An Italian pearl floating in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily seduces you with its balmy climate, sparkling seas and volcanic islands. Ancient Roman ruins mingle with stunning architectural masterpieces, from baroque palazzos to golden-hued Greek temples.
Things to do
Discover The Norman Palace and beautiful Byzantine mosaics of Sicily’s bustling capital Palermo. Witness the grand ancient theatre and experience life in Taormina, Sicily’s go-to summer resort town perched on the side of a mountain.
Sicily is blessed with natural wonders, from the untouched beaches of the southern coast to the smoking craters of Mount Etna. Trek the rugged coastline of the Aeolian Islands, hike the foothills of fiery volcanoes, walk through Nebrodi Mountains or scuba dive through pristine waters around the Egadi Islands.
Trace the story of Ancient Greece through the island’s archaeological sites. Don’t miss Agrigento's impressive Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site filled with eight ancient temples set amidst olive groves, citrus orchards and lush vineyards.
Sicily has two main airports, Fontanarossa Airport in Catania and Falcone-Borsellino Airport in Palermo. Catch the ferry from Italy’s mainland across the Messina Strait. Hiring a car is the best option to explore at your own pace, while train and buses service the island.