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Holidays in Sicily

Top destinations in Sicily

Sicily Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Sicily hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Sicily trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Top hotels in Sicily

Astoria Palace Hotel
Astoria Palace Hotel
4 out of 5
Via Montepellegrino 62, Palermo, PA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$100 per night from 22 Aug. to 22 Aug.
3.6/5Good! (957 reviews)
"They are not nice towords non-italian speaker"

Reviewed on 15 Jul. 2021

Astoria Palace Hotel
UNAHOTELS Capotaormina
UNAHOTELS Capotaormina
4 out of 5
Via Nazionale, 105, Taormina, ME
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$481 per night from 1 Sep. to 1 Sep.
4.4/5Wonderful! (693 reviews)
"Excellent except there was no way to contact the front desk, porter, spa, restaurant or hotel services as all phone number listings were not shown on the room’s phone and I was told the plastic listings were removed from our room. I was told this was to comply with COVID-19 restrictions to avoid ..."

Reviewed on 1 Aug. 2021

UNAHOTELS Capotaormina
Assinos Palace Hotel
Assinos Palace Hotel
4 out of 5
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$103 per night from 23 Aug. to 23 Aug.
3.4/5 (68 reviews)
Nice Hotel with Lovely staff
"Stayed here a night at the Opera in the Greek Theatre in Toarmina - The Location was easy to find the welcome and receptionists where lovely and helpful. The Hotel was great if a little dated 80's so could do with a refresh. Breakfast was good - Would I stay here again YES so that say's it all"

Reviewed on 1 Sep. 2018

Assinos Palace Hotel
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Top activities in Sicily

Sicily Holiday Packages

Discover this beguiling Italian island, a rich centre of Mediterranean culture and home to some of Europe’s most enchanting vistas.

At some point during its history, Sicily has been occupied by almost every major Mediterranean civilization. The area continues to serve as an important crossroad between Africa and Europe. This largest of Italy’s islands has landscape with a mesmerizing combination of crystal clear seas, rumbling volcanoes, lush vegetation and ancient ruins. Dive, swim, hike and climb across Sicily and its offshore islands. Sample the region’s unique and delicious cuisine as you travel from town to town.

Sicily’s capital, Palermo, is an intriguing mix of architectural styles and cultures. The city has been ruled by Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs and Normans, each of which has left its mark on the city. Today, Palermo’s streets are filled with a pleasing jumble of Roman, Byzantine and Arab-Norman architecture. Walk through the infamously chaotic streets, enjoying the bustling atmosphere of its outdoor markets and public squares. 

Taormina is one of Sicily’s most enchanting towns. From its magnificent mountainside setting, the town offers stunning views of the Ionian Sea and the peak of Mount Etna. Wander down the busy main street lined with upscale shops or explore Teatro Greco, a gorgeous Greek theatre constructed in the 3rd century B.C. Discover lovely medieval churches throughout the town and trek along the hiking paths extending into the surrounding hillsides.

Venture to the UNESCO-protected Aeolian Islands, located off Sicily’s northeastern coast. This archipelago of seven islands draws outdoor enthusiasts, offering opportunities to hike active volcanoes, swim in deep blue waters and snorkel over underwater fumaroles. Relax on the black-sand beaches of the small island of Vulcano, join well-heeled visitors spending their summers on Panarea or escape the crowds on remote Alicudi.

Sicily is served by three main airports: Palermo, Catania and Trapani. You’ll have no trouble reaching the region’s cities and coastal resorts by bus and train, but a car or motorbike is generally necessary if you want to explore more remote areas.

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