If you are looking for the ideal place to take a family holiday, look no further than the beautiful white sand beaches and azure waters of Sicily. This island in the Mediterranean has everything to offer for the whole family. Finding a hotel can be difficult during the tourist season but you can find some stunning villas on the Sicilian coast with room for the whole family.
The amazing Mt. Etna is a beautiful active volcano with a beautiful surrounding area. It can be educational as it is adventurous to see the lava flows around the mountain and to go on a family hike around the nature reserve. It is truly a unique experience. Sicily also has some great adventure parks which are fun for the whole family.
The Monti Rossi park has an array of zip lines and rope courses which kids can play on for hours. There is also Etna land that has great water rides for those hot summer days. Not far from Palermo is . This is a nature lovers paradise with a reserve of incredible animals and a huge botanical garden. Here the kids and adults alike can enjoy the amazing 57 different species and even enjoy a few small rides. It is the perfect place to have a picnic and enjoy the wildlife.
Catania is another great city for the entire family to stay. It has a rich cultural history and even a well-preserved Roman amphitheatre. At the right time of year, you can enjoy the city without the crowds and have a smooth and enjoyable vacation. Sicily has everything from beaches and mountains to natural reserves and water parks.
No matter where you stay you will find something fun for the whole family and ensure that you will make countless memories in such a beautiful place. Sicily is truly one of the most family-friendly destinations in Europe and will keep everyone active, busy, and happy.
*In collaboration with Mary J.Best