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Anyone who has holidayed in Sicily will agree that the island has an altogether different feel to the rest of Italy. On the surface, the food and wine, the beach culture and the traditional ‘passeggiata’ are still very much in evidence, but dive beneath the surface and the island’s multi-layered and utterly fascinating character starts to unravel. Of course, where you stay on the island will make a big difference to your overall experience. While the seaside resorts of Cefalù and Taormina have featured on the tourist map for many years, a holiday outside these towns will probably leave you…

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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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Holiday in Sicily and wake up to the fact that choosing an ice cream flavour will never be the same again. From almond to zabaglione, pistachio of bronte, with basil, cinnamon, licorice along the way, best gelato (bread or cone) in Sicily is available wherever you go and at any time of day. Which gives you ample opportunity to try as many flavours as possible. The story goes that ice cream first came to Sicily by way of the ancient Greek or Roman foot runners who brought snow from Etna to Taormina and Catania, flavoured with nuts, berries and honey.…

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We’ve got a few suggestions for holidays in Sicily that cost under £50 per person per day! Pick your dates and accommodation wisely and you can holiday in Sicily this spring or summer for less than £50pp per day, including your accommodation and flights!  A mid-April Easter weekend in 2017 makes an Easter break in Sicily more appealing than ever but there’s also plenty going on in Sicily right through the year if you are looking for inspiration.   Easter in Modica: one week from £252 per person Visit Modica at Easter and you’ll get the best of all worlds:…

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Save up to 20% on your June holiday at a selection of great value properties that have just been added to the collection. All villas come with a lowest available price guarantee and are booked directly with the property owner.   Private pool by the beach – save 20% Eliminate the angst of having to choose between poolside or beach relaxation by choosing a villa that has both. Villa Stella’s pool has a diving board and views over the rocky coastline and crystal clear waters around Terrasini in north west Sicily. Private steps lead from the garden to a sunbathing…

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…

Holiday in Sicily

A May or June holiday in Sicily brings with it warm sunshine, a series of charming food and wine sagre in the smaller villages and several impressive events and festivals.   Flower festival in Noto (12-15 May) While masses of wild flowers blanket the Madonie and Nebrodi mountains in the north of the island, the baroque town of Noto in Sicily’s south east presents a very different floral display. During the colourful Infiorata di Noto flower festival (12-15 May), the palazzo-lined Corrado Nicolaci, is transformed into a flowered carpet of petal-filled mosaic-style pictures.   Once you have admired the display and…