Holidays from Bristol

Updated on Jun 18, 2018 by Alastair McClymont

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

We're proud to serve several regions of the UK when it comes to embarking on unforgettable holidays to the mesmerising island of Sicily, offering flights from numerous airports in the UK to the likes of Catania and Palermo on Sicily's north and east coasts respectively. From the west of the UK, countless holidays from Bristol are on offer with Sicilian Places, heading to Catania Airport between May and October.

We offer two different flights from Bristol to Catania, both with easyJet and both operating until October. Our Monday flight begins in June, while our Friday flight starts departing in May, and both flights hit the runway at 5.50am, ensuring you'll be at your accommodation in Sicily just in time to start thinking about what you fancy doing for lunch - the perfect start to your Sicily holidays from Bristol!


What to see during your holidays from Bristol

By flying into Catania, you'll be in easy reach of some of Sicily's most alluring and rewarding destinations. Whether you choose to head up or down the coastline to discover beaches and captivating towns and cities, or instead choose to delve into the baroque magic of the Val di Noto, you're itinerary is bound to be full during your holidays from Bristol.



Located along the coast to the north of Catania, Taormina is one of the most beautiful locations in Sicily. Set in the hills and boasting stunning views across to Mount Etna and the ocean, attractions such as The Greek Theatre make Taormina a must for anybody embarking on holidays from Bristol to Sicily. 

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Packed full of incredible historical monuments, many of which can be found on the attractive neighbouring island of Ortigia, Syracuse is included as one of the seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites that can be found on Sicily. Located to the south of Catania airport, a day or a stay spent here is a very attractive proposition during a Sicily holiday.



Located in the Val di Noto, famed for its incredible baroque architecture and historical significance, Modica is one of the grandest cities in Sicily. As well as its architecture and historical draw, Modica is also famed for its food, particularly its chocolate, cheese and cannoli.


Where to stay during holidays from Bristol

Our fantastic range of accommodation in reach of Catania Airport spans attractive villas, grand hotels and luxurious resorts. You'll have countless options to choose from, and to give you a flavour of what to expect, we've decided to showcase three of our favourite choices below.


Grand Hotel Atlantis Bay, Taormina Mare

A 5-star slice of luxury sat beside the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean below Taormina, the Grand Hotel Atlantis Bay presents an indulgent and memorable stay in one of the most impressive settings on the east coast.


Villa Angela, Taormina

Located just above Taormina and boasting one of the finest views of Mount Etna on the entire island, Villa Angela is a fantastic modern and boutique hotel. The hotel is the creation of Jim Kerr, the lead singer of Simple Minds, and you certainly won't be forgetting about Villa Angela and the island of Sicily in a hurry.


Find out more about the type of holidays you can embark on from Bristol to Sicily by paying a visit to our Holiday Ideas page.


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