Anyone looking for a great Mediterranean holiday should try the wonderful resort of Terrasini in Sicily. Located on the north west of this Italian island, holidaymakers will find many exciting things to do and see here. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.
Terrasini is a great place for holidaymakers with a lovely beach for relaxing and soaking up the sun. As well as enjoying a refreshing swim in the Mediterranean Sea, visitors may also like to try watersports such as water skiing, sailing, surfing, wind surfing, fishing and diving. This is a wonderful place to walk, horse ride and cycle with various scenic paths available.
Sicily has two 18-hole golf courses including one about an hour and 10 minutes east of Terrasini on the north coast of the island. There are plenty of restaurants, cafes and bars in the region serving mainly local cuisine and excellent seafood. Visitors will find a few shops selling different types of gifts and souvenirs. Self catering holidaymakers will find a few small markets and stores in the area from which to buy food and drinks.
Terrasini is located conveniently near to a number of interesting places in the north of the island including the island capital Palermo, which is just 35 minutes drive away. Palermo is noted for its Norman buildings as well as the impressive cathedral and churches. Visitors will also find theatres and opera houses in Palermo as well as palaces such as the Palazzo dei Normanni. Various galleries and museums are here too including The Museo Archeologico Regionale, which is one of Italy’s main museums. No holiday in Sicily would be complete without a trip to the volcano, Mount Etna. Coach tours are available taking visitors to the sulphuric peak and to Alcantara gorge, which was formed as a result of an Etna eruption. Visitors will see the impressive layers of basalt rock by climbing down the gorge.
The warmest and driest time of the year to visit Sicily is generally July and August when the average high temperature is approximately 26 to 27 degrees centigrade. June and September are also warm months but September is much more susceptible to wet weather. October and November are the wettest months with an average of 95 to 98mm of rain per month.
Palermo Airport (PMO is approximately 20 minutes drive from Terrasini. Flights arrive here from many European airports including Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), Cologne-Bonn (CGN), London-Gatwick (LGW), Madrid (MAD), Moscow-Domodedovo (DME), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Stockholm-Arlanda (ARN) amongst others as well as New York (JFK) in the United States. Avis, Easy Car, Europcar, Hertz, Holiday, Maggiore, Sixt and Thrifty are car rental firms located at the airport. Taxis are also available outside the terminal building.