Sicily Car Hire
|Houses to rent in Ragusa |
Giarre Holiday Accommodation Tours are available to visit Sicily's active volcanoes: Mount Etna, Europe's tallest volcano, and Stromboli, one of the Aeolian Islands. Camping and Caravan sites in Capo D Orlando Other places of interest are Madonie National Park, the Baroque towns of south-eastern Sicily, the Cathedral of Monreale, the Dorian Temple and Theatre at Segesta, the ancient Greek Theatre of Taormina, the ancient town of Syracuse and the archaeological area of Agrigento. Diving Centres and Schools Sicily
Houses to rent in Ragusa
The little known Aeolian Islands just of the northern coast of Sicily are an undiscovered delight, particularly if you're looking for peace and quiet surrounded by the pleasures of nature. Houses to rent in Ragusa The sea is deep blue, warm and clear, ideal for underwater swimming and fishing, accompanied by flying-fish, swordfish, turtles, sea-horses and hammerfish. Houses to rent in Ragusa. The islands are bathed in a limpid clear light, setting off the black volcanic pumice stone. Last minute accommodation Marsala Vines are cultivated on the coastal strips and around the towns. Nightlife Entertainment in Sciacca On the island of Vulcano bathe in its warm sea-water, heated by underground volcanic springs. Houses to rent in Ragusa. The active volcano on Stromboli offers a spectacular opportunity to observe lava flows and frequent noisy minor eruptions. Giarre Tours and Excursions
The Aeolian Islands off the coast at Milazzo are well worth a visit. Houses to rent in Ragusa Mentioned in Homer’s Odyssey and thought to be the home of Aeolus (the god of the wind) by the ancient Greeks, they offer spectacular volcanic scenery and fine beaches. Houses to rent in Ragusa. The island of Lipari is the most developed. Farmhouses in Taormina Sample some of the island’s sweet white Malvasia wine while here. Head for Taormina – Sicily’s most picturesque town. Solunto lodging Its magnificent setting on a terrace of Monte Tauro overlooking the sea and its views of Mt Etna have long made it a top tourist destination. Houses to rent in Ragusa. The town was an important centre for trade and art through successive Roman, Norman, Spanish and French rules. Cheap flats in Catania
Houses to rent in Ragusa Among the areas not to be missed are Agrigento (to see the Valley of the Temples); Acireale (to see puppets); Taormina (a unique beautiful town perched on cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean); and Mt. Etna (10 902 ft/3 323 m) an active volcano on the east coast—its crater is difficult to reach so bring a guide and dress warmly. Acitrezza Map In April 1987 two people were killed when Mt. Etna erupted. Although it can erupt at any time — most recently in January 1992 — deadly incidents aren’t common. Houses to rent in Ragusa. There’s good winter skiing with great ocean views from the mountain; drive the 120 mi/200 km around its base to see a wide variety of scenery. Ustica Map Among the ancient Greek and Roman ruins on the island are the Taormina Greek theatre and San Domenico Monastery near Messina the Greek theater. Diving Centres Dive Sites and Schools Cefalu In Syracuse the 5th-century BC Temple of Concord in Agrigento and the Casale Armerina (a jewel of a Roman villa with wonderful mosaics) in the town of Piazza Armerina near Enna. Houses to rent in Ragusa. It’s also possible to visit the Pantelleria Islands, the Pelagian Islands and the Aeolian Islands from Sicily. Tour operators Sicily There’s enough there to keep one busy for eight days.