, it was time to leave the boats in the