If you have been dreaming of a Mediterranean vacation and have found yourself captivated by the magic and charm of Italy, then Sicily would be the perfect getaway. Sicily is breathtakingly beautiful and boasts rich history, stunning architecture and food that is a true culinary delight. The island, which is the largest in the Mediterranean, is also home to seven UNESCO World Heritage sites.
When you travel to Sicily it’s now possible to stay in stunning villas and live the ultimate life of luxury. Scent of Sicily offers an exclusive collection of hand-selected estates that offer beautiful architecture, stunning settings and luxe amenities. These special villas in Sicily offer an unparalleled level of comfort and elegance that you will treasure and talk about for years to come.
As you look through the spectacular villas available on Scent of Sicily, you can search for estates that match your specific interests. Whether you are wine lover who wants to be nestled amidst the wine region or a sun worshipper who wants to be minutes from a beautiful beach, you will find curated lists of villas that meet your very needs. Best of all when you find the perfect villa for your Sicilian vacation getaway, you can see the availability and book online!
At 10,990 feet, Mount Etna towers above the countryside on the eastern coast of Sicily. This is one of the most active volcanos in the world and its history can be traced back for over 500,000 years. If you are looking for an exciting and unique adventure you can travel up the mountain by a combination of bus to cable car to all-terrain vehicle, and then hike to the 9,500 foot level. It’s truly a spectacular experience.
Palermo Street Food
If you are looking for an experience that will delight the senses then exploring the street food of Palermo is the right adventure for you! You will be able to sample Arancini, balls of rice with some meat filling and topped by a meat sauce (Carne) or a bechamel sauce (Burro) with ham and cheese. Another staple of street food is Panino con le Panelle, which are chickpea fritters served on soft buns. It’s wonderful to see the beauty of Palermo as you search for the perfect gastronomical discoveries.
The Palatine Chapel, or Cappella Palatina, is a sanctuary of reverence, beauty and majesty. It was created by craftsmen from three religious lineages and the texts in the chapel are written in Latin, Greek and Arabic. The magnificent chapel, on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, was originally consecrated in 1140 on Palm Sunday. As you look upward you will find your spirit soaring into the heavens as you take in the feeling of holiness and the beautiful artistry.
If you have always dreamed of living a lifestyle of the rich and famous and you are drawn to the wonder and magic of Italy, then consider a vacation villa immersed in the beauty of Sicily. It will be the experience of a lifetime and you will create wonderful memories you will cherish forever.
If you are looking for an exciting and unique adventure you can travel up the mountain by a combination of bus to cable car to all-terrain vehicle, and then hike to the 9,500 foot level. It’s truly a spectacular experience. Don’t forget to bring a GoPro or something similar to capture the views!