Sicily

Casa Angelo

Casa Angelo

Casa Angelo, Sicily

Casa Angelo is a majestic, six-bedroom villa overlooking the sea with direct access to a beach. This wonderful property can accommodate 12 guests. Bedrooms ...

  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Maximum Guests: 12
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Location: North west
From £643per night
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Casa Gina

Casa Gina

Casa Gina, Sicily

Casa Gina is a rustic four bedroom Sicily villa nestled on a hilltop with views of Cefalu's La Rocca. The villa has plenty of outdoor space for social gatherings and a lovely pool ...

  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Maximum Guests: 8
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Location: Cefalù (North Sicily)
From £409per night
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Casa Sadie

Casa Sadie

Casa Sadie, Sicily

Casa Sadie is located in large, landscaped gardens with many shaded areas and large trees. This lovely Sicily villa features five bedrooms and can accommodate 10 guests. There are ...

  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Maximum Guests: 10
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Location: Near Palermo
From £456per night
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Villa Baglio

Villa Baglio

Villa Baglio, Sicily

Villa Baglio is a lovely three bedroom Sicily villa with plenty of outdoor space. There is lush gardens for exploring, soaring palm trees, shady spots and of course, a swimming poo...

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Maximum Guests: 6
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Location: Zafferana Etnea (East Sicily)
From £572per night
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Villa Beautiful

Villa Beautiful

Villa Beautiful, Sicily

Villa Beautiful is a stunning beachfront villa with direct access onto a pebbly beach. The villa is surrounded by a well kept garden with palm trees and ancient olive trees for tho...

  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Maximum Guests: 16
  • Bathrooms: 7
  • Location: Letojanni, Sicily
From £794per night
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Villa Enlightenment

Villa Enlightenment

Villa Enlightenment, Sicily

Villa Enlighenment is a stunning countryside property within walking distance to the beach and close to the town of Sciacca in Sicily. It is a four bedroom, five bathroom villa com...

  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Maximum Guests: 8
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Location: Sciacca, Sicily
From £550per night
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Villa Freda

Villa Freda

Villa Freda, Sicily

Villa Freda is a charming 2 bedroom Sicily villa located in the countryside with wonderful views of the sea in the distance. The villa has modern furnishings and can accommodate fo...

  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Maximum Guests: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Location: Campofelice di Roccella (North Sicily)
From £363per night
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Villa Perlina

Villa Perlina

Villa Perlina, Sicily

Villa Perlina can be described as a Sicilian aristocratic estate with magnificent gardens and pool area. The property is approximately a 20 minute drive from Catania Airport and bo...

  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Maximum Guests: 14
  • Bathrooms: 8
  • Location: Viagrande (East Sicily)
From £911per night
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Villa Splendida

Villa Splendida

Villa Splendida, Sicily

Villa Splendida is a beautiful contemporary villa on the south coast of Sicily near to the village of Eraclea Minoa. The Villa has 5 stunning bedrooms, and a magnificent private po...

  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Maximum Guests: 10
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Location: South coast, Sicily
From £618per night
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Villa Vento

Villa Vento

Villa Vento, Sicily

Villa Vento is a beautiful Sicilian villa in a private residence above Giardini-Naxos with views over Taormina. This villa has four bedrooms and bathrooms and has a large private p...

  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Maximum Guests: 8
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Location: Taormina, Sicily
From £657per night
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GETTING THERE

Many airlines operate to the island including regional UK airports. The 2 main airports in Sicily is Catania airport on the east coast and in the north west.


Capital: Palermo
Flying time: 3 hours
Language: Italian
Country size: 25,711 square kilometres
Time Difference from the UK: + 1 hour Winter / 0 hours Summer
Currency: Euros
Voltage: 230V
Driving: Drive on right hand side
Airports: Catania airport and Palermo airport have the most flights but there are smaller / regional airports
Entry Requirements: British citizens do not require a visa. You will require a valid passport with 6 months validity.
Water: Tap water is safe to drink
Beaches: Sicily boasts some fantastic beaches including Cefalu - The long sandy beach at Cefalu makes for an ideal family day out. Mondello tops the list for convenience and popularity.
Health & Safety: No inoculations are needed. Sicily is a safe island and the locals are very friendly and accommodating. As with any destination be vigilant and don’t leave high worth items without supervision.

The Mediterranean climate is characterised by moderate temperatures, wet winters and dry summers. … Sicily’s climate also varies between its coastal and inland regions.

August is the hottest month in Sicily with an average temperature of 22.35°C (72°F) and the coldest is January at 8.65°C (48°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 10 in July. The wettest month is December with an average of 78.6mm of rain. The best month to swim in the sea is in August when the average sea temperature is 26.5°C (80°F).


Sicily

Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and one of the 20 regions of Italy. Located just off the “toe” of Italy’s boot, this island is rich in history and has many places of interest to visit from the Valley of the Temples to the Cappella Palatina, a former royal chapel in capital city Palermo. On Sicily’s eastern edge is Mount Etna, one of Europe’s highest active volcanoes.

Sicily is considered to be  one of the pearls of Southern Italy. The island is split into 5 provinces: Palermo (regional capital), Agrigento, Catania, Caltanissetta, Enna, Messina, Ragusa, Siracusa and Trapani.

There are many places of interest to visit including Etna, the greatest active volcano in Europe. This is one of the fundamental stops for those wanting to discover this region. Its spectacular eruptions have created unique landscapes over the centuries. As well as the diverse nature and the beaches of Sicily, there are many islands scattered around. They are all charming islands but it is the Aeolian Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, that deserves to be mentioned. The archipelago comprises seven islands – Lipari, Vulcano, Stromboli, Salina, Filicudi, Alicudi and Panarea – as well as a series of islets and rocks of smaller dimension. The history of the Aeolian Islands are clearly bound to the Volcanoes. Here you can plunge into the deep blue of the sea, make excursions to visit the many caves scattered along the coasts, relax on the small beaches lapped by crystal-clear waters and enjoy the delicious local food and fish dishes.

 

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