Specialists in Southern Italy, Sicily & Sardinia
Sicily, filled with what seems like a never ending ‘to-do’ list is an ideal holiday location for both families and couples alike. Bustling with an exciting mix of extraordinary archaeological sites, exquisite eateries and crisp white beaches, Sicily has so much to offer to all of its visitors.
The Mediterranean’s largest island and just 90 miles from the African coastline, it boasts vast landscapes of lush countryside and crystal blue ocean with plenty of sunshine.
Taking the kids to Sicily
If travelling with little ones, rest assured that with an abundance of activities, Sicily will keep the whole family busy. Enjoy the wonderful blue-flag beaches of Sicily’s south east corner. Experience the local culture as you wander through the friendly streets of Cefalu with a mouth-watering gelato in hand. Take a passegiata, an evening stroll, through local town piazza,filled with life, markets and traditional puppet shows. Visit vibrant Taormina, bustling with shops and café’s, wander down the main street and visit the Greco-Roman Amphitheatre. Have some keen explorers in your family? A visit to the Mighty Mount Etna will give them stories to share with friends and memories to treasure for life. Hotel Kalura in Cefalu is often a favourite for families, providing the perfect base to explore local white beaches, and surrounding volcanic islands.
Sicily: Out and About
Cruise along the crisp blue waters on a boat trip with a glass of Nero D’Avola. Visit the culture rich Byzantine mosaics or the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento to absorb some of Sicily’s history. Take in the ambience of lazy afternoon walks with pit stops for delicious arancini. Visit Modica to visit the famous chilli chocolate shops, enjoying the ancient Aztec recipes, or visit neighbouring Ragusa to indulge in the fabulous cuisine – from traditional trattorie to 2-Michelin stars. Sicily is home to countless vineyards, with tours and sample days available. What better way to take in beautiful Italian countryside.
Where To Stay
Possibly the hardest decision of any Sicilian visit. Do you opt for ultimate luxury in the breath-taking Metropole? Perhaps you are drawn to the privacy of an exclusive retreat such as Il Glicine. Maybe horse riding or animal feeding at an authentic Sicilian agriturismo such as Villa Alfredo? Whichever property you choose, whatever style of holiday you seek – our handpicked, unique properties will make you spoilt for choice.