Sicily Villas & Sicily Apartment Holidays
Sicily is the warmest region of Italy and is ideal for renting Sicily villas or staying in self catering Sicily apartments for your relaxing holidays even in the spring and autumn. The island of Sicily has many beautiful locations with plenty of choice of Sicilian holiday accommodation whether you want your own villa in the countryside surrounded by Mediterranean vegetation or the sites and sound associated with living in an apartmnet in the local towns.
This fabulous island has a great combination of history, old architecture and wonderful beaches which make it difficult to beat for both relaxing and exploring during your vacation. There are some beautiful holiday rental apartments in the old Sicilian towns and also some wonderful Holiday Villas in Sicily and Sicily Vacation Villas near the coast. This could be considered as almost a perfect place to spend your holidays in Italy. We also feature a unique opportunity for horse loves and riders with a special holiday for Horse Riding in Sicily.
Sicily is in a crossroads in the Mediterranean Sea, between Europe and Africa and really being part of neither continent completely. The island was been invaded by half of the ancient world and empires. However, this diverse past has lead to a rich history, culture and influence which invades many areas of life such as langiage, food, buildings and everday tastes. Today's Sicililians have a mixture of Phoenician, Greek, Arabic, Norman, Spanish and French in them as well as Italian.
The principal cities of Sicily where you can rent apartments and villas include the regional capital Palermo, together with the other provincial capitals Catania, Messina, Siracusa, Trapani, Enna, Caltanissetta, Agrigento, and Ragusa. Other famous Sicilian towns include Cefali, Taormina, Bronte, Marsala, Corleone, Castellammare del Golfo, and Abacaenum (now Tripi).
The regional flag of Sicily is divided diagonally yellow over red, with the trinacria symbol in the center. Sicily is well known as a country of art with many poets and writers being born on this island. The most famous are Luigi Pirandello, Giovanni Verga, Salvatore Quasimodo, Gesualdo Bufalino and the dialectal poet Ignazio Buttitta. Other Sicilian artists are the music composer Vincenzo Bellini, from Catania, and the sculptor Tommaso Geraci.
You will find it hard to make a better choice than rent Sicily villas or self catering Sicily apartments for holidays near one of these beautiful Sicilian destinations.
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Authentic Italy offer self catering holiday villas and apartments for rent in all areas of Sicily. So that you can select the ideal location for your Sicily holiday accommodation we have listed the icons below which link to background information about all aspects of Sicily. There is information to assist you in selecting your Sicily vacation with pages on Sicilian Food and Wine and also some typical Sicilian Recipe ideas and dishes that are commonly found in the area. There are also sections on People and Culture, Geography, History and a few ideas for Places to Visit in Sicily. These pages are only a brief starting point into helping you find out more about this region and assisting you with planning a holiday in Sicily. We have also given links to some other quality sites which might be of interest to you when planning your Italian Holiday.