13 Reasons Sicily Should Be Your Next Great Escape

 

In recent years Sicily has seen a slight renaissance, restoring some of its best historic sites and museums, breathing fresh life into its cities without losing any of the charms and allures that have existed here for centuries. From its romantic cities to its ancient landmarks, this Mediterranean treasure is perfect for your next great escape. Here's why...

 

 

1. Arrive in beautiful Palermo, a place that delivers the most magical blend of old and new...

 

2. Explore the wonderful Piazza Pretoria and its many winding streets...

 

3. You must visit the fascinating Cattedrale di Palermo and walk through its grounds...

 

4. And you certainly can't miss out on Cappella Palatina, one of the city's most popular attractions...

Photo by: Andreas Zerndl

 

5. Despite its wonderful charm, Palermo isn't the only city to visit here. Discover Toarmina in the east of the island...

 

6. Full of life and colour, with some of the islands most captivating landmarks like the Ancient Greek ampitheatre ruins...

 

7. Head south to explore the wonderful city of Noto, one of the islands gems...

 

8. Venture through its winding city streets and cobbled alleys, unraveling some of the authentic culture here...

Traditional Sicilian cart on street in old city centre of Noto

Photo by: Frog Dares

 

9. Craving sand and sea? Visit Cefalù, a brilliant beach city and one of the most popular on the island...

Cefalu, Sicily

 

10. It offers gorgeous city life, with plenty of great places to taste the delicious Italian cuisine...

Photo by: Rolf_52

 

11. As well as the perfect spot to watch the sunset...

Tourists enjoy the beach at sunset in Cefala Sicily

 

12. If you have time, don't miss a trip to the fascinating Scala dei Turchi, known as the White Wonder...

Scala dei Turchi, Sicily, Italy

 

13. Either walk down its steps or across its rock face to reach one of Europe's most adored secluded beaches...

Scala dei Turchi, Sicily, Italy

 

This is just a taste of what wonderful Sicily has to offer! Want to see more, check out our villas and apartments in Sicily now.