Breathtaking scenery and family friendly fun
The port of Messina gives a wonderful opportunity to discover the intriguing history of this area, a place where English King Richard stopped on his way to the Holy land and thought to be where the Black Death first entered Europe. For panoramic, breathtaking views, a visit to Taormina is a must; with a cluster of Sicilian bars and restaurants mingling with stylish shops, then take the cable car down to Taormina Mare and enjoy the charming beach area; a popular choice for families, with accommodation to suit all budgets.
Giardini Naxos is an another excellent choice for families, to the east of the island, the crescent shaped beach of sand and shingle is lined by a promenade full of bars, restaurants and pizzerias. Floridia to the south-east of the island provides a tranquil atmosphere to suit everyone, with friendly Sicilian hospitality, an ideal base to explore the surrounding area, or discover the pretty buildings and enjoy the wonderful local cuisine of fish and pasta dishes.
To the north of Sicily you’ll find Cetal, a small medieval town with cobbled streets and secluded shops and restaurants, with the long sandy beach making it another popular family destination, with accommodation catering for families and couples alike. The island of Sicily, offers some of the most stunning scenery and fascinating natural history in Europe. It will leave you with wonderful memories of colourful, interesting days and romantic Italian nights. You can book holidays to Sicily here online at Latedeals.co.uk.
Places to Visit
Valley of the Temples
Located in Agrimento this group of immaculately preserved doric temples,of which the Temple of Concord is the shining light are the best example of this design outside Greece.A delightful assortment of Greek antiquities to visit.
One of the most active volcanoes in the world, Mount Etna is located on the East coast of Sicily close to Messina and Taormina. This spectacular volcano is the largest in Italy and is the highest mountain in Europe south of the Alps.
These islands are located off the North East coast of Sicily and are a must see visit during the summer months. The fantastic beaches soon get crowded and the divine local cuisine made up of seafood specialities are also in huge demand.