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SICILY-HOLIDAY

Sicilian summers stretch well into September and beyond, so just when most people are heading back to work, a week or two in Sicily looks infinitely appealing. Enjoy Sicily’s spectacular sights without the fierce August temperatures and take your pick of local food festivals that celebrate the best local autumnal produce in towns and villages. Choose from some of our top holiday autumn Sicily. Holiday Autumn in Sicily East Grape-picking on Mount Etna (September and October) Be part of the vineyard action on a grape-picking day on the slopes of Mount Etna. Spend the day at a wine estate in…

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Despite a year-round calendar of events and festivities Sicily in August is the month when things really get busy. Alongside some of the more prominent celebrations, smaller villages and towns find plenty of – often food-related – reasons to celebrate and dramatic performances and concerts are staged at several of the island’s Greek theatres. Over the Bank Holiday of Ferragosto (15 August), the whole country stops work to have fun and fireworks light up the night sky. Book your Sicily villas with private pool and find the most prominent August events. Knights and jousting at Piazza Armerina The generally quiet…

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Our thanks to Marie Claire editor, Trish Halpin, who writes about her stay at Villa Atena in the magazine’s April issue: ‘Our base is the sleek Villa Atena, a modern three-bedroom house set on a hilltop, with views across villages to the coast. Light and airy with bright pink feature walls and sofas, the living space opens up via floor-to-ceiling windows to a stone terrace and sparkling pool.  It’s perfect for super-hot Sicilian days …’ During her one-week stay, Trish managed to squeeze in visits to Ragusa Ibla and the Castello di Donnafugata and beach trips to Marina di Ragusa…

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Never quite sure how far ahead to book your holiday?  Is it really necessary to book ten months in advance? AOL Travel gives the low-down in an article in which it recommends booking 2016 holidays now, with tips from us on the best time to book large villas such as Le Case di Tindari. From the aritcle: ” (…) Gioacchino Sortino, at Wish Sicily, recommends keeping a close eye on the release of flight schedules, particularly if you are looking for a large villa in peak season. He says: “Bookings for larger properties gain momentum in early October when summer…