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Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Syracuse, Sicily, Italy your home away from home

Syracuse (Siracusa) is an ancient Greek town on the south eastern coast of Sicily, Italy. Syracuse, whilst having a wonderful, modern atmosphere, has amazingly strong links with its ancient origins, through mythology and the staggering range of ancient monuments that still stand, many in a seemingly impossibly good state of repair.

Things to do in Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

The Ortegia region of Syracuse, Italy, lies on an island, and is the ancient centre of the town. Mythologically important for the Spring of Arethusa, Ortegia is awash with some of the most amazing monuments and ruins you can find. These Temple of Apollo is the oldest example of a Greek temple still visible, and easily rivalling those of Rome and Athens for splendour. Across the New Bridge, the Neapolis Archaeological Park in Terminite Hill is a magnificent place to start your exploration of the relics of the area, allowing you to see the tell-tale differences between the Greek and Roman remains that adorn the region. There are also a handful of medieval relics to explore from a Syracuse villa, including the imposing Maniaces Castle.

A Syracuse villa is the perfect spot to gain a cultural understanding of Sicily. The town is perfectly positioned for full explorations of Sicily, and as the second largest city, the communications networks are excellent. There are many fantastic cultural courses to take, and the Sicilian cooking courses in Syracuse are known for their quality. Tourists can also enjoy craft workshops, learning traditional puppetry, ceramic and painting skills. Wine tasting sessions are particularly popular, allowing you to find your favourite Sicilian wine before heading to one of the excellent restaurants within the town. Whilst there are a large range of ‘tourist’ restaurants, these are best avoided if you would like to experience a little culture, and there are some fantastic local restaurants to discover if you look.

Of course, those staying in a Syracuse villa with a pool will be perfectly prepared for the hot summer months, but if you don’t, the proximity of the clear waters of the Mediterranean will be a real treat. There is plenty of swimming available from Syracuse, and you can easily arrange sailing, deep sea fishing and scuba diving excursions of the highest quality during your stay in a Syracuse villa, pool or not!

There are also plenty of paths to take inland, whether on foot, bicycle or on the back of a Sicilian pony. The wood and scrubland that stretches towards the interior of the island makes for perfect walking and riding terrain, with exceptional views reaching miles over the landscape and out over the glistening waters of the Mediterranean.

Places to visit on holiday in Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

A little further up the eastern coast of Sicily is the historic town of Catania, which boasts a mix of ancient architecture which almost rivals that of Syracuse. The most impressive monuments are actually a little more recent than those of Syracuse, but highly impressive none the less. Access to Mount Etna is excellent from Catania, and those wishing to visit Europe’s most active volcano will have plenty of opportunity.

Weather in Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

Summers in Syracuse are wonderful, and with daily temperatures climbing into the mid 30’s (°C) on most days from June until September, a Syracuse villa with a pool is an almost priceless commodity, allowing you to have a relaxing dip before breakfast, a cooling siesta or even a romantic glass of wine around your Syracuse villa pool watching the sun setting in the evening.

Cheap flights to Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

There are regular train services running to Syracuse from Catania Airport (CTA) taking just a couple of hours. Catania Airport is located just south of the city of the same name, and luckily for those of us trying to reach Sicily from the UK, British Airways, Monarch and ThomsonFly all provide direct services from British airports including Manchester (MAN) and Gatwick (LGW).

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
    (17 reviews)
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    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 7
    Farmhouse #4214112
    17
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      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (30 reviews)
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 3
      Apartment #1410286
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        Excellent! 4.6/5
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        • 3 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 5
        Villa #6475774
        14
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Multiple rentals Apartment #6703790
          27
          Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (17 reviews)
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            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 5
            House #8090737
            17
            Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.9/5
              (9 reviews)
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              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 5
              Villa #6023858
              9
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                Exceptional! 5/5
                (24 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                House #6616085
                24
                Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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                  • 7 BR
                  • 4 BA
                  • Separate Toilets
                  • Sleeps 16
                  Villa #1980650
                  7
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                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                    (6 reviews)
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                    • 4 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 11
                    Villa #6826646
                    6
                    Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                      (17 reviews)
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 3 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Villa #1346832
                      17
                      Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (27 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        House #6374863
                        27
                        Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                          Very Good! 4/5
                          (5 reviews)
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Apartment #1452086a
                          5
                          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                            (39 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 5
                            Multiple rentals Villa #6138835
                            39
                            Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              House #716954vb
                              3
                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (16 reviews)
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #6372010
                                16
                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                  (8 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Cottage #1770659
                                  8
                                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
                                    (9 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    House #6805995
                                    9
                                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (8 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 5
                                      Apartment #6543522
                                      8
                                      Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                        (9 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        House #1706773
                                        9
                                        Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                          (40 reviews)
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          House #6177678
                                          40
                                          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (45 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 8
                                            Farmhouse #3470912
                                            45
                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (23 reviews)
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              House #1779840
                                              23
                                              Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (8 reviews)
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                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                Chateau / Country House #2535689
                                                8
                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                  (6 reviews)
                                                  £1
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                  Villa #1893698
                                                  6
                                                  Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                    (5 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Villa #8081546
                                                    5
                                                    Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (12 reviews)
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                                                      • 4 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                      Apartment #1788087
                                                      12
                                                      Viewed 83 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                        (6 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #1891412
                                                        6
                                                        Viewed 107 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Multiple rentals Corporate Apartment #1891412
                                                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                            (25 reviews)
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 9
                                                            Villa #6211487
                                                            25
                                                            Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (41 reviews)
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                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              Villa #6354923
                                                              41
                                                              Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                (6 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                Apartment #8001763
                                                                6
                                                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                  Villa #1980651
                                                                  3
                                                                  Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (6 reviews)
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                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                    Apartment #6869776
                                                                    6
                                                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (10 reviews)
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                      House #6678144
                                                                      10
                                                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (8 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Apartment #6524408
                                                                        8
                                                                        Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                          (10 reviews)
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                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          Villa #8144170
                                                                          10
                                                                          Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                            (6 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Apartment #6776100
                                                                            6
                                                                            Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Villa #6883080
                                                                              2
                                                                              Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (62 reviews)
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Villa #1082700
                                                                                62
                                                                                Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                  (11 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  House #1127222
                                                                                  11
                                                                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (9 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                    Apartment #6088322
                                                                                    9
                                                                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (8 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 4 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                      House #1987693
                                                                                      8
                                                                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Multiple rentals House #751558
                                                                                        6
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (8 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Villa #6483853
                                                                                          8
                                                                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (13 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Villa #6232644
                                                                                            13
                                                                                            Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 3
                                                                                              Apartment #6439390
                                                                                              12
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                                (5 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Villa #1484658
                                                                                                5
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                  Apartment #6478077
                                                                                                  2
                                                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (19 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Chateau / Country House #1745296
                                                                                                    19
                                                                                                    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                                      • 4 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 9
                                                                                                      House #6894415
                                                                                                      Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Fantastic

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We stayed here for a week at the end of June 2017 and everything was fantastic. The view is spectacular. Highly recommended, Justine
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      A truly memorable break in a wonderful corner of Sicily

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We have just come back from a wonderful fortnight at this very special villa. We cannot recommend it enough - it makes a perfect base for a family or group of friends to explore this special corner of Sicily. James and Katia look after their guests perfectly - the booking process was handled swiftly and with a personal touch and they keep in contact with you throughout: with a helpful welcome pack in the week before your break and a note during your stay to check that all is well / if they can offer any further advice or help. Giovanni is the owner's local contact and lives just a few minutes away, so if there are any problems there is someone on hand to help directly. The villa itself felt like home within minutes of arrival - this is clearly a place which is used by the owners regularly and is a personal passion project - this really comes across right across the board. The photos on the listing do not do the place justice, particularly with regard to the planting around the pool, which is now lush and full. In one of the earlier reviews there is mention of the track to the villa requiring a 4x4 vehicle - this really isn't the case. We hired two standard family cars and never had a problem. The track is a normal Italian white road which only ever require a touch less speed and a little more care than tarmac.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 07, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017