Holiday Destinations in Sicily

Sometimes you can't see the wood for the trees – this can certainly be true when trying to pick where to go on your holiday in Sicily.

Trip Tipp can help you by selecting holiday destinations that

Holiday destinations close to Palermo

Map of holiday destinations close to Palermo

The following three holiday destinations stand out from the crowd because of the nearby capital Palermo. All of them have a Trenitalia station that connects them directly to central Palermo.

Being close to Sicily's biggest city has extra advantages if you intend to spend the winter months in the Mediterranean sun. During this period you have almost all the city’s sightseeing hotspots to yourself.

Spending the winter in Sicily also offers great opportunities to learn Italian, the world's most romantic language! You will find certified language schools in all of the following holiday destinations.

Holiday destinations - Bagheria

Bagheria  (marker 1) appeals to holiday-makers in Sicily because of its villas and cottages right on the beach. They have breathtaking views of the entire Gulf of Palermo and many have small, private beaches as well... more

Holiday destinations - Cefalù

Cefalù  (marker 2) offers the rare combination of a wonderful beach and a medieval city centre. Cefalu is also considered the capital of the Madonie, one of the largest nature reserves in the Mediterranean... more

Holiday destinations - Santa Flavia

Santa Flavia  (marker 3) is perfect for a combined beach and sightseeing holiday - without needing a rental car. From the Trenitalia railway station in Santa Flavia you can reach Palermo central station in just 20 minutes... more


Britta Bohn

The information on this site comes from our Sicily expert Britta Bohn.

Britta has been dealing with daily life and life in Sicily for over 20 years.

Don't miss any of her tips! Subscribe to our free Newsletter:

An Invitation

Dear friends of Sicily, we invite you to join the Facebook Group "Trip-Tipp Sicily". Find answers to all your questions and discover exclusive tips for your trip to Sicily from those who have already made the journey and those who already know the island from the inside out:

The Essence of Sicily

The Essence of Sicily
Emotional video of Sicily by John Robertson

Find your ideal Holiday Letting

Buy real estate