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Best Holiday Destinations In Sicily

The 25,711km2 island in Italy is the largest Mediterranean Island with great historical and geographical tourist attractions. It is home of the most active volcano in Europe. Best private tours in Sicily are not hard to access given that great sites, inns, and classy restaurants are available across all the three provinces of the island. Wondering Here is a list of some of the most coveted places to visit.


The best of Sicily tours


This is the Sicily's capital with a great seafront, and hence it is one of the places every visitor has to pass by. It has Mondello as the city's beach with pale white sand and pure, clear water. Also within the town are open-air markets such as Ballaro and Vucciria where amazing artifacts and ornaments are sold.

Mt Etna.

Being a UNESCO heritage, Mt Etna is a pride of the island. It is the most active volcano mountain in Europe and among the most active in the world. It offers great walks such as a tour of the caves, the nature park of Etna and the summit area. Climbing the Mount Etna should be among your list of.


At the base of Mt Etna is the town Catania which was founded in 729 BC by the Greeks. The town contains a rich heritage of the people living in the area. It had to be rebuilt in the 18th century due to a violent eruption by Mt Etna in the 17th century. Since then it has been able to recover its beauty and amazing sceneries. Its unique features include the Ursino castle, the elephant fountain and the Odeon next to the Roman theatre.

The Aeolian Islands.

Lipari, Salina, Vulcano, Alicudi, Panarea, Filicudi, and Stromboli make up these islands. They were formed as a result of volcanic activities and were later inhabited by the locals. Stromboli and Vulcano offer great volcano hiking experiences with Lipari being the busiest island of the seven due to its popularity among tourists. UNESCO lists these islands as one of the world's heritage sites.


Popularly known as the Valley of Temples, Agrigento is known for hosting ancient Greek temples. It is found in the south of Sicily, covered by olive trees near the sea. The collection of seven temples founded between the 6th and 5th century BC are the heart of the area. Aside from the temples, Agrigento also hosts impressive beaches and islands where visitors can go to have beautiful and relaxing experiences.



Best of Sicily tours can be accessed through the Etna3340 website where you will be sure to have a list of the best private tours of Sicily. The list is long including the Palagie Islands, Val di Noto, Zingaro Nature reserve, Nebrodi Park, Egadi and Pantelleria Islands. Visitors are never disappointed as they are sure to find something that suits anyone's definition of holiday and great beach parties.

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The best time to visit Sicily is from May to June or September to October. Summer high temperatures will make hiking Mount Etna much harder than usual. Whatever season and excursion in Sicily you choose, Etna is an amazing natural wonder offering a great variety of emotions.

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