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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental at Villafrance Tirrena, Sicily your home away from home

Villafrance Tirrena is a coastal town on the northeast side of Sicily. It is a great base for enjoying both the countryside and the sandy beaches in the area. The town itself has plenty of local shops, supermarkets and restaurants. Further afield the area offers lakes, Greek and Roman remains, Mount Etna and trips to the Aeolian Islands nearby. A holiday villa in this unspoilt region offers the unique opportunity to sample rural Sicilian life as it has been lived for centuries.

Things to Do at Villafrance Tirrena, Sicily

Beach

The beautiful sandy beach at Villafrance Tirrena is a beautiful place for sunbathing and swimming in the crystal clear waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. The nearby beaches of Cefalu and Capo d'Orlando offer superb amenities amidst beautiful scenery.

Walking and Hiking

This scenic region is ideal for exploring on foot. A visit to the hilltop village of Serro is a popular walk from your holiday rental in Villafrance Tirrena or explore the many trails around Mount Etna Regional Park.

Sample Local Cuisine

For a taste of Sicilian cuisine try the aubergine (eggplant) caponata, a stew of tomaotoes, aubergines, capers and olives, often served as an antipasto. Rice balls are a common local delicacy and you should definitely leave room for the Sicilian cassata cake, a maraschino-soaked sponge covered in ricotta cheese, candied fruit and nuts.

Places to Visit Near Villafrance Tirrena, Sicily

Messina

Messina is a 16km drive from your holiday rental in Villafrance Tirrena. It has a wealth of historical attractions from the world's largest astronomical clock in the 197-foot bell tower to the Cathedral in the Piazza del Duomo. Make a wish at the baroque-style fountain or visit the regional museum with its collection of paintings by Caravaggio.

Mount Etna

Mount Etna is Europe's greatest natural wonder and is Sicily's highest mountain, standing 3350 metres (10,990 feet) above sea level. It is an active volcano and in the recent past lava flows have reached the coast. The slopes are covered with trees and shrubs and it is ideal for summer hiking, especially as it is cooler than the coastal areas due to its elevation.

Palermo

A day in Palermo, the capital city of Sicily, is well worth the 2 hour journey. It has many gorgeous buildings including the Palazzo dei Normanni, said to be one of the most beautiful palaces in Italy. The Cathedral, built in 1690, has a solar observatory and there are many other beautiful churches too. Zisa and Cuba were former royal hunting castles and the Teatro Massimo is the third largest theatre in Europe.

Weather at Villafrance Tirrena, Sicily

The weather around Villafrance Tirrena is pleasant all year round, making it a popular winter holiday destination, as well as a summer resort. Winter temperatures average 15°C (59°F) during the day and 30°C (86°F) during the long dry summer months.

Travel to Villafrance Tirrena, Sicily

There are plenty of cheap airlines which fly from Europe to Sicily on a daily basis. The nearest airport to your villa in Villafrance Tirrena is Catania (CTA) Airport which is about 120 km away on the east coast of Sicily.

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                                                                                                      Nous avons adoré !!!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Nous sommes restés 3 semaines dans cette maison. 3 semaines de détente au calme en profitant d'une vue magnifique sur les iles Eoliennes. La maison est parfaitement adaptée pour une famille de 5 personnes telle que la nôtre. Rien à redire, tout correspondant amplement à nos attentes. La région n'accueille pas un tourisme de masse, les petits commerçants locaux sont charmants et bienveillants. Bref nous avons adorés nos vacances partagées entre le repos, la découverte de la région, les ballades, la mer et les îles. Nous recommandons vivement cette maison et cette région encore préservée.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                                      Amazing Italy Holiday

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The Location of the Villa is amazing! The pictures are accurate, the Villa is on a hill overlooking the Aeolian islands. We got to enjoy stunning sunsets every night. It is well equipped and very clean. It's a calm 30 mins walk to Tindari's church and the amazing Milazzo Venus Pool. Also in Milazzo there is a port with the boat connections to go to the Aeolian islands. A great day out! The owners were delightful and helpful with directions and information regarding things to do and place to go. We really enjoyed our Holiday and will definitely book again!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016