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What is the Best Period for Visiting Sicily? The climate in Sicily is considered among the best in the whole of the Mediterranean, due to its central location and the unique characteristics of its diverse habitat- which are a direct result of the geological, geographical and atmospheric transformations it has undergone during the millennia. The high level of bio-diversity present in its fauna, flora and marine life stems from its particular hydro-geological history and location, making it the ideal island for a sunny vacation. Weather in Sicily in January is usually very cool, with an average temperature of 15°C, and the…

For Cinema and TV Show Buffs: Here are Some Guided Tours of Sicily that Follow the Steps of your Favourite Protagonists Here are some great ideas for an original Sicilian vacation that will take you to the set of major popular hits like The Godfather trilogy and the Inspector Montalbano TV series. Many tourists (especially British visitors) have become enamoured with these guided tours because they offer a diversion from the usual touristy activities, and especially because tv shows and famous movies about the mafia have become a trendy aspect of popular culture over the decades- just think of Michael…

An Adventure You Cannot Afford to Miss: Traversing the Strait of Sicily by Boat The Strait of Sicily is the channel dividing the Southern Italian Island (and the Italian peninsula) from the North African continent. The country of Tunisia borders the strait of Sicily, which ranges 145 km circa in width and separates the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Western Mediterranean from the Eastern Mediterranean sea. The Strait of Sicily depth measures 316 meters and is a haven of sea life and exotic coral reefs, which makes it a places of particular interest for oceanographers due to its unique crossing of…

Don’t Want to Deal with the Hassle of Organizing your Vacation? Rely on the Numerous Sicily Tour Packages and you Won’t Be Disappointed (Tour of Sicily) For the best sightseeing tour of Sicily experience there are many options available at any location around this exotic and wondrous island. From Catania to Palermo or Agrigento you can find great packages that include visits to family cottages, local agriturismo farms where you can learn the art of Sicilian cooking and taste the many exotic recipes that trace their roots to the ancient Romans, Greeks, Spanish and Arabs; go on wine-tasting excursions and…

How to Visit in a Single Holiday the Most Beautiful Locations around Sicily? By Renting a Car! There are plenty of resources for visitors who wish to explore Sicily by car and discover the best of all the natural, archaeological, and artistic jewels present in the Southern Italian Island. As one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world, Sicily is literally swarmed with a compendium of ancient treasures that draw their roots from antiquity and carry on a historical legacy that encompasses over 3 millennia- not counting the rich mythology that accompanies its cross-cultural history. Find a Sicily…

Another Sicilian Wonder? The Beautiful Weather! Sicily is widely popular for being one of the top holiday spots in the Mediterranean. This is also due to the wonderful weather it enjoys during the major part of the year, which make it possible for tourists to swim in the crystal waters blue waters of the coastlines and of its wide variety of splendid beaches well through the months of October and November- when many beaches are still open and lifeguards are also still on duty. High temperatures in Sicily reach a yearly average of 20° C overall. This is not bad…

Here is How to Reach the East Coast of Sicily: Flying to Catania Catania is the most convenient place to start your holiday in Sicily and it is the main port of entry for tourists visiting the island. It is right at the foot of Mt. Etna, close to the popular resort town of Taormina and within reachable distance to Messina in the Northeast, to the Parks of Madonie and Nebrodi to the North West, to Greek-influenced Syracuse and the Val di Noto in the South, and is the perfect starting point for a cross country trip to the best…

The Best Places to Visit During Your Holidays in Sicily, Italy Of all the treasures found in Italy, the southern Island of Sicily encompasses the best of Mediterranean culture, art, architecture and ancient history. With its millennia-old folklore inherited and diffused by the ancient civilizations that settled in the island since the time of Troy and even earlier, Sicily is unique in its own way as a primary centre of maritime activity and the central gateway to the Mediterranean since ancient times. To enjoy the best of your holidays to Sicily, Italy it is important to consider that each region…

Self-Catering Holidays? Here is What you Can Find in Palermo, Taormina, Cefalù, Ragusa and Trapani Sicily’s ancient heritage draws from many influences that shaped its millennia-old history. Even before the Greeks and the Romans arrived, Sicily had the proto-Sicanian culture; one of the most ancient civilizations in the world and indigenous to the central and Eastern parts of the Island more than 6,000 years ago. After them came the Sicels and Elymians- who may also have been indigenous to the region. If these are not good enough reasons for a vacation to visit the best and most preserved archaeological monuments…

Here are Some Good Reasons for Choosing to Take a Self Catering Holiday in Sicily No matter where you choose to establish your base for your Sicilian vacation, every part of the island holds some treasure or other and you can rest assured that anywhere you go you will find beautiful locations where there is always plenty to see and do. While it is the largest island in the Mediterranean, because of its moderate size (9,927 sq mi) it can be explored and traversed easily – preferably by car so you can visit at your own pace all the secluded…

Discover the Best Offers for Vacation Rentals Sicily in Taormina Looking for a totally relaxing vacation in the sunny climate of the Mediterranean? The lovely town of Taormina in Eastern Sicily is the place to be. This hilltop town is the most visited of all the sites in Sicily because it encompasses pretty much the entire folklore of this ancient island as well as the best panoramic scenery in Sicily. Overlooking the white, sandy beaches of the coast and surrounded by the mountains in the mainland, it affords some of the best views imaginable- with the warm and healthy Mediterranean…

Destination: Taormina for your Holidays in Sicily! When deciding on your holiday to Sicily, keep in mind that of all the innumerable historical, natural and artistic treasures in the island and its surrounding Ionian and Aegadian archipelagos, Taormina is undoubtedly special and unique in many ways and stands out for many reasons- which is why, along with Agrigento, it is the most popular spot for visitors to Sicily. Not only are Taormina Sicily holidays a good and convenient choice due to its location which is close to the main airport (Fontanarossa) in Catania (the principal destination for arriving tourists), but…

How to Reach Catania with Cheap Flights to Catania With all its ancient architecture and wonders of art accumulated over the course of more than 3 millennia of history, not forgetting its beautiful coastlines, and the many pristine nature parks and species of rare Mediterranean flora and fauna around the island, it is no wonder that Sicily (along with its Aeolian and Egadian archipelagos) is one of the preferred destinations for tourists worldwide. The Fontanarossa Airport of Catania is the main centre of arrival for the majority of visitors due to the city’s strategic location (on the East coast), which…

Original Ideas for a Special Holiday: Air based Adventures and Tours around Sicily With all the rich variety of things to see and do in the jewel of the Mediterranean, air tours are the best method to capture as much as possible of the splendour of Sicily and its Aeolian and Aegadian archipelagos, especially if yours is a short holiday trip and time or work constraints will not permit a visit to all the archaeological sites and nature reserves. Photography and videos from above will add a special touch of originality to your holidays in Sicily. With a bird’s eye…

An Adventurous Voyage Overland? Choose Sicily for the Best Coastal and Mainland Excursions Sicily may be certainly renowned for its rich collection of some of the best ancient ruins, temples and monuments in the European continent, for its variety of sandy, sun-filled beaches and scenic views, and of course for its gastronomic specialties which are exemplary of the unparalleled culinary quality which makes Italy the envy of the entire world. But many people forget the exotic diversity of its natural habitats; the originality of its many nature reserves and Parks with their rare species of plants, flowers, trees and fauna…

A Dream Holiday? Renting a Villa with Pool by the Sea! Now it is a Luxury Everyone can Afford! (holiday homes with swimming pool) The Italian island of Sicily is one of the most renowned locations for tourism because of its innumerable antique treasures that have been kept carefully preserved throughout the centuries (and the millennia for that matter). But another wonderful aspect of the island is that it gives every traveller who visits the opportunity to enjoy its wonders in absolute luxury and at fantastic prices for all couples, families with kids or groups of friends. The best thing…

Thanks to the Cheapest Car Rentals in Sicily You Can Discover all the Wonders of the Island The best way to travel in Sicily- the most exotic and, justifiably, renowned ‘Jewel of the Mediterranean’ in Southern Italy– is undoubtedly the auto rental Sicily services, which come at very affordable prices and provide an excellent method of transportation for travellers who want to see as much as possible of the island during their stay. Regardless of whether it is a short or long holiday, a road trip provides any traveller the opportunity to visit all their places of interest without the…

Holiday Rentals in Sicily at Special Group Prices (cheap holiday to sicily) The most reliable method to fully enjoy your cheap holidays to Sicily is to go with a group of your best friends, reason being that Sicily has the best affordable group prices at all the locations of your choice. Whether you want to stay in a cottage or villa by the beach near Cefalù, Taormina, Syracuse, San Vito lo Capo, Agrigento or Messina – or rent a luxury villas with pool by Segesta, the Madonie countryside, or one of the Aeolian islands like Stromboli, Vulcano, Lipari and Filicudi,…

How to Organize a Holiday in Sicily with Our Dog? Thanks to the Letting Options! (Holiday Lettings in Sicily) There is no need to leave your furry family member behind when travelling to exotic locations like the ancient island of Sicily, the top holiday spot located in the heart of the Mediterranean. Pets also suffer from stress and anxiety – sometimes more than humans- and they also deserve a holiday away from the usual day-to-day mundanity once in a while. So here is the opportunity to discover some awesome and affordable holiday lettings that allow pets to experience the same…

Is it Safe to Rent a House in Sicily? (holiday lettings) Finding the best deals for a holiday lettings in Sicily – one of the most popular travel destinations in the Mediterranean – is an easy task thanks to the great variety of choices at top rated resources like wishsicily. The greatest advantage, aside from the many budget-friendly rentals available for every taste- is that the site advertises private Villas and apartments that are rented directly from the owners. This means that there are no hidden booking fees or extra costs, since you will book directly through the owner or…