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Making the best out of your holidays in Sicily

Holidays aren’t always as expected, are they? Some places let you down, others are true revelations. The same can be said for the accommodations, and we know how choosing the solution that best feet your needs matters. This is why the choice of the right villa in Sicily should be the starting point of your […]

Memories and Traditions, a historic fest in Gangi

The charming medieval hamlet of Gangi (in the area of Palermo), is located in the very heart of the Madonie mountains. The town is one of the jewels you’ll have the chance to discover exploring Sicily’s inland, and has been recently awarded as the most beautiful hamlet in Italy. In late July the town will be hosting once […]

A trip to Ragusa, the Baroque jewel of Southeastern Sicily

The city of Ragusa, built on a wide limestone hill between two valleys, is a real jewel and one of the most famous destinations in the Val di Noto: if you’re staying in one of our Southeastern Sicily villas, we heartily recommend that you pay a visit to this charming Baroque town, named among UNESCO World […]

Discovering the Qanat with Palermo Cultour

Many conquerors have made of Palermo, the capital of Sicily, the beautifully uneven city that it is today, and among these the Arabs. The Qanat are a great engineering work, created when the island was under Arab dominion: it’s an ancient water channels systems that developes through Palermo’s underground in the area of Altarello, in Micciulla […]

60th Taormina Film Fest opens on June 14

You surely know Taormina already: one of the most glamorous destinations in Italy, famous all over the world for its ancient Greek amphitheatre and for IX April square. The town is located in Northeastern Sicily, on the coast, halfway between Catania and Messina. This has been the favourite vacation destination for a variety of celebrities […]

Let’s go fly a kite in San Vito Lo Capo

San Vito Lo Capo is a small town on the Northwestern point of Sicily, located in a valley between spectacular mountains. It’s well known all over the world for its Cous Cous Festival and, recently, for the International Kite Festival. The fest gathers professional kiters and amateurs, ready to fly colourful kites in Sicily’s sky. This traditional […]

Tomato country festival in Sampieri

According to a lot of our guests Southeastern Sicily is the most fascinating region in the whole island and well, we can’t blame them: surely it has some of the most captivating sights, just think about Noto, Ragusa and their baroque architectures, about Syracuse and its Greek Theatre, about the unique town of Modica. And […]

Cycle of classical plays opens on April 16 in Syracuse

May is approaching, weather is getting warmer, and beaches here will get crowdy soon enough. Sun and sea, on the other hand, are not the only reasons to spend your holidays in Sicily. Late Spring is a great time to visit the island, and if you’re planning to book one of our villas in the […]

Easter in Sicily: the best celebrations all over the island

Spring is finally here! Flowers blossoming all around, sunshine and blue skies… and lucky for you, this year Easter is going to coincide with what is probably the best time of the year to visit Sicily – late April. Temperatures are pleasant, the weather is mild and warm, and if you’re about to book your […]

“Spring days”: a weekend to discover the wonders of Sicily

Spring is about to start, and a warm sun shines in the blue sky of Sicily: as spring and summer are approaching, the Italian Environmental Association (FAI) organizes an interesting annual event taking place on March 22nd and 23rd, the “Spring days“, aimed at opening plenty of often-inaccessible beautiful historical, naturalistic and archaeological sites to […]

The southernmost beaches of Sicily: Portopalo di Capo Passero Copy

In the deep south-east of Sicily beaches are easily comparable to the most famous tropical ones: white sand, a transparent turquoise green sea and warm temperatures all year round. If you are staying in our South-eastern Sicily villas and looking forward to soaking up the sun and taking refreshing baths in this pristine water, you […]

Pasta con le sarde, one of Sicily’s best mouth-drying recipes

As one of the most tasteful and famous main courses of Sicily, “Pasta con le Sarde” (Pasta chi sardi in local dialect) is a flavoursome recipe you’ll be able to taste in any restaurant all over the island. Together with sardines, common oily fish of the Mediterranean Sea, it’s the wild fennel that provides the […]