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For families looking for sunnier climes without the cost, Sicily is an inspired choice. With April temperatures nudging 18°C, the weather is ideal for a family adventure on one of Europe’s most fascinating islands. Climb a volcano Wander across the lunar landscape of Europe’s highest active volcano. Choose from a selection of jeep tours and guided walks, depending on the age of your children, to explore the smoking craters and snaking lava flows of Mount Etna. Villa Viscalori is a traditional Sicilian villa, with antique furniture and ceramics with a pool and huge garden that overlook the slopes of Mount…

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Springtime in Sicily is awash with spectacular processions, floral displays and warm sunshine. Take a look at some of our favourite Spring events. Easter on Sicily’s north west coast The Procession of the Mysteries in Trapani on Good Friday is amongst the most evocative and traditional of Sicily’s Easter celebrations. The 24-hour event sees a two-mile procession of thousands of people and marching bands follow the 20 wooden ‘Mysteries’ as they are carried on volunteers’ shoulders through the streets of the city. Nearby, there are also Good Friday processions at Erice and Buseto Palizzolo. Cupole Arabe’s unique dome-shaped accommodation is…

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We’re only a couple of weeks into the New Year but we reckon it’s never too early to start planning a spring or summer break – and it seems that the UK press agrees with us! Media pages over the last two weeks have been jam-packed with great holiday ideas, for families, couples and for groups of friends, with several Wish Sicily villas amongst them. In case you missed them, here’s a selection of the best. Daily Telegraph – 75 Greatest Family Holidays for 2018 The Telegraph’s round-up of 75 Greatest Family Holidays was every parent’s answer to organising their…

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If you’re anything like us, as soon as the last crumbs of panettone are hoovered up, summer holidays are next on the agenda! While it’s tempting to put off any final decision making, if you’re one of the lucky ones with some time off work between Christmas and New Year, this is the ideal opportunity to put your heads together. So just to start you on your way, we’ve gathered together some of our favourite holiday ideas. Happy holiday planning and Happy New Year! Easter treats Bask in some early Spring sunshine on an Easter break in Sicily. As well…

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With up to six hours of sunshine a day and temperatures hovering around the high teens, the beautiful weather in Sicily in October makes it a great spot for an October half-term break. Beaches and the most popular attractions are crowd-free while in towns and villages, the scent of roasted chestnuts wafts around market stalls piled high with freshly-gathered mushrooms. Better news still – it’s never been easier to find cheap holidays to Sicily as you can save up to 20% on your accommodation with Wish Sicily during half-term week! These are just a few of our top ideas for a…

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When it comes to holiday plans, making sure that you are booking at the best possible time is never easy.  A recent article on AOL Travel includes general advice from us on the benefits of booking early, plus plenty of other helpful tips, but based on bookings during recent years and customer feedback, these are a few of the villas in Sicily which we expect to get snapped up ahead of the rest. The large group villa Villa Dioscuri looks out over the Tyrrhenian coast from a spectacular dining terrace and magnificent infinity pool. Inside, there is ample space for…

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Re-charge your batteries with a late summer sun break in Sicily and save up to 20% on the cost of your villa!  Temperatures in Sicily are extremely comfortable in September, hovering around the mid-20’s mark, and the sea is still pleasantly warm, having gathered heat throughout the summer. We still have availability throughout September in some of our most popular villas as well as in a couple of our new properties. Villa with pool in south east Sicily Save £438: Villa Lumia (sleeps 8) is a contemporary villa with a private pool and views across the countryside to the south…

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The other love island: Why Sicily has everything you need for the perfect honeymoon Whether you are planning a lovely honeymoon in Sicily all inclusive, the best bit is heading off the next morning to a romantic hideaway for two. In Sicily, you can be sure of secluded sandy beaches and delicious food and wine, alongside the promise of sunny days from as early as April right through to September and October. Find your Sicily honeymoon packages: Honeymoon in a private Sicily villa with private pool and Jacuzzi When you can cool down in your own private pool and jacuzzi and…

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If you are planning a last-minute escape to the sun, we have unexpected availability in a couple of our top properties, with discounts of up to 25% and suggestions on how to save up to £1000. Villa Arte Mare Blue has a secluded infinity pool which looks out over the Sicilian countryside to the coast from its blissfully peaceful location in the hills above Cefalù. The owner’s vintage art collection is scattered throughout the 5-bedroom villa and mature garden, which has a superb covered outdoor kitchen with pizza oven. Spend lazy days on the beach, explore UNESCO world heritage sites…

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Here in Sicily, our long, hot sunny days stretch well into September, and beyond. So just when most people are heading back from their summer breaks, a holiday in Sicily right at the end of August looks infinitely appealing. If you are restricted by school holidays, you can still squeeze in a week over the August Bank Holiday and make sure that everyone returns to school and work re-energised and raring to go! Alternatively, we have excellent availability at some of our top villas throughout September. To help you choose, we have picked out a selection of our most popular…