Villas in Sicily

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“Eternal crossroads of the Mediterranean, the gorgeous island of Sicily continues to seduce travellers with its dazzling diversity of landscapes and cultural treasures.

Classical Crossroads

Seductively beautiful and perfectly placed in the heart of the Mediterranean, Sicily has been luring passersby since the time of legends. The land of the Cyclops has been praised by poets from Homer to Virgil and prized by the many ancient cultures – Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Elymians, Romans and Greeks – whose bones lie buried here. Whether in the classical perfection of Agrigento’s Concordia temple, the monumental rubble of Selinunte’s columns or the rare grace of a dancing satyr statue rescued from Mazara del Vallo’s watery depths, reminders of bygone civilisations are everywhere.

Mediterranean Flavours

A delectable layer-cake of culinary influences, Sicily’s ancient cuisine continues to rely on a few key island-grown ingredients: shellfish and citrus, tuna and swordfish, pistachios, almonds and ricotta. Talk to the septuagenarian chef at a Catania restaurant and she’ll confide that she still uses her grandmother’s recipe for pasta alla Norma, joyfully sharing the poetic imagery that links it to Mt Etna: the tomatoes are lava; the aubergines, cinders; the basil, leafy greenery; the ricotta, snow. Modern chefs may play with the details, but Sicily’s timeless recipes – from the simplest cannolo to the most exquisite fish couscous – live on.

Sparkling Seas, Restless Mountains

Sicily’s varied landscape makes a dramatic first impression. Fly into Catania and the smoking hulk of Etna greets you; arrive in Palermo and it’s the sparkling Golfo di Castellammare. This juxtaposition of sea, volcano and mountain scenery makes a stunning backdrop for outdoor activities. Hikers can wind along precipitous coastlines, climb erupting volcanoes and traipse through flowery mountain meadows; birders benefit from the plethora of species on the Africa-Europe migration route; and divers and swimmers enjoy some of the Mediterranean’s most pristine waters. Whatever your personal predilections, Sicily and its dozen-plus offshore islands offer enough activities to build an entire vacation around.

Byzantine to Baroque

As if its classical heritage weren’t formidable enough, Sicily is bursting at the seams with later artistic and architectural gems. In a short walk around Palermo you’ll see Arab domes and arches, Byzantine mosaics and Norman palace walls. Circle around to southeast Sicily and you’ll find a stunning array of baroque architectural masterpieces, from the golden-hued domes and palaces of Noto to the multi-tiered cathedral facades of Ragusa and Modica. Meanwhile, throughout the island you’ll find yourself stumbling upon the evocative remains of Arab and Norman castles. This embarrassment of cultural riches remains one of the island’s most distinctive attractions.”

Written by Lonely Planet

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FROM: 550 €/week
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Arancio

Scicli, Villas in Sicily
Arancio The perfect romantic getaway in Sicily Completely deep in the charming Sicilian countryside, More info
FROM: 860 €/week
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Carob House

Donnafugata, Villas in Sicily
Carob House Beautifully restored apartment, part of a large country estate set in typical Sicilian c More info
FROM: 69 €/night
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Casa Caprifoglio

Contrada Farlì 97018 Scicli RG, Villas in Sicily
Casa Caprifoglio is located on the first floor and has a private terrace overlooking the countryside More info
FROM: 860 €/week
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Casa Donnafugata

Donnafugata, Villas in Sicily
Casa Donnafugata Beautifully restored apartment, part of a large country estate set in typical Sicil More info
FROM: 69 €/night
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Casa Fico d'India

Contrada Farlì 97018 Scicli RG, Villas in Sicily
Casa Fico d’India is conditioned and have a living area with futon sofa bed and armchair bed, More info
FROM: 69 €/night
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Casa Gelsomina

Contrada Farlì 97018 Scicli RG, Villas in Sicily
Casa Gelsomina has all comforts, air conditioning, living area with sofa bed and 1 single bed, King More info
FROM: 105 €/night
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Casa Il Gattopardo

Ragusa, Villas in Sicily
Casa Il Gattopardo Ancient warehouse built in 1642 and stylish resort with a swimming pool surrounde More info
FROM: 95 €/night
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Casa Il Sud

Ragusa RG, Villas in Sicily
Ancient warehouse built in 1642 and stylish resort with a swimming pool surrounded by the typical co More info
FROM: 98 €/night
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Casa Kaos

Ragusa RG, Villas in Sicily
Casa Kaos Ancient warehouse built in 1642 and stylish resort with a swimming pool surrounded by the More info
FROM: 65 €/night
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Casa Malena

Ragusa RG, Villas in Sicily
Ancient warehouse built in 1642 and stylish resort with a swimming pool surrounded by the typical co More info
FROM: 65 €/night
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Casa Nuovomondo

Ragusa RG, Villas in Sicily
Ancient warehouse built in 1642 and stylish resort with a swimming pool surrounded by the typical co More info
FROM: 95 €/night
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Casa Stromboli

Ragusa RG, Villas in Sicily
Casa Stromboli Ancient warehouse built in 1642 and stylish resort with a swimming pool surrounded by More info
FROM: 70 €/night
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Casale Antico Rooms

Donnafugata, Villas in Sicily
Casale Antico Rooms Casale Antico is characterized by a welcoming and authentic atmosphere of the Si More info
FROM: 60 €/night
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Cottage Melograno

Giarratana, Villas in Sicily
Cottage Melograno Comfortable cottage based around a 300 year old Sicilian farmhouse The beautiful a More info
FROM: 80 €/night
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Cottage Quercia

Giarratana, Villas in Sicily
Cottage Quercia Beautiful cottage surrounded by the rolling green hills of Ragusa The beautiful and More info
FROM: 127 €/night
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Cottage Timo

Villas in Sicily
Cottage Timo A true oasis of peace and tranquility in Sicily The cottage consists of a unique living More info
FROM: 60 €/night
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Cottage Zagara

Giarratana, Villas in Sicily
Cottage Zagara Cottage surrounded by greenery with an exclusive view of the pool The Cottage ZAGARA More info
FROM: 860 €/week
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Hibiscus Holiday House with private terrace

Donnafugata, Villas in Sicily
Hibiscus Beautifully restored holiday house with private terrace, part of a large country estate set More info
FROM: 1100 €/week
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Ibla Terrace

Donnafugata, Villas in Sicily
Ibla Terrace This residence, with a beautiful panoramic view, has been created from part of one of t More info
FROM: 990 €/week
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Il Carrubo

Scicli, Villas in Sicily
Il Carrubo Rural home in the countryside of Scicli Our rural home is completely deep in the charming More info
FROM: 80 €/night
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Il Granaio

Giarratana, Villas in Sicily
Il Granaio is part of a group of four cottages in an old 1725 farmhouse in the wonderful Calaforno P More info
FROM: 990 €/week
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Il Mandorlo

Scicli, Villas in Sicily
Il Mandorlo Elegant apartment in the beautiful countryside of Scicli for your holiday in Sicily Comp More info
FROM: 900 €/week
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Il Palmento

Scicli, Villas in Sicily
Il Palmento Holiday villa in Scicli Il Palmento is a charming and comfortable holiday villa near Sci More info
FROM: 860 €/week
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Jasmine House

Donnafugata, Villas in Sicily
Jasmine House Spacious and modern sicilian house is among olive and carob trees This sicilian house More info
FROM: 1100 €/week
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Kamarina Terrace

Donnafugata, Villas in Sicily
Kamarina Terrace This residence, with a beautiful panoramic view, has been created from part of one More info
FROM: 550 €/week
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L'Ulivo

Scicli, Villas in Sicily
L’Ulivo Romantic holiday home in the Sicilian countryside Completely deep in the charming Sici More info
FROM: 1400 €/week
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La Torre

Scicli, Villas in Sicily
La Torre Fascinating villa for your memorable holiday in Sicily La Torre is a charming and comfortab More info
FROM: 140 €/night
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MINA

Taormina, Villas in Sicily
Mina Holiday apartment located in the historic Sicilian town of Taormina have on-site parking, a swi More info
FROM: 140 €/night
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TAOR

Taormina, Villas in Sicily
Taor A beautiful holiday apartment in Taormina Our holiday apartment in Taormina has contemporary fu More info
FROM: 860 €/week
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The Olive holiday house with private terrace

Donnafugata, Villas in Sicily
The Olive House Beautifully restored holiday house with private terrace, part of a large country est More info
FROM: 157 €/night
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Villa Corallo

Giarratana, Villas in Sicily
Villa Corallo A charming 1800 Sicilian cottage entirely built in white stone ideal for couples or fo More info
FROM: 142 €/night
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Villa Il Carrubo

Donnalucata, Villas in Sicily
Charming villa with 6×12 infinity pool with salt-disinfected water, just a few steps from the c More info
FROM: 230 €/night
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Villa Palazzola

Villas in Sicily
Villa Palazzola Suspended between sky and sea, Villa Palazzola is the ideal place to discover the re More info
FROM: 157 €/night
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Villa Rossella

Sampieri, Villas in Sicily8 / 10
Villa Rossella Seafront summer villa with pool and direct sea access. Villa Rossella is an elegant s More info
FROM: 209 €/night
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Villa Vitabella

Playa Grande, 97018 Scicli RG, Villas in Sicily
Villa Vitabella is located in Playa Grande. The Villa is 60 square meters, built on an area of about More info