Villas in Sicily for culture-seekers

Villas in Sicily for culture-seekers

Get the inside track on art and architecture on a guided tour of some of the key sights in Sicily

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Holiday lettings and villas in Sicily for culture-seekers

Get the inside track on Sicily’s art and architecture on a guided tour of some of the key sights on the island. Combine visits to some of Sicily’s most fascinating historical locations, such as Agrigento, Selinunte and Segesta, with a visit to local vineyards.

 

Arab-Norman Palermo, Monreale and Cefalù >>

A full day guided tour is an excellent way to visit the UNESCO world heritage sites in the north west of the island. Start off with the Norman cathedral at Monreale before spending time in Palermo’s historic centre and ending up at the magnificent Duomo in Cefalù.

 

Sicily’s interior >>

Head inland to visit one of Sicily’s greatest treasures, the astonishing mosaics at the Villa Romana del Casale at Piazza Armerina.

 

Baroque Sicily >>

A tour of the baroque towns of the Val di Noto – including Ragusa Ibla, Modica and Noto – is a highlight for anyone staying in the south east of the island. Alternatively, a private guided tour is an excellent way of exploring Syracuse’s archaeological sites and its historic centre on the island of Ortigia.

 

Modern art in Sicily >>

Sitting alongside the island’s historical art treasures, contemporary art has a growing role on the island.  There are excellent art galleries and spaces in Palermo, Modica, Syracuse and Agrigento, and, in the Tusa valley, the open-air Fiumara d’Arte art museum. 

13 holiday homes
  • Villa Arte Mare Blue

    5 Bedrooms, 10 Sleeps, 5 Bathrooms

    CIR: 19082027C224411Quirky 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... read more »

    • from €490 to €1000
      per night
    • from €3450 to €7000
      per week
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    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Renata

    5 Bedrooms, 12 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    CIR: 19089017C207228Overlooking 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... read more »

    • from €270 to €825
      per night
    • from €1890 to €5770
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Le Case di Tindari

    11 Bedrooms, 21 Sleeps, 10 Bathrooms

    CIR: 19083066C220837Le Case di Tindari is an exquisitely converted cluster of farmhouses for up to 21 guests, with a spectacular infinity private pool that has views over the Tyrrhenian coast. Spend leisurely days... read more »

    • from €485 to €1500
      per night
    • from €3400 to €10500
      per week
    • priced for min 13 max 21
    • View
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    • Size over 500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Villa Alma

    4 Bedrooms, 9 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    CIR: 19083080C217351This 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... read more »

    • from €250 to €460
      per night
    • from €1750 to €3200
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Stella in Ortigia

    1 Bedrooms, 4 Sleeps, 1 Bathrooms

    CIR: 19089017C204362Live 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... read more »

    • from €150 to €250
      per night
    • from €1060 to €1750
      per week
    • View
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    • calendar
    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Aurispa 143

    5 Bedrooms, 10 Sleeps, 5 Bathrooms

    CIR: 19089013C221762Situated just moments from the historic centre of baroque Noto, this elegant apartment for 10 provides an extraordinary sanctuary for a group of friends or two families seeking a memorable... read more »

    • from €450 to €800
      per night
    • from €3150 to €5600
      per week
    • View
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    • calendar
    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Jacuzzi
  • Baglio La Corte

    4 Bedrooms, 12 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    CIR: 19088006C231240With an exceptional location between the glorious sandy beaches of southeast Sicily, and the fascinating baroque towns of Modica, Scicli and Ragusa, this beautifully restored baglio is the... read more »

    • from €400 to €700
      per night
    • from €2800 to €4900
      per week
    • View
    • key info
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    • calendar
    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Pizzo dell'Ovo

    16 Bedrooms, 31 Sleeps, 15 Bathrooms

    CIR: 19083066C220837 CIR: 19083066C221463Ideal for anyone planning a large group holiday or celebrating a special occasion, Pizzo dell’Ovo is a luxurious villa complex with extraordinary panoramic views over... read more »

    • from €1130 to €2543
      per night
    • from €7900 to €17800
      per week
    • View
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    • Size over 500 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Casa a Ortigia

    2 Bedrooms, 5 Sleeps, 2 Bathrooms

    CIR: 19089017C221416Perfect 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... read more »

    • from €205 to €345
      per night
    • from €1430 to €2420
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 100-200 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
  • Casa del Carrubo

    2 Bedrooms, 5 Sleeps, 1 Bathrooms

    CIR: 19089013C213712This 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... read more »

    • from €250 to €420
      per night
    • from €1750 to €2950
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 0-100 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Catania
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Barbecue
    • Jacuzzi
  • Dedalo

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 3 Bathrooms

    CIR: 19084041C222003Dedalo 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... read more »

    • from €300 to €535
      per night
    • from €2100 to €3750
      per week
    • View
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    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Palermo
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Case Fil

    3 Bedrooms, 12 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    CIR: 19081021C206166Case Fil is an impeccably stylish modern villa, with a superb 18m pool, situated amongst the olive groves and vineyards in the countryside near Trapani and Erice on Sicily’s west coast. The... read more »

    • from €1000 to €1000
      per night
    • from €7000 to €7000
      per week
    • View
    • key info
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    • calendar
    • Size 300-400 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Trapani
    • Pool
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Barbecue
  • Piazza Duomo 36

    4 Bedrooms, 8 Sleeps, 4 Bathrooms

    CIR: 19088009B402868Boasting 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... read more »

    • from €400 to €400
      per night
    • from €2800 to €2800
      per week
    • View
    • key info
    • photo preview
    • calendar
    • Size 200-300 sqm
    • Airport (nearest) Comiso
    • Air Conditioning
    • Internet
    • Wash. machine
    • Dishwasher
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