One of my
Apart from the fact that the water is crystal clear, the landscapes are breath-taking, the people are friendly, and the food is delicious, Sicily is all around the perfect place to visit with family and young children. Family is an important value in Sicilian culture, and being somewhere with little ones where people are patient, understanding, and join in on family fun makes a holiday that much more enjoyable.
Another wonderful reason to visit Sicily is surprisingly, the affordability. When I imagine a dreamy location like this island, I wouldn’t expect prices to be so fair! It is
Now, when it comes to what to do on holiday, I like to have a few ideas of activities so that time spent on holiday isn’t spent asking or looking up what to do while there.
>> Pack a picnic and take a cable car up Mount Etna. I love lunch with a view and I know my kids would love taking the cable car.
>> Take a chocolate-making class in Modica. Chocolate, with the option of pistachio add-ins. Need I say more?!
>> Visit the village of Cefalù and ‘climb’ La Rocca
>> See the Greek theatre and go to the beach in Taormina. Taormina is a picturesque and luxurious city perched on top of a hill. Here, you get good views of both the sea and Mount Etna, and walking around the city would be a real treat. I imagine us all getting gelato and strolling around the city, absorbing the views at every turn.
>> Take a boat out and visit the Aeolian Islands. One of my
>> Explore the Valley of the Temples. The Valley of the Temples in Agrigento is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is an absolute must-see. Talk about history! Eloise would be in her element there being the little history nerd she is!
I have been dreaming of going to Sicily for quite some time now. This is the year we making it happen *fingers crossed*, and the goal is to get there as soon as possible!
*This post is written in collaboration with Emily Jones