Located between mainland Italy and Tunisia, the beautiful island of Sicily is an intriguing blend of European style, history and exotic flare.

Insider tip

Dominating the natural skyline of eastern Sicily is the snow-capped peak of Mount Etna, Europe’s tallest active volcano, and one of the most active volcanoes in the world.

Popular things to do and see and unmissable experiences

Picturesque Taormina is perched high on Mount Tauro in sight of Mount Etna. This historical town is buzzing with intimate piazzas, chic boutiques, jewellery and antique shops, street cafés and restaurants plus a fine Greco-Roman amphitheatre.

Climate

Very Warm June and September, Cooler in April, May and October.

Other information

  • Best time of year to travel: From March to October for bright, sunny days.
  • Currency: Euro
  • Flight time from UK: Approximately 3 hours
  • Visa and passport information: A visa is not required for Italy
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