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A self-drive food tour of Sicily

Combine our rewarding 'Explore the East Coast' self-drive itinerary with a range of fantastic food and drink experiences around both the Mount Etna and Val di Noto regions of Sicily.
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A Sicily holiday in the world of Inspector Montalbano

Discover some of the best places to stay in the Val Di Noto region of Sicily, famous as the home of the popular TV show, Inspector Montalbano.
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Top 5 villas in Sicily

Make the most of our wonderful range of Sicily villas and book a memorable and fulfilling holiday on this stunning and diverse island.
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Family accommodation in Sicily

From luxurious hotels to spacious self-catering properties, we offer a diverse range of family accommodation in Sicily, perfect for mum, dad and the kids.
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A stay by the beach in Taormina & North East Sicily

Wake up to the sights, sounds and smells of the sea when you book a stay in one of the stunning beachfront hotels amongst our programme in Taormina & North East Sicily.
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Top things to do during a family holiday in Sicily

Sicily is the perfect holiday destination for families. For those heading to the island for their next holiday, here are some of the top things to do.
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Linguaglossa & Savoca area guide

Located in Sicily's beautiful north east, the areas of Linguaglossa and Savoca promise rewarding and memorable holidays for those visiting the island.
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Menfi & Favara area guide

Located in Sicily's beautiful and largely undiscovered south, here's a guide to the alluring towns of Menfi and Favara.
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Our new 2018 Sicily properties

We're delighted to have added some superb new properties to our Sicily programme for 2018, all ready to host you during a holiday on the island.
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Holidays to Sicily 2018

You can now book your 2018 holidays to Sicily with us. Here's some useful information to help you plan your escape to this diverse and beautiful island.
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Top 5 reasons to visit Sicily in 2018

Our 2018 Sicily holidays are now on sale and ready to be booked. Feel tempted by the island? Here are our top 5 reasons for visiting Sicily in 2018.
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Why book with Sicilian Places?

With over 30 years' experience offering holidays to the Mediterranean, we discuss some of the top reasons to book your island escape with Sicilian Places.
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Top 5-star hotels in Sicily

At Sicilian Places, we have hand-picked some of the top 5-star hotels in Sicily, promising memorable and rewarding luxury holidays on this stunning island.
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Introducing our new Sicily rep, Daniela

We'd like to introduce the newest member to our team, our rep Daniela, a Sicilian herself and somebody who has incredible passion for the island.
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A stay in Modica at Apartment Romantico

Enjoy an unrivalled stay at Apartment Romantico in Modica, one of the most stunning and charming cities on the island of Sicily.
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A recent visit to Verdura Resort

Our Sales Consultant, Carla, was fortunate enough to be invited to stay at, and experience, the incredible 5-star Verdura Resort - this was her experience.
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Our favourite Sicily apartments for couples

Perfect for holidaying couples in search of a comfortable and convenient base, here are some of our favourite Sicily apartments for couples to consider.
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Weather in Palermo

A city break in Palermo isn't always reliant on the weather, but with some great nearby beaches, you'll want to head to the city at a pleasant time of year.
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5 things to do in Southern Sicily

Southern Sicily is a relatively undiscovered region of the island, so we've put together five great reasons to head south during your holiday to Sicily.
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A short break in Taormina

Enjoy a short break to one of Sicily's most alluring and rewarding destinations, the stunning and charming town of Taormina.
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The beautiful architecture of the Val di Noto

The Val di Noto region of Sicily is famed for its magnificent baroque architecture and striking landmarks, as showcased by this collection of photos.
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5 day trips to take from Palermo

Heading on a Sicily city break to Palermo? Here are 5 day trips to take from Palermo during your island escape, showcasing the best of Northern Sicily.
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The 100th Giro d'Italia descends on Sicily

Italy's world-famous cycle race comes to the island of Sicily for two days of racing as part of the Giro d'Italia's 100th edition.
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Top 10 properties in Sicily

We've decided to showcase some of our finest properties on the island of Sicily, presenting some stunning places to stay during a holiday to the island.
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Holidays from Bristol

Embark on unforgettable holidays from Bristol to the stunning island of Sicily, discovering incredible history, beautiful beaches and wonderful food.
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5 day trips to take from Taormina

Planning to stay in Taormina during your Sicily holiday? Here are 5 great day trip ideas to take from the town if you fancy some adventure on the island.
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Multi-centre touring experiences in Sicily

Considering the prospect of a Sicily holiday but want to see lots of the island? Our multi-centre touring holidays are an ideal solution!
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5 things to do in Northern Sicily

Heading to the northern reaches of the island during your Sicily holiday? Here are 5 things to do when exploring this beautiful region.
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Sicily holidays in October

We discuss all the benefits and rewards of embarking on a holiday to the island of Sicily during October.
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Introducing our new villa and apartment pages

We've created two brand new property pages to make it easier and more intriguing when it comes to choosing which villa or apartment to stay in on Sicily.
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Our top 5 views in Sicily

Take a look at some of the finest vistas afforded from our Sicily property collection, all waiting to be all yours during a holiday to the island.
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Holidays to Sicily in August

August is one of the most popular times to embark on a Sicily holiday. In this blog post we discuss why.
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10 things to see and do in Val di Noto and the South East

Are you going to be staying in the South East of the island during your holiday to Sicily. Here's 10 of the top things to do here during your holiday.
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Sicilian Places at The 50 Plus Show

Catch Sicilian Places and the other Serenity Holidays' brands at The 50+ Show at London Olympia in July.
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Experience a cooking course in Sicily

Enjoy an authentic experience during your Sicily holiday by taking part in a cooking class & producing some traditional Sicilian food.
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10 packings tips for your holiday to Sicily

Remove the stress of packing for your holiday to Sicily by making the most of our 10 top packing tips.
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Top Sicily properties in historical locations

Choose to stay in one of our beautiful Sicily properties boasting historical locations, revealing the heritage of the island to holidaymakers.
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5 beaches to visit in Sicily this summer

Flocking to the beautiful island of Sicily for some beach action. Check out our guide to the top 5 beaches to visit in Sicily this summer.
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10 famous Sicily landmarks to discover during your holiday

We've put together a list of 10 of Sicily's most famous landmarks, all waiting to be visited during your Sicily holiday.
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5 dishes to try in Sicily this summer

Heading on a holiday to Sicily this summer and hoping to satisfy your belly? Check out our list of 5 dishes to try in Sicily this summer during your trip.
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10 unique features of a stay at Verdura Resort

We've compiled a list of some of our favourite features of Verdura Resort, all unique to the hotel and guaranteed to make any trip to Sicily memorable.
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15 photos that will make you want to visit Sicily

A collection of photography from across the Italian island, guaranteed to make you want to visit Sicily on your holidays.
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Best places to stay in Sicily by the beach

A look at some of the finest villas, houses and hotels located across the island of Sicily, offering immediate and ideal access to the beautiful beach.
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5 things to do in Taormina

Taormina is one of the most popular destinations in Sicily. For those heading there during their holiday, we discuss the top 5 things to do in Taormina.
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Stay in a converted monastery in Sicily

Inject a sense of history and culture into your holiday to the island by staying in a converted monastery in Sicily, full of authenticity and intrigue.
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Top 5 hidden treasures in Sicily

We uncover five of the best kept secrets in Sicily, from Norman castles to picturesque windmills, these are the top 5 hidden treasures in Sicily.
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A touring week in Sicily

Explore the incredible island of Sicily during a touring week in Sicily, allowing you to encounter some of the highlights of this Italian island.
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Top 10 historical sites in Sicily

Step away from the beach for a day or two during your Sicily holidays and explore some of the incredible historical sites in Sicily.
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The most romantic settings in Sicily

A guide to Sicily's most romantic settings; the perfect locations to head to during a romantic holiday to Sicily.
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10 things to do in Sicily without going to the beach

A list of the top 10 things to do in Sicily without going to the beach. Explore mountains, history & food during your Sicily holidays.
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Top 5 Sicily adventures

Embrace some thrills and action during your Sicily holiday by taking part in one or two of the top 5 Sicily adventures discovered across the island.
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Favourite Beaches, the top locations

A roundup of our top beaches in Sicily, from the sandy strips in the north to the rocky paradise of an offshore island...
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