Sicily villas close to UNESCO world heritage sites

Sicily villas 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.

 

47 holiday homes
  • Villa Arte Mare Blue

    5 Bedrooms, 10 Sleeps, 5 Bathrooms

    Quirky and contemporary, Villa Arte Mare Blue sits amongst glorious Sicilian countryside, just a short drive from the long sandy beaches of Cefalù and the north coast. Children (and adults!) will love the fun... read more »

    • from €400 to €760
      per night
    • from €2800 to €5300
      per week
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    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • 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
    • View
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Infinito

    3 Bedrooms, 6 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    NEW ENTRY: Lounge by the pool or on one of the panoramic terraces at Infinito and enjoy amazing vistas along Sicily’s north eastern coastline. Ideally located close to several beaches, the family villa is... read more »

    • from €215 to €640
      per night
    • from €1500 to €4500
      per week
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • 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
  • Casa Ulisse

    3 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    Hovering on the edge of a sandy beach to the south of of Ispica, Casa Ulisse is the perfect choice for a family or group of friends, with masses of outdoor space and situated just 50m from the water’s edge. It... read more »

    • from €190 to €555
      per night
    • from €1320 to €3890
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • 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
    • View
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
  • Villa Rebecca

    4 Bedrooms, 10 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    Get the best of both worlds by interspersing days by the pool or on the fabulous white sandy beaches of south east Sicily with visits to the extraordinary towns of Noto, Syracuse and Ragusa. Brand new 4-bedroom... read more »

    • from €285 to €760
      per night
    • from €2000 to €5340
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Villa Lo Scoglio

    2 Bedrooms, 5 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    Look beyond the slightly plain 60’s style exterior of this villa to uncover an absolute jewel of a property. Set on a blissfully peaceful complex with just four other villas, and totally private, the villa has... read more »

    • from €260 to €370
      per night
    • from €1800 to €2600
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • 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
    • View
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    • Size over 500 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 €340 to €915
      per night
    • from €2400 to €6400
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • 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 Cefalù, the... read more »

    • from €340 to €715
      per night
    • from €2400 to €5000
      per week
    • priced for min 6 max 12
    • View
    • key info
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    • calendar
    • 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
    • key info
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    • calendar
    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • 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
    • View
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    • Size 0-100 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • 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 €165 to €400
      per night
    • from €1150 to €2800
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 0-100 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • 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 and generous-sized garden which is conveniently located just a short drive from the shops in... read more »

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

    3 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    Atena is an elegant and refined villa with pool and sea view, located near the baroque town of Ragusa, a few miles from the beautiful sandy beach of Scoglitti, on the south eastern coast of Sicily. The villa offers... read more »

    • from €190 to €400
      per night
    • from €1300 to €2800
      per week
    • View
    • key info
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    • calendar
    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • 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 €200 to €455
      per night
    • from €1400 to €3180
      per week
    • View
    • key info
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    • calendar
    • Size 100-200 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
    • View
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Rosa Antica

    6 Bedrooms, 13 Sleeps, 7 Bathrooms

    The generous proportions of Villa Rosa Antica and its large garden make this atmospheric villa a good choice for several families or large groups. In a peaceful rural setting on the outskirts of the village of... read more »

    • from €320 to €800
      per night
    • from €2240 to €5600
      per week
    • priced for min 6 max 12
    • View
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    • Size 400-500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Antica Aia Resort

    13 Bedrooms, 26 Sleeps, 14 Bathrooms

    Villa Antica Aia Resort is the perfect solution for families and large groups looking for somewhere exceptional for a special celebration. Comprising two separate villas, two pools and masses of green open space,... read more »

    • from €400 to €1000
      per night
    • from €2800 to €7000
      per week
    • View
    • key info
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    • calendar
    • Size over 500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
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