Villas in Sicily close to UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Villas in Sicily close to UNESCO World Heritage Sites

our selection of villas and apartments located close to the UNESCO world heritage sites.

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Sicily villas close to UNESCO world heritage sites

Boasting an impressive eight UNESCO heritage sites, with the latest added in 2015, Sicily is disproportionately rich in places of cultural and natural interest.

The five cultural UNESCO sites on the island are the ancient Greek archaeological site at Agrigento, the astonishing Roman mosaics at the Villa Romana del Casale, the baroque towns of the Val di Noto in south east Sicily, Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica and, most recently added, the Arab-Norman architecture of Palermo, Monreale and Cefalù. The two natural sites are those of Mount Etna and the volcanic Aeolian islands. The Opera dei Pupi (Sicilian puppet theatre) was inscribed in 2008 in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists.

Choose below from our selection of villas and apartments located close to these eight sites.

 

48 holiday homes
  • Agapanto Cottage

    1 Bedrooms, 2 Sleeps, 1 Bathrooms

    A cottage for two, tucked away on the flower-filled Villa Cecilia Trabia estate, a seafront accommodation complex within easy reach of Palermo, Cefalù and the Madonie Mountains. The estate has sea views and... read more »

    • from €95 to €185
      per night
    • from €650 to €1300
      per week
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    • Size 0-100 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Stella in Ortigia

    1 Bedrooms, 4 Sleeps, 1 Bathrooms

    Live like a Sicilian in this romantic one-bedroom duplex with a fabulous terrace, set in an aristocratic palazzo. Wander through the city’s narrow lanes and alleyways, uncover layer upon layer of fascinating... read more »

    • from €130 to €250
      per night
    • from €890 to €1750
      per week
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Glicine Cottage

    2 Bedrooms, 4 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Glicine is a two-bedroom cottage with its own secluded patio and garden on the family-friendly Villa Cecilia Trabia estate on the north coast of Sicily. The art and architecture of Monreale and Palermo are just 30km... read more »

    • from €145 to €285
      per night
    • from €1000 to €2000
      per week
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    • Size over 500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Terrazza sul Mare

    2 Bedrooms, 6 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Terrazza sul Mare is an attractive two-bedroom villa, with steps down to the sea and terrace views over the tiny fishing port at Pozzillo on Sicily’s east coast. Located just outside Acireale, Pozzillo is the... read more »

    • from €165 to €315
      per night
    • from €1140 to €2190
      per week
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    • Size 0-100 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
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    • Internet
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    • Barbecue
  • Primula Cottage

    2 Bedrooms, 6 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Perfect for a small family or two couples, Primula Cottage is one of several cottages on the leafy Villa Cecilia Trabia estate. Situated on the north coast of Sicily between Palermo and Cefalù, the complex... read more »

    • from €170 to €345
      per night
    • from €1200 to €2400
      per week
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    • Size 0-100 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Villa Carlotta

    3 Bedrooms, 6 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Step straight on to the beach from this eye-catching family villa, with a garden and rooftop Jacuzzi, situated close to the coastal village of Finale di Pollina on Sicily’s north coast. The resort of... read more »

    • from €185 to €400
      per night
    • from €1300 to €2800
      per week
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Casa a Ortigia

    2 Bedrooms, 5 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Perfect for a short city break in the sun, Casa a Ortigia is a contemporary two-bedroom villa with a secluded roof terrace, situated on the waterfront on Syracuse’s atmospheric Ortigia island. The sea is just... read more »

    • from €185 to €315
      per night
    • from €1300 to €2200
      per week
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
  • Villa Alma

    4 Bedrooms, 9 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    This 4-bedroom villa with pool, situated between Milazzo and Messina in north east Sicily, looks out from its lofty position over spectacular countryside and the dramatic Aeolian islands. There is a good selection... read more »

    • from €190 to €460
      per night
    • from €1330 to €3200
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Flora

    4 Bedrooms, 7 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    Flora is a spacious villa with private pool and garden, located just a few minutes from the beach of Marina di Ragusa. The villa, recently built, is located in a residential area, close to the River Nature Reserve... read more »

    • from €200 to €460
      per night
    • from €1400 to €3200
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Casa Gialla

    3 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Situated on a small estate in on the slopes of Mount Etna, Casa Gialla is a comfortable family villa with a private pool (all 1,80m depth) and generous-sized garden which is conveniently located just a short drive... read more »

    • from €200 to €370
      per night
    • from €1400 to €2600
      per week
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    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Cocuzzolo

    3 Bedrooms, 6 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    Cocuzzolo is an excellent choice for families looking for an affordable villa with a pool which is within easy reach of the coast and some of Sicily’s most exciting attractions. The villa is situated on the... read more »

    • from €200 to €370
      per night
    • from €1400 to €2600
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Lumia

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 5 Bathrooms

    With poolside views across the countryside to the south of Ragusa, four-bedroomed Villa Lumia is an excellent choice for a group of friends or two families. The villa is within easy reach of the sandy beaches along... read more »

    • from €200 to €460
      per night
    • from €1400 to €3200
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Plemmirio

    3 Bedrooms, 6 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Gorgeous views and direct access to the translucent water of the Plemmirio Marine Reserve make this three-bedroom villa in south east Sicily extremely appealing. Just a short drive from the fascinating city of... read more »

    • from €210 to €375
      per night
    • from €1470 to €2625
      per week
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Barbecue
  • Casa degli Oleandri

    5 Bedrooms, 9 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Just a stone’s throw from a string of powder soft sandy beaches along the south east coast of Sicily, Casa degli Oleandri is a great choice for a budget break in the sun. For anyone who wants to delve deeper... read more »

    • from €214 to €450
      per night
    • from €1500 to €3150
      per week
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Casa del Carrubo

    2 Bedrooms, 5 Sleeps, 1 Bathrooms

    This two-bedroom villa sits amongst beautiful gardens, with a private pool and heated Jacuzzi, close to the fishing village of Calabernardo in south east Sicily. Ideal for a couple or a family with young children,... read more »

    • from €215 to €420
      per night
    • from €1500 to €2950
      per week
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    • Size 0-100 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Villa Stella

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    With a private pool, direct access to the beach and proximity to Palermo airport, Villa Stella is a great option for a week in the sun for families or a group of friends. Just a short distance from the attractive... read more »

    • from €220 to €560
      per night
    • from €1540 to €3900
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Marea

    5 Bedrooms, 10 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    Ideally situated for a week of sun and sand, Villa Marea is a good value family villa, with direct access to the very child-friendly sandy beach at Santa Maria del Focallo in south east Sicily. The villa is perfect... read more »

    • from €230 to €570
      per night
    • from €1600 to €4000
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Casa del Gelso

    2 Bedrooms, 7 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Situated between the coast and the dramatic scenery of the Nebrodi Mountains on the north coast, Casa del Gelso is a spacious family villa, furnished to a high quality and featuring an outstanding garden with pool... read more »

    • from €235 to €440
      per night
    • from €1650 to €3080
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Dedalo

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    Dedalo is a 4-bedroom seafront villa with direct access to the beach (photos No. 44, 45, 46). Located on the outskirts of Sciacca on Sicily’s southern coast, it is close to a string of quiet beaches and some of... read more »

    • from €235 to €535
      per night
    • from €1640 to €3750
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Casa Sant'Anna

    3 Bedrooms, 6 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Soak up the view from the terraces and poolside at this spectacularly located family villa in north east Sicily. Casa Sant’Anna is perched on a hillside, within easy reach of the town of Acquedolci and with... read more »

    • from €235 to €400
      per night
    • from €1650 to €2800
      per week
    • View
    • key info
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
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