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Enjoy an intoxicating taste of Europe, tinged with Northern African spice, on Italy’s sun-kissed southern island, Sicily.
Separated from the European mainland by the narrowest of channels – Sicily surprises at every step. Stay in, or close to, the thoroughly Sicilian coastal town of Cefalù, overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea. Set beneath the craggy heights of La Rocca and fringed by a sandy beach, Cefalù offers a wealth of history and character to savour and enjoy. Or perhaps discover, Palermo, where the island’s heritage is reflected in its buildings – the Cattedrale, the Royal Palazzo dei Normanni, the Archaeological Museum – and the streets of the Quattro Canti.
To holiday in Sicily might be simply to journey to the sun, to laze on pristine beaches and to bathe in some of the Mediterranean’s warmest waters. Equally, however, it may be to take a passage through time, as you explore a land that was once the centre of the Ancient Greek world, and was temporarily ruled by Roman, Carthaginian, Norman and Spanish conquerors, all of whom have left their marks. However you choose to spend your time – at rest or in gentle exploration – we know that Sicily will not disappoint.