Sicily is a beautiful region of Italy where you can travel all year round. But, it is better to avoid January to March as this is the rainy season, which makes it rather chilly. From the month of April to early June the land is fully embedded with the orange and lemon trees that are in full blossom and hedgerows are blooming with spring flowers.
July is the month with the color and scents of the countryside although the countryside will start to become dryer and grass turning brown. Whilst from September onwards the crowds disappear and good weather can continue even into December.
Weather wise the average temperatures floats between 20-35 C degrees. The heat will be dry rather than the sticky heat that we associate with the English climate. Moreover, if you desire to climb to the heights of Mount Etna and other peaks, you will soon cool down.
If you are planning to book Sicily villas for the month of August, avoid it as this is the month that Italy goes on holidays, which means higher price range almost double and the restaurants prices equally escalate. This happens because the island is not just famous for an active Volcano and beaches but equally for its architecture and archaeology, which make it perhaps almost unique.
Sicily is the Mediterranean’s biggest island and is separated from the mainland by the strait of Messina. A mountainous spot, Sicily’s coast and its small islands sit at the foot of volcanoes, including Etna, Stromboli and Vulcano. The island attracts most of the tourists due to Byzantine palaces, Gothic castles and Baroque that flourishes in capital Palermo. Larger towns offer interesting museums, but Etna and the Hellenic temples offer particularly unique sights.
The amazing monuments that you can find include a Cathedral which was partly built by Arabs then Greeks and finally by the Normans who are just a few of the nationalities that have left their mark on this land. The other famous places are a Greek theatre and a Roman Amphitheatre. To the south of the island are the Greek temples of Agrigento which are remarkably preserved considering the way that Italy treats many of its ancient monuments. Sicily fells apart from Tuscany in various aspects. Staying at Tuscany Villas, you can find much more differences about the two regions.
There are many interesting places to visit in this island, which are worth visiting on holidays to the island. Whilst an interesting hill top town with a Greek Theatre from where you can have outstanding views of the coastline from its site. The hordes of tourists are attracted to the fancy shops here. The best way to see Sicily could be to take a long vacation. This way you can attend to all the major places of interest and then take a week renting one of the Sicily villas to relax and enjoy the countryside.
Thus, Sicily has much more to offer than just a holiday to explore different monuments and castles. Sicily also offers culture and its own particular way of life, diving spots and beautiful holiday homes to relax and enjoy.
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