Posts Tagged“villas in sicily 2017”

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Here we are, back at the top of the calendar and fully immersed in holiday planning for 2017. If you’ve holidayed in Sicily before, you probably won’t need much inspiration, but just in case you do, here are a few ideas to get you started.   Carnival festivities Sicilians don’t hold back when it comes to getting the party started. Kicking off on 18 February, Sicily’s principal carnival celebrations take place in Acireale and Sciacca, although there are also festivities in smaller towns such as Avola, Palazzolo Acreide and, just outside Palermo, at Termini Imerese and Mezzojuso. Join in the…

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Heavenly beaches, honey-stoned architecture and decadent lunches of succulent swordfish or pasta con le sarde are just some of the reasons that Sicily holidays have become so popular. The sheer diversity of the landscape – from the vineyard-covered slopes of Mount Etna to the pocket-sized hideaway bays of the Zingaro nature reserve – also makes it a must-see destination for 2017. Take a look at our pick of best villas in Sicily for 2017.   Best for luxury living Set amongst the citrus and olive groves of south west Sicily, Villa Agave’s perfectly manicured garden boasts a large infinity pool…

The Times Wish Sicily

A holiday in Sicily, and several of our villas, was one of the recommendations made by the Times’ Travel Doctor in response to a request for suggestions for a big celebration holiday in 2017. With the option of visits to the baroque towns of Noto, Ragusa and Scicli, and a great choice of sandy beaches, a villa holiday in south east Sicily was put forward as the perfect solution for a three-generation group in search of beach, culture and activities. Sunny House and Prora del Plemmirio, both with four bedrooms and a pool, are a short drive away from the…