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
  • 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
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Oasivera

    5 Bedrooms, 11 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    Enjoy sea views, a private pool and plenty of space for everyone at this stylish 5-bedroom villa, situated just 200m from the beach and on the border of the Vendicari Nature Reserve, in south east Sicily. The... read more »

    • from €460 to €1200
      per night
    • from €3200 to €8400
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • 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
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    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • La Nave

    2 Bedrooms, 4 Sleeps, 1 Bathrooms

    Chic accommodation, breath-taking views and a heavenly private pool make La Nave an ideal retreat for two couples. Enjoy magnificent views of the iconic Sanctuary of Tindari, boat trips to the volcanic Aeolian... read more »

    • from €345 to €715
      per night
    • from €2400 to €5000
      per week
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
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    • 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
  • 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
  • Gemma

    4 Bedrooms, 9 Sleeps, 5 Bathrooms

    Understated and elegant, this contemporary villa is packed with hidden extras – from a heated pool and luxurious poolside lounge and dining areas to fantastic outdoor cooking facilities and a children’s... read more »

    • from €410 to €815
      per night
    • from €2860 to €5700
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Casa Al Castello

    7 Bedrooms, 16 Sleeps, 7 Bathrooms

    ‘There are three things that matter in property: location, location, location'. Well, Casa Al Castello is a beautiful villa with pool, situated on a rocky outcrop above the picturesque rock settlement part of... read more »

    • from €440 to €772
      per night
    • from €3075 to €5400
      per week
    • priced for min 8 max 16
    • View
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    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • 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
  • Villa Marigù

    8 Bedrooms, 16 Sleeps, 9 Bathrooms

    Situated between the coast and the charming town of Scicli in the heart of south east Sicily, Villa Marigù is an excellent value-for-money choice for large gatherings of families and friends. The... read more »

    • from €350 to €835
      per night
    • from €2450 to €5850
      per week
    • priced for min 10 max 16
    • View
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    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • 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
  • 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
    • View
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    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Giacona Venuti

    5 Bedrooms, 12 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    Get ready for jaw-dropping views, a pool with a view and refreshing dips in your own jewel of a private bay at Villa Giacona Venuti. The spacious 6-bedroom villa is situated a short drive from Palermo airport, to... read more »

    • from €350 to €860
      per night
    • from €2450 to €6000
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 400-500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • 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
    • View
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Nefele

    4 Bedrooms, 7 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    A spacious and stylish villa with a superb outdoor kitchen, stunning sea views and easy access to the beaches on Sicily’s north coast. For those who want to explore more of Sicily, the hidden villages and... read more »

    • from €370 to €940
      per night
    • from €2600 to €6600
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Le Case dell'Etna

    6 Bedrooms, 14 Sleeps, 5 Bathrooms

    Situated between the slopes of Mount Etna and the coastline that runs from Taormina to Acireale, Le Case dell’Etna includes two villas with their own pool set amidst leafy lawns and terraces close to the... read more »

    • from €400 to €745
      per night
    • from €2800 to €5200
      per week
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    • Size over 500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • 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
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Casa dei Nomadi

    5 Bedrooms, 12 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    Opening directly on to the beach, Casa dei Nomadi is a stylish seafront villa with a sea-facing saltwater pool, jacuzzi and masses of outdoor space. Situated just 20km from the lively seaside resort of... read more »

    • from €400 to €715
      per night
    • from €2800 to €5000
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • 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
  • Rocca Di Pietra

    6 Bedrooms, 12 Sleeps, 6 Bathrooms

    Immersed in a rural landscape with views over the sparkling sea, Rocca di Pietra is a jewel of a property, with atmosphere, charm and space in abundance. The 6-bedroom villa with infinity pool is situated just 7km... read more »

    • from €350 to €970
      per night
    • from €2450 to €6800
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
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