Sicily villas for opera, drama, film and dance

Sicily villas for opera, drama, film and dance

Discover Sicily's leading dramatic arts venues.

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Sicily villas and holiday lettings for opera, drama, film and dance

Whilst several of Sicily’s leading drama and music events are seasonal, taking place in open air amphitheatres during the warm summer months, there is also a good choice of year-round performances for dance, music and opera aficionados.

 

Greek drama in Syracuse

Possibly Sicily’s best-known cultural event, the ancient Greek theatre festival takes place in Syracuse’s amphitheatre during May and June.  The classical Greek and Roman plays are usually performed in Italian.

 

Taormina

Whilst Taormina is most closely associated with its June Film Festival, an annual series of concerts and opera performances at its spectacular Greek-Roman amphitheatre are also well worth a visit, not least for the magnificent views over Mount Etna and the Bay of Naxos.

 

Opera and dance in Palermo

For those visiting in Spring or autumn, a visit to Palermo’s Teatro Massimo for an opera, ballet or concert is a great experience. Guided tours of the stunning auditorium, including a backstage tour and visit to the roof terrace, can be pre-booked.

11 holiday homes
  • 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 Taormina

    5 Bedrooms, 10 Sleeps, 6 Bathrooms

    NEW ENTRY: With an enviable beachfront setting in one of Sicily’s most desirable locations, this elegant villa is situated just 100m from the cable car up to the historic centre of Taormina, overlooking the... read more »

    • from €3700 to €4430
      per night
    • from €26000 to €31000
      per week
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    • Size over 500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Casa dei Sogni

    5 Bedrooms, 13 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    Characterised by elegant contemporary interiors, newly-refurbished Casa dei Sogni is the perfect blend of sophisticated luxury and modern Sicilian style. With a stunning pool and children’s play area, the... read more »

    • from €495 to €970
      per night
    • from €3450 to €6800
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 400-500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • 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
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    • Size 0-100 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Casa di Menta

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    Situated in the countryside around Buseto Palazzolo, Casa di Menta sits amongst pine, olive and almond trees, in the gently rolling hills around western Sicily. San Vito Lo Capo sandy beach, Trapani, Erice and the... read more »

    • from €143 to €307
      per night
    • from €1000 to €2150
      per week
    • priced for min 6 max 8
    • View
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Trapani
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • 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
  • 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
  • Villa Renata

    5 Bedrooms, 12 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    Overlooking the beach at Fontane Bianche, Villa Renata is ideal for families, with a private pool and direct access to a beautiful sandy beach and crystal-clear water. Syracuse is just 20 minutes away by car and the... read more »

    • from €270 to €750
      per night
    • from €1880 to €5250
      per week
    • View
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    • calendar
    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Antica Aia

    7 Bedrooms, 16 Sleeps, 7 Bathrooms

    Villa Antica Aia is a luxury villa with pool, located a few miles from the sandy beaches of Sampieri, near the baroque town of Scicli, set of the BBC Four’s popular Inspector Montalbano series. A unique chance... read more »

    • from €200 to €500
      per night
    • from €1400 to €3500
      per week
    • View
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    • calendar
    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • 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 €200 to €415
      per night
    • from €1400 to €2900
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Piazza Duomo 36

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    Boasting the best location in town, this traditional 5-bedroom apartment is situated right in the heart of the extraordinary town of Ragusa Ibla. Step straight out into the town’s main square, a stunning... read more »

    • from €420 to €500
      per night
    • from €2940 to €3500
      per week
    • priced for min 4 max 8
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
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