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Sicilian holiday home vacation

Sicily is one of Italy’s most charming and popular travel destinations. The Mediterranean’s largest island is diverse, offers beautiful beaches and great little cities but also space for exciting cultural discoveries and excursions. A holiday home is the perfect way to discover the charms of Sicily. atraveo offer for Sicily comprises of more than 1,800 holiday apartments and more than 850 holiday houses. Here you can enjoy a tranquil atmosphere in a beautiful surrounding. Many of the holiday apartments and houses are situated near a beach and offer a private pool. This gives you the option of a swim in private atmosphere which hotels in popular tourist destinations cannot offer you. With atraveo you can choose between a holiday on a typical Sicilian country estate with organic farming and horse riding, a luxurious villa or a comfortable holiday apartment in one of the coastal towns such as Taormina or the capital Palermo. Just be inspired by the huge offer and look for your dream holiday home for your next vacation on Sicily.

Typical Sicily: Fuming volcanoes and the blue sea

In order to discover the diversity of Sicily you can rent a car and go on discovery tour by yourself or alternatively opt for a coach trip with tour guide. The volcano Mount Etna in the north of Sicily is with its frequent small eruptions Europe’s highest and most active volcano as well as the island’s most renowned sight. Furthermore it can even be ascended with experienced guides. An experience no holiday maker on Sicily should miss. Next to Mount Etna also Mount Stromboli carries its own fascination. The volcano is situated on the small same named island which is part of the Aeolian Islands and is permanently active. In irregular but short intervals there are smaller eruptions which offer a quite spectacular and breathtaking sight especially at dusk.

You can discover the sea not only from Sicily’s beaches relaxed during a great beach vacation but also in an active way on boat trips or diving. Off Sicily there are still some larger coral reefs and a large variety of fish that are at home in their original underwater habitat.

Discover Sicily's towns from a holiday home

On Sicily one can discover many lovely cities and small villages. Always worth a trip is the city Taormina, which can proudly look back on many famous visitors. Oscar Wilde, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich and Cary Grant are just few of those who treasured the charm of this city with its many typical Sicilian restaurants and shopping options. The Villa del Casale, UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site, with its beautiful mosaics and other impressive Roman ruins are popular cultural tourist attractions. Also worth a visit is the city Palermo with its cathedral and pretty squares and parks as well as the famous catacombs of the Capuchin monastery. Further interesting cities on Sicily with many tourist attractions include Catania, Messina, Ragusa, Trapani, Agrigento and Syrakus.

Sicily's culinary specialities

Sicily’s cuisine is as diverse as the island itself. The history of Sicily’s ice cream dates back to the Roman Age. According to tradition it was invented at the foot of Mount Etna when sweet beverages that came from Arabia to the island were mixed with the ice of the volcano’s peak. The result was a sweet delicacy. Respectively the range of ice cream creations which can be enjoyed in the hot summer climate of the island is delicious and diverse.

Also Sicilian pastries are known to be delicious. Great wines are grown on Sicily, as well as figs, tangerines, mulberries, peaches, apricots, melons and many more which can be bought fresh at the regional markets.

Enjoying the Mediterranean climate

The climate on Sicily is primarily mild and sunny. During winter the temperature seldom drops below zero degrees. The most popular tourist season is due to the often very hot and dry summer the springtime, especially April and May, and the late summer between September and the beginning of November. Usually the temperatures in the heartland are lower as the regions are at a higher altitude than the coastal areas.  

By plane to Sicily

You either travel by plane or with your car to your holiday home vacation on Sicily. International airports with regular flights are available to Palermo, Catania and Trapani. Whilst on the island it is recommended to hire a car in order to reach the holiday home easily and to explore the region. Alternatively most of the larger holiday resorts – especially those close to the sea – are usually quite well connected to public transport.

Journey with the car and ferry to to the holiday apartment on Sicily

Those who want to travel with their own car can either drive down to southern Italy in two to three days or shorten the journey by combining it with booking a passage on a ship. Those who drive the whole route will have to take the ferry in the south of Calabria from San Giovanni to Messina which connects the mainland with Sicily in just 30 minutes. Alternatively you could choose a night ferry instead of the long drive through Italy which runs from the north Italian port Livorno or Genoa to Palermo and Catania.

Location reviews

Total rating of Floridia

3.1 out of 5 (17 Customer reviews)
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This is what holiday rental customers wrote about Floridia 

  • 2.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 14/08/2017, travel period: July 2017

    “Picture is not special, we missed a stir, but you can search for places like Siracusa, Noto, etc. We noticed that they achieved more expensive prices for us, eg ice cream parlor in Floridia, but have not said anything about it. English they can not. But that should not be fun.”

    This review has been given for property no. 896411 The review of the location has been automatically translated from Dutch. Back to the original language

  • 4.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 30/07/2017, travel period: July 2017

    “Floridia (with car about 10 minutes from the house) is not so nice place, but you get everything you need. There are also very good and cheap restaurants, such as Sesto Senso and a good ice cream parlor in the via Roma 8/10. The central location is the great plus of Floridia.”

    This review has been given for property no. 896411 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 2.0 out of 5
    atraveo customer R wrote
    on 22/06/2017, travel period: June 2016

    “In Florida itself is not much to experience. Great for groceries. The agriturismo "Massimo" is a must for a perfect Sicilian meal, all ingredients come from the area.”

    This review has been given for property no. 945956 The review of the location has been automatically translated from Dutch. Back to the original language

  • 3.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 12/06/2017, travel period: May 2017

    “Small village with all the things you may need, at 10 minutes drive. A lot of nice spots can be visited all around Floridia, for example: a must-see is ofcourse Syracuse and its old inner centers Ortygia, Notò, the beaches, all the archelogical spots and the whole scenery of the beautiful landscape of Sicily.”

    This review has been given for property no. 1240004 The review of the location has been automatically translated from Dutch. Back to the original language

  • 4.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 31/05/2017, travel period: May 2017

    “The house is remote, so for groceries 10min in the car. In Syracuse and surrounding area is much to discover and enjoy.”

    This review has been given for property no. 1240004 The review of the location has been automatically translated from Dutch. Back to the original language


  • Property no. 969818
    from GBP 1,112
    for 1 week

    Floridia, Sicily (East coast of Sicily)

    Holiday home for max. 8 persons

    Approx. 290 m², 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, beach approx. 15 km,
    4.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
  • Property no. 1330474
    from GBP 1,241
    for 1 week

    Floridia, Sicily (East coast of Sicily)

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 55 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, ,
  • Property no. 896411
    from GBP 526
    for 1 week

    Floridia, Sicily (East coast of Sicily)

    Holiday home for max. 5 persons

    Approx. 150 m², 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, WLAN, washing machine, beach approx. 16 km,
    4.5 out of 5
    2 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 945621
    from GBP 2,761
    for 1 week

    Floridia, Sicily (East coast of Sicily)

    Holiday home for max. 15 persons

    Approx. 400 m², 6 bedrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, Internet, washing machine, dishwasher, beach approx. 14 km,
  • Property no. 1240004
    from GBP 363
    for 1 week

    Floridia, Sicily (East coast of Sicily)

    Holiday home for max. 8 persons

    Approx. 170 m², 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets not allowed, TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, sea approx. 17 km
    5.0 out of 5
    2 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 733177
    from GBP 219
    for 1 week

    Floridia, Sicily (East coast of Sicily)

    Holiday apartment for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 135 m², 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, washing machine, beach approx. 23 km, sea approx. 22 km
  • Property no. 937643
    from GBP 565
    for 1 week

    Floridia, Sicily (East coast of Sicily)

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 80 m², 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine,
  • Property no. 1214261
    from GBP 556
    for 1 week

    Floridia, Sicily (East coast of Sicily)

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 100 m², 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, WLAN, washing machine, beach approx. 22 km,
  • Property no. 1277786
    from GBP 485
    for 1 week

    Floridia, Sicily (East coast of Sicily)

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 80 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 2), TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, sea approx. 15 km,
  • Property no. 961252
    from GBP 1,161
    for 1 week

    Floridia, Sicily (East coast of Sicily)

    Holiday home for max. 8 persons

    Approx. 290 m², 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, beach approx. 15 km,
  • Property no. 945956
    from GBP 514
    for 1 week

    Floridia, Sicily (East coast of Sicily)

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 100 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, washing machine, dishwasher,
    4.5 out of 5
    2 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 1010458
    from GBP 543
    for 1 week

    Floridia, Sicily (East coast of Sicily)

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 100 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, washing machine, dishwasher, beach approx. 22 km, sea approx. 220 km,
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