Dominated by the magnificent Mount Etna, Sicily is an island full of traditional Italian charms and remnants of ancient civilisation. It has been a crossroads of cultures for 3,000 years, and Greek temples, Roman ruins, Byzantine mosaics, Arabic reliefs and medieval villages illustrate the influence of these myriad visitors.
Hike the island and discover mountains, steaming craters, caves and lakes in the stunning landscape. Enjoy Sicily's fabulous climate whilst relaxing on the beach in the vicinity of picturesque fishing villages, sheltered coves and traditional pizzerias, or visit beautiful Taormina for stunning sea views, ancient historical sites and chic boutiques and restaurants. Palermo, the capital, offers vibrant street life, lively markets and a multitude of nearby beaches, whilst Trapani has a beautiful ancient city centre and turquoise seas lapping its harbour. Can’t decide? Browse our villas in Sicily below.