Visiting Sicily for the very first time? We have 5 ideas for you

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“Vacation to Sicily: where to go? And which are the best things to see?” It’s your very first time in Sicily. And you are posing these two questions.

There isn’t only one answer. Because the recommended itineraries to visit Sicily depend on a fundamental factor: the season you have chosen to enjoy the holiday.

 

In Spring

Pleasant temperatures, the great heat of Summer is far away, nature offers its best, the island is not crowded (yet): this is Sicily in Spring. Spring is recommended for those who want to see new places every day. The best itineraries are two:

  • East Sicily tour
  • Northwestern Sicily tour

 

In Summer

Can you imagine a better than Summer season to enjoy the beaches of Sicily?

  • According to many, the most beautiful beaches of Sicily are located on Egadi Islands and Aeolian Islands. Two very different archipelagos, recommended for different types of vacation.
  • According to others, the must-see beaches are located along the east coast and the northwestern coast.

Egadi and Aeolian are great ideas if you want to immerse yourself in nature that seems to be far, far away of modernity. Instead, from the beaches on the coast, it’s easy reach some of the most beautiful cities of Sicily, such as Palermo, Catania and Messina

 

In Autumn

October is the month during which some great food-and-wine events, such as Ottobrata Zafferanese or Pistachio Festival in Bronte, take place. Moreover, temperature are mild and October might be a good idea to practice sport such as trekking, diving, parasailing.

 

In Winter

If it’s your first time in Sicily and you will visit this island in Winter, the most beautiful Winter itineraries will allow you to discover the cities of Sicily: Palermo, Syracuse, Messina, Agrigento and Catania are only some examples.

 

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