Villas in Sicily for culture-seekers

Villas in Sicily for culture-seekers

Get the inside track on art and architecture on a guided tour of some of the key sights in Sicily

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Holiday lettings and villas in Sicily for culture-seekers

Get the inside track on Sicily’s art and architecture on a guided tour of some of the key sights on the island. Combine visits to some of Sicily’s most fascinating historical locations, such as Agrigento, Selinunte and Segesta, with a visit to local vineyards.

 

Arab-Norman Palermo, Monreale and Cefalù >>

A full day guided tour is an excellent way to visit the UNESCO world heritage sites in the north west of the island. Start off with the Norman cathedral at Monreale before spending time in Palermo’s historic centre and ending up at the magnificent Duomo in Cefalù.

 

Sicily’s interior >>

Head inland to visit one of Sicily’s greatest treasures, the astonishing mosaics at the Villa Romana del Casale at Piazza Armerina.

 

Baroque Sicily >>

A tour of the baroque towns of the Val di Noto – including Ragusa Ibla, Modica and Noto – is a highlight for anyone staying in the south east of the island. Alternatively, a private guided tour is an excellent way of exploring Syracuse’s archaeological sites and its historic centre on the island of Ortigia.

 

Modern art in Sicily >>

Sitting alongside the island’s historical art treasures, contemporary art has a growing role on the island.  There are excellent art galleries and spaces in Palermo, Modica, Syracuse and Agrigento, and, in the Tusa valley, the open-air Fiumara d’Arte art museum. 

29 holiday homes
  • Villa Atena

    3 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Atena is an elegant and refined villa with pool and sea view, located near the baroque town of Ragusa, a few miles from the beautiful sandy beach of Scoglitti, on the south eastern coast of Sicily. The villa offers... read more »

    • from €172 to €400
      per night
    • from €1200 to €2800
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Afrodite

    4 Bedrooms, 9 Sleeps, 5 Bathrooms

    Afrodite is a charming luxury villa with pool and sea view, located in a panoramic position on a hill close to the beautiful baroque town of Ragusa, on the south east coast of Sicily. Inside the villa features... read more »

    • from €215 to €515
      per night
    • from €1500 to €3600
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 400-500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Casa Ulisse

    3 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    Hovering on the edge of a sandy beach to the south of of Ispica, Casa Ulisse is the perfect choice for a family or group of friends, with masses of outdoor space and situated just 50m from the water’s edge. It... read more »

    • from €225 to €421
      per night
    • from €1575 to €2950
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Gioi

    3 Bedrooms, 6 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    Villa Gioi is a lovely Mediterranean-style villa surrounded by beautiful olive and almond trees, located close to the beautiful baroque town of Noto, in the heart of south-eastern Sicily. Inside, the house is set on... read more »

    • from €194 to €390
      per night
    • from €1260 to €2730
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Stella

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    With a private pool, direct access to the beach and proximity to Palermo airport, Villa Stella is a great option for a week in the sun for families or a group of friends. Just a short distance from the attractive... read more »

    • from €214 to €557
      per night
    • from €1500 to €3900
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Le Case di Tindari

    11 Bedrooms, 21 Sleeps, 10 Bathrooms

    Le Case di Tindari is an exquisitely converted cluster of farmhouses for up to 21 guests, with a spectacular infinity private pool that has views over the Tyrrhenian coast. Spend leisurely days on long sandy... read more »

    • from €564 to €1682
      per night
    • from €3950 to €11776
      per week
    • priced for min 13 max 21
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size over 500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Sunny House

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 5 Bathrooms

    Sunny House is an extremely comfortable four-bedroom villa with pool close to the beach in south east Sicily. Situated on the outskirts of Syracuse, the villa is superbly placed for visiting Syracuse’s... read more »

    • from €200 to €440
      per night
    • from €1400 to €3000
      per week
    • priced for min 6 max 8
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Lo Scoglio

    2 Bedrooms, 5 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    Look beyond the slightly plain 60’s style exterior of this villa to uncover an absolute jewel of a property. Set on a blissfully peaceful complex with just four other villas, and totally private, the villa has... read more »

    • from €220 to €330
      per night
    • from €1540 to €2300
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Plemmirio

    3 Bedrooms, 6 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Gorgeous views and direct access to the translucent water of the Plemmirio Marine Reserve make this three-bedroom villa in south east Sicily extremely appealing. Just a short drive from the fascinating city of... read more »

    • from €180 to €392
      per night
    • from €1260 to €2750
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Barbecue
  • Casa del Carrubo

    2 Bedrooms, 5 Sleeps, 1 Bathrooms

    This two-bedroom villa sits amongst beautiful gardens, with a private pool and heated Jacuzzi, close to the fishing village of Calabernardo in south east Sicily. Ideal for a couple or a family with young children,... read more »

    • from €165 to €350
      per night
    • from €1150 to €2450
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 0-100 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Villa Alma

    4 Bedrooms, 9 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    This 4-bedroom villa with pool, situated between Milazzo and Messina in north east Sicily, looks out from its lofty position over spectacular countryside and the dramatic Aeolian islands. There is a good selection... read more »

    • from €190 to €420
      per night
    • from €1330 to €2940
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Arte Mare Blue

    5 Bedrooms, 10 Sleeps, 5 Bathrooms

    Quirky and contemporary, Villa Arte Mare Blue sits amongst glorious Sicilian countryside, just a short drive from the long sandy beaches of Cefalù and the north coast. Children (and adults!) will love the fun... read more »

    • from €418 to €842
      per night
    • from €2930 to €5900
      per week
    • priced for min 8 max 10
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Casa Azzurra

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    Walk to the beach at Mondello from this stylish villa with pool set in a peaceful residential area within walking distance of shops and restaurants. Less than 10km from Palermo city centre, the former fishing... read more »

    • from €585 to €871
      per night
    • from €4100 to €6100
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Renata

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    Overlooking the beach at Fontane Bianche, Villa Renata is ideal for families, with a private pool and direct access to a beautiful sandy beach and crystal-clear water. Syracuse is just 20 minutes away by car and the... read more »

    • from €214 to €585
      per night
    • from €1500 to €4100
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Casa a Ortigia

    2 Bedrooms, 5 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Perfect for a short city break in the sun, Casa a Ortigia is a contemporary two-bedroom villa with a secluded roof terrace, situated on the waterfront on Syracuse’s atmospheric Ortigia island. The sea is just... read more »

    • from €142 to €314
      per night
    • from €1000 to €2200
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
  • Casa del Gelso

    2 Bedrooms, 7 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Situated between the coast and the dramatic scenery of the Nebrodi Mountains on the north coast, Casa del Gelso is a spacious family villa, furnished to a high quality and featuring an outstanding garden with pool... read more »

    • from €205 to €368
      per night
    • from €1440 to €2580
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Elisa

    3 Bedrooms, 7 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Villa Elisa is a modest but comfortable holiday home in western Sicily, with a pool. Situated just 300m from the sandy beach, clear waters and diving centre at Cornino Bay, it is a good option for families or... read more »

    • from €164 to €304
      per night
    • from €1250 to €2125
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 0-100 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Trapani
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Punta Secca

    4 Bedrooms, 10 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    A classic Sicilian villa, very close to the sandy beaches of Sicily’s south east and almost on the doorstep of many of the film locations used for the popular Inspector Montalbano series. Several of the... read more »

    • from €228 to €485
      per night
    • from €1600 to €3400
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Cupole Arabe

    4 Bedrooms, 7 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Direct access to the beach and stunning terrace views over Cornino bay make Cupole Arabe a popular choice for a beach holiday in Sicily. With two double bedrooms and bathrooms each located in their own... read more »

    • from €140 to €204
      per night
    • from €980 to €1430
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Trapani
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Barbecue
  • Casetta in Pietra

    2 Bedrooms, 5 Sleeps, 1 Bathrooms

    Wander down to the beach or take in the gorgeous landscape of the Monte Cofano Nature Reserve on Sicily’s west coast. Within easy reach of Palermo airport, Casetta in Pietra is an excellent value option for a... read more »

    • from €82 to €128
      per night
    • from €580 to €900
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 0-100 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Trapani
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Barbecue
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