Lying peacefully on the eastern coast of the Italian island of Sicily is the traditional and charming village of Santa Venerina. A Santa Venerina holiday is the ideal option for those visitors who want to be away from the tourist masses so they have an opportunity to relax, but are well placed to be able to reach the sights of Sicily quite easily. A Santa Venerina holiday rental house will offer some wonderful sea views and you can rest assured that it comes well-equipped so that you can concentrate fully on enjoying your holiday!
Although Santa Venerina is a peaceful place to spend your days, there are still plenty of activities in and around the village that you can enjoy whilst away from home. Amongst the activities available on a Santa Venerina holiday are small game hunting, hiking, mountain biking, bird watching, tennis, golf, horse riding, paddle boating, swimming, pier fishing, caving, skiing and diving.
If you are keen to find out more about Sicily's history and have a love of historical attractions then you should not miss spending a day in the city of Catania, approximately 18 miles south of Santa Venerina. The city has a lot of Roman remains including thermal bath houses, an amphitheatre, a Roman Forum and the Odeon. Catania also has wonderful botanical gardens and plenty of churches, cathedrals, palaces and the Castello Ursino. The castle was built during the 13th century by the Roman Emperor, Frederick II.
If the weather is a determining factor in whether you book a Santa Venerina holiday rental house or not then you will be delighted to hear that you can expect to enjoy warm summers and very mild winters. Generally speaking the warmest months of the year to have a Santa Venerina holiday are July and August when the temperature during the day can reach as much as 32 degrees Celsius. The winter months of December, January and February see the daytime temperature drop to anywhere between 9 and 17 degrees Celsius. The annual rainfall amount for the town is around 13 inches.
Travellers on a Santa Venerina holiday are likely to start their trip by arriving at Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) which is approximately 27 miles from the village. Airlines offering cheap, frequent direct and indirect flights to this airport in Sicily include Thomson Airways, British Airways, BMI, Air Berlin and Lufthansa. Passengers can depart from several UK airports such as Birmingham (BHX), Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Belfast (BFS) and Edinburgh (EDI).