The azure waters of its tranquil bays; the romantic architecture of its charming towns; the ancient grandeur of its archaeological heritage; the island of Sicily has much to share with the discerning traveller.
The largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily is one of Italy's most cosmopolitan destinations making luxury Sicily holidays relaxing and inspirational experiences. Its dramatic coastline contains many coves and beaches while Mount Etna dominates its skyline.
The bustling and exciting capital Palermo is home to Norman architecture, Baroque churches and many bars and restaurants serving local pastas. Taormina, on the other side of the island, is very quaint though still busy June to August, with many designer boutiques lining the narrow streets. A must see is the ancient Greek theatre along with the many churches and piazzas in the town.
Luxury Sicily Holidays Fact File
HIGH SEASON June - August
FLIGHT DURATION 1 hour 55 minutes to Milan, 2 hours 5 minutes to Verona, 2 hours 10 minutes to Venice, 2 hours 35 minutes to Naples, 2 hours 20 minutes to Olbia (Sardinia), 3 hours 10 minutes to Catania (Sicily)
UK AIRPORT OPTIONS British Airways flies direct from London Gatwick and London Heathrow to most cities in Italy and her islands. Other airlines and UK departure points are also available