Tucked neatly close to the eastern side of the Italian island of Sicily is the peaceful town of Mascalucia. A Mascalucia holiday is attractive to all sorts of travellers because it is one of the best ways to enjoy the peaceful, serene way of Sicilian living, with easy access to many of the island’s top attractions. A Mascalucia holiday rental house provides all of the mod-cons you would expect to find in a first-class hotel with the added bonus of some spectacular mountain and sea views.
A Mascalucia holiday is designed to be as lazy or as energetic as you want it to be. The town itself is quiet but does have a variety of activities available for those who crave some outdoor pursuits. Amongst the activities available in the town are cycling, walking, mountain biking, swimming and tennis. As Mascalucia is within close proximity to Mount Etna; adrenaline seekers will also find other activities available in the surrounding area such as paragliding, mountaineering, skiing, golf and horse riding. Those who love drawing, nature watching or photography will be able to sit at a Mascalucia holiday rental house window and take in some wonderful subjects and landscapes.
If you can prise yourself away from your comfortable Mascalucia holiday rental house then there are plenty of great towns and villages worth seeing in the area. This includes the town of Taormina which is approximately 45 minutes north of Mascalucia. Taormina was once a small fishing village that has grown and contains many great attractions worth seeing. This includes several old churches and the Saracen Castle that overlooks the village. Also of note in Taormina are the well preserved remains of the Roman theatre.
Should you be considering reserving a wonderful Mascalucia holiday rental house then you will be delighted to hear that they will be able to experience a Mediterranean climate, which means that there are warm summers and mild winters. The months of June, July and August are generally the warmest time to have a Mascalucia holiday with the daytime temperature reaching as much as 32°C. The coldest months of the year tend to be January and February when the daytime temperature drops to around 16°C. The average annual rainfall for the town is 12 inches.
Travellers on a Mascalucia holiday can land at either Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) which is under an hour away from the town, or Palermo Airport (PMO) which is just over two and a half hours away. Airlines offering regular, affordable direct and indirect flights to the area include easyJet, British Airways, KLM and Thomson Airways. Passengers can depart from several UK airports such as Manchester (MAN), London Gatwick (LGW), Aberdeen (ABZ), Newcastle(NCL) and Leeds (LBA).