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Best beachfront hotels in Sicily

Home to some spectacular coastlines, we’ve pulled together a list of the best hotels in Sicily offering direct access to the stunning sea views.
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Best hotels in Taormina

Discover one of Sicily's most rewarding holiday destinations amid the ultimate in comfort and indulgence when you choose to stay in one of the best hotels in Taormina.
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Where to stay in Sicily in 2019

With our 2019 holiday programme up and running, we thought we'd share some of our top tips for where to stay in Sicily in 2019.
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Sicily holidays 2019

If you're considering a Sicily holiday in 2019, you're in luck!
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Don't miss out on your dream 2019 holiday in Sicily

We're now on sale for 2019 and we know our most popular villas and hotels sell quickly, so we advise you to start planning your 2019 Sicily holiday today!
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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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San Vito Lo Capo, one of the best beaches in Sicily

San Vito Lo Capo is famed for its beautiful beach. Here we look a little closer and discover what else there is to do in and around this seaside town.
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What to wear on holiday in Sicily

If you’re wondering what to wear in Sicily and what things to pack for your holiday, we’ve written this useful guide covering the changing seasons.
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Top luxury villas in Sicily

Looking for an unforgettable luxury holiday in Sicily? Have you considered a top quality villa?
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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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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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Torre Archirafi and Riposto area guide

Two coastal resorts along Sicily’s north east, under the watchful eye of Mount Etna, here’s a guide to Torre Archirafi and Riposto.
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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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September holidays to Sicily

Want to know where’s hot in September? Sicily is sure to tick plenty of the boxes...
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Experiencing our luxury properties in Sicily

If you’re in search of a top-class holiday where beautiful surroundings, fabulous service and culinary excellence all come together, you’re in luck!
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Excursions in Taormina

Thinking of visiting the historic town of Taormina soon? Here are some fantastic excursions and activities you can enjoy whilst in the area...
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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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Holidays in Cefalu

If you’re looking for a holiday to Sicily, Cefalù is a wonderful place to consider, for a number of reasons...
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Holidays to Sicily in 2017

A superb destination for sun, sea, history and luxury, discover a holiday to Sicily this year...
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Where to go in Sicily?

A beautiful island overflowing with historic sites and stunning scenery, it can be hard to decide just where to go first in Sicily.
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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 Taormina

Not sure on the best time of the year to visit the beautiful city of Taormina? We’re here to help.
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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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Self-drive touring in Sicily

If you can’t quite decide where you’d like to go during a holiday to Sicily, embark on a self-drive holiday and do it all!
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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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Introducing four NEW Sicily properties

We’re proud to have four fantastic new properties gracing our collection for 2017, here’s a quick roundup...
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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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Sicily in Spring

Ever considered a holiday to Sicily in spring?
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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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Historical things to see on Ortigia Island

Explore some of this tiny island's most impressive historical monuments.
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October half-term holidays to Sicily

Looking for a last-minute half-term getaway? Book a holiday to Sicily...
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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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Sicily hotels with private beaches

Love to relax on a beach and enjoy the coastal views? These hotels are the perfect picks...
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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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Autumn holidays to Sicily

Make the most of a little last minute sun before we get ready for autumn.
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Stunning swimming pools

If you love to spend your holiday days popping in and out of a beautiful pool, this one's for you.
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City breaks in Sicily

Enjoy the fabulous sights and sounds of a city break in historical Palermo.
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Golfing in Sicily

Partial to a spot of golf?
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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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Enjoy luxury in Taormina

Looking to splash out a little on a summer holiday to Sicily but not sure where to stay? Let the destination specialists help.
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A trip to Mount Etna, a Cannoli cooking class and some striking Sicilian views

Sicilian Places' staff explore some of the best bits of this island in the Med.
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Great hiking spots in Sicily

Just a small selection of some of the great walks you can do in Sicily, and what you might see.
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A trip to Planeta Winery, Vittoria

One of our sales girls Becky recounts her wonderful experience visiting Planeta Winery in Vittoria, Sicily.
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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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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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Honeymoon Hotels in Sicily

Our top pick of Sicilian hotels, ideal for honeymooners...
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Favourite Beaches - The North

We head to the North of Sicily in this addition of Favourite Beaches, exploring the stunning coastline and picking our favourite beaches in the North.
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Churches, chocolates and cheese - 24 hours in Modica

Kathryn, from our Marketing Department, explores the late Baroque town of Modica, discovering great chocolate, stunning architecture and many more edible treats along the way.
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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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The town of Ispica and the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

A stroll and photography session around the beautiful towns of Val di Noto in the south-east of Sicily.
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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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A guide to Palermo, Sicily's capital

A delightful blend of architecture, markets, arts and culture make Palermo a wonderful city to pay a visit.
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Welcome to our NEW Sicily blog

Welcome to our new, re-designed blog from Sicily, a place where we share with you all things Sicilian...
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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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In search of Inspector Montalbano

Exploring the beautiful late Baroque towns in the Province of Ragusa, in the footsteps of Inspector Montalbano.
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The seasons of Sicily

Our guide to selecting the perfect time of year for your holiday.
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Sicily Top Ten

Here is our ultimate top ten things to see and do when visiting this beautiful island in the Mediterranean.
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