Discover this stunning island's natural beauty and historic sights

The beautiful island of Sicily is an intriguing blend of European style, history and exotic flare. Located between mainland Italy and Tunisia, Italy's largest island is blessed with a beautiful climate, breathtaking scenery and incredible sights that chronicle Mediterranean history and culture over the centuries.

Sicily's unique culture is complemented by stunning natural beauty - rolling valleys swathed in olive trees and vineyards, spectacular views of Mount Etna, and over 1000 miles of pristine coastline surrounded by exotic islands. Hiring a car is a great way to explore this beautiful island at your own pace. Spend time discovering fascinating ruins, charming towns and some of Italy's finest cuisine.

Good to know

Time difference:

GMT +1 hour

Currency:

Euro

Flying time to destination:

3 hours to Catania or Palermo

More facts

When to visit

Jan

Not Recommended

Not so good time to escape

Feb

Not Recommended

Not so good time to escape

Mar

Not Recommended

Not so good time to escape

Apr

Recommended

Good time to escape

May

Recommended

Good time to escape

Jun

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Jul

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Aug

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Sep

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Oct

Recommended

Good time to escape

Nov

Not Recommended

Not so good time to escape

Dec

Not Recommended

Not so good time to escape

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Sicily is a tourist box of chocolates and as the island is so large I would recommend considering a multi centre holiday and hiring a car. Taormina is a great place to start with its fascinating warren of small lanes boasting a formidable variety of shops, bars and restaurants.

 

Suzanne Vermigle

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