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If the prospect of a week on the beach or lazing by your villa pool is still not enough to tempt your teenage offspring away with you this summer, they may be interested in our new collection of adventure activities. Body-rafting, river trekking, and, for younger children, canyoning or a family jeep tour, are all guaranteed to keep everyone entertained for days.   Canyoning in the Alcantara Gorge: Introduce the younger members of the family (minimum age: 8) to the thrills of canyoning in the Alcantara Gorge.  This involves travelling through a dry section of the Alcantara river bed, past…

For Sports Enthusiasts: Guided Walking Holidays in Sicily One of the best ways to enjoy the richness of Sicily and its ancient heritage is undoubtedly undertaking a guided walking holiday through its nature reserves and antique treasures. By relying on experienced tour guide companies possessing a long history and tradition of service and quality, including an in-depth knowledge of Sicily’s diverse history, geography and culture, you are bound to have the experience of a lifetime. A really good resource is sicilianexperience.com, especially due to their ongoing commitment in helping the local communities to prosper and grow with their business not…

Taormina, Sicily: the perfect location to go on holiday

Embark on a Trip to Discover the Best of Sicily! Your Next Holidays in Taormina Taormina is one of the best places to visit if you plan to spend your holidays in the Italian island of Sicily. It is also the ideal location if your trip is short due to time constraints, since it has all the best that Southern Italy has to offer in terms of ancient art, architecture and magnificent archeological treasures and natural reserves. Holidays to Taormina: what makes this city so special It is the place to be whether you are a nature-lover, an art and…

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Re-charge mind, body and soul on a Wish Sicily yoga break Bliss out on a revitalising yoga break in Sicily that combines personalised instruction with poolside relaxation. Choose from a selection of Wish Sicily villas that accommodate groups of between eight and 28 people, where you can enjoy up to six hours’ yoga per day in spectacular settings overlooking the Nebrodi mountains or the vineyards of western Sicily. All courses are led by yoga teachers Bruno Teyssandier and Erika Iannello who provide several classes a day.  For the ultimate restorative treat, an in-villa cook can be organised to prepare a…

Stromboli Night Tour Trekking Sicily Guides

Stromboli Island is located north of Sicily and it’s an active volcano popular for its regular, yet small explosions. In fact, Stromboli by night is a spectacle of tiny blobs glowing lava that lighten the darkness above the crater rim of Stromboli volcano. For this reason, it has been called the Lighthouse of the Mediterranean. Stromboli Volcano Facts Activity of the volcano has been recorded for over 1000 years. In the last 100 years, more violent explosions have occurred three times. The last one happened in 2003 and destroyed villages, taking the lives of locals. After the incident, the volcano…

National Park Sicily Zingaro

Sicily is an island filled with endless natural wonders and has some of the finest nature reserves and national parks in Italy. Because of its extremely diverse ecology, these parks are pristinely kept for visitor to experience untouched natural surroundings on the island. Visiting one of the national parks in Sicily is a great way to spend a day with your family or take a break from the crowded cities. Here are the best two parks you should visit on your Sicilian vacation. Vendicari Nature Reserve, Sicily If you are in the southeast of the island there is one place…

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The ideal solution for anyone who gets excited at the prospect of Wimbledon, villa specialist Wish Sicily has launched a new collection of villas in Sicily with a private tennis court. Several of the villas have discounted rates in June and July. Family villa with tennis and 5-a-side football: In addition to a private tennis court, Villa Il Gorgo has a 5-a-side football pitch and a large 18m pool guaranteed to keep the children (and some adults) amused for hours. Set in the countryside of the Monti Sicani Reserve, the beach at Sciacca is just 18 miles to the south.…