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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…