Gorgeous sunshine, beautiful countryside and beaches abound together with the usual superb cuisine of southern Italy, but the most fascinating fact about the island of Sicily is that it is the birth place of the Cosa Nostra. With a self-catering holiday home , you can seriously enjoy the island today as the fabulous Italian resort it is, but also be aware of the historic notoriety of its predecessors.
Being the largest island in the Mediterranean sea and the home to mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe, Sicily was once known as the most beautiful island of Ancient Greece it would be hard not to find something to do.
If your wanting to see some of the most amazing attractions you'll find in Europe such as the Roman amphitheater 's, the Greek temple of Selinunte, the cathedral of Monreale, the Necropolis of Pantalica, the valley of the temples and the many other archaeological sites the Sicilian island has to offer then you wont be disappointed but if your into more dare devil situations then why not going for a ski down the mountains such as Madonie, Nebrodi or Peloritani but if your really brave why not try the volcano and have a ski down mount Etna in the winter or try some of the many water sport's they have to offer during the summer.
Sicily being very famous not just for it's history and sites but also for it's fruit and veg especially oranges and lemons as well as many other meats and fishes which are all available in the traditional street markets.
So there's no reason not to stay in and enjoy a lovely home made meal in your self catering Roman villa.
So when you're thinking of taking a nice little break then why not pop down to Sicily and take that special break which you deserve. There's fantastic short term rental chalets in Milo that you could try, or even a privately owned apartment in Balestrate.