For unspoilt views and authentic Mediterranean living, look no further. The golden islands of Sicily are perfect for family holidays and romantic getaways. Explore ancient ruins, enjoy beachside fun with your kids, or rent a car and drive up into the hillsides and discover rolling vineyards, sleepy villages and coastal towns where life runs at a more relaxed pace.
Highlights of Sicily
Discover a different pace of life in this Mediterranean hideaway
· Perfect for family holidays and romantic getaways
· Wander the Greek and Roman ruins of Syracuse
· Visit the Greek theatre of Taormina
· Climb up the volcanic Mt Etna
· Taste local marsala wines and limoncello
Sicily is home to a wealth of Greek and Roman ruins, perfect for an adventure back into the past. Take the family on a tour of the ancient ruins of Syracuse, visit the astounding Temple of Concordia in Agrigento, climb the slopes of a live volcano on Mount Etna or travel to Taormina’s ancient Greek theatre for amazing clifftop views and stunning live.
Sicilian cuisine is rich with seafood, flavoured with Mediterranean, Spanish and Arabic influences and the islands’ famous lemons. Snack on arancini and saracena olives as you wander round the countryside, or treat the kids to Sicily’s best desserts. Try sweet cannoli, cassata cake, almond and pine nut biscuits, and refreshing granita.
• Direct Flying Time: 2-3 hours
• Airport: Palermo Airport
• Time Difference: +1 Hour
• Currency: Euros
• Best months to visit: May - Oct
• Well Known for: Beautiful beaches, Rich cultural heritage
• Languages: Italian
Our resorts in Sicily
The climate in Sicily holiday destinations can vary depending on when you choose to take your European break. Sicily is the Mediterranean’s largest island and is located less than 100 miles from the coast of North Africa, from where it reaps the benefits of warm weather. In spring and summer, visitors to Sicily can enjoy eight to eleven hours of sunshine per day and the average temperate, even in winter, very rarely falls below 10°C.
Nestled atop rugged cliffs overlooking the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean, Club Med Cefalù is perfect for exceptional all-inclusive holidays in Sicily for couples and families with older children (aged 8 and above). Here you can devote your days to unwinding, recharging your batteries and exploring the Sicilian lifestyle.
With panoramic views out to sea and over the Mediterranean countryside, Club Med Kamarina is a mecca of sport, wellness and serenity. This rustic resort is perfect for all-inclusive family beach holidays in Sicily with a focus on delicious Sicilian cuisine and wholesome family time spent together.
Club Med Kamarina Hotel is right on the Mediterranean Sea, on the south coast of the island. Welcome to Sicily for an all-inclusive holiday in a Deluxe Room or Suite, with furnished terrace and superb sea view.
Monthly weather averages in Sicily
Sicily enjoys a sunny, Mediterranean climate with pleasant springs, warm autumns and glorious subtropical summers. For half the year the island sees very little rain, especially along the south and southeast coastlines.
The best time to visit Sicily is between May and October when the weather is dry and sunny. July and August are the hottest months with average highs of 26°C and up to 10 hours of sunshine a day on average.