Sicily is particularly enticing as a holiday destination for tourists eager to explore the Mediterranean area. There are numerous high-end resorts and hotels of all categories, so everyone finds accommodation in accordance with the personal vacation budget. The island used to be on the route of a host of cultures and civilizations and their influence lends the area its unique charm. A variety of cultural trends are among the highlights for tourists, and so are the vast array of dishes that make up the typical Sicilian cuisine: they have fascinated men of letters with their refinement and delicious taste and have been included in their works: Luigi Pirandello, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, and others. Art lovers will be anxious to explore typical Sicilian cities rich in artistic features, such as Palermo, Syracuse, Caltanissetta, and Enna. In addition, the Norman and Baroque cathedrals, the Greco-Roman theater in Taormina are impressive architectural and archaeological gems.
The rugged land of Sicily can offer a lot in terms of luxury hotels. The Grand Hotel et des Palmes in Palermo combines all modern conveniences: sumptuous furniture, inlaid wooden ceiling, air conditioning, safety box, room service, and mini-bar. The Excelsior Grand Hotel, a majestic building in the center of Catania, offers 176 double rooms with all amenities, a congress center with six meeting rooms, a refined restaurant featuring Sicilian cuisine. The Dioscuri Bay Palace incorporates technology advancements for comfort: 100 guestrooms and 2 junior suites, conference rooms, a plethora of business services. Villa Igiea Hilton in Palermo, combining comfort and outstanding service, attracts celebrities and royal families; it comprises fitness room, tennis courts, rooms with the best amenities - air conditioning, mini-bar, wireless Internet and a safe box.
For tourists who are looking for a budget holiday in Sicily, reasonably priced hotels are numerous too. Villa D'Amato, with double, twin and double superior rooms at discount prices, also offers 2 meeting rooms, banqueting facilities, restaurant, bar. The Hotel Residence La Ville in Catania, boasts period furniture, tapestry, soundproof rooms, family apartments, air conditioning, bar, lobby, meeting and conference rooms. Casena Dei Colli, a marvelous villa close to Palermo's busy center, has en-suite rooms, air conditioned restaurant, terrace bar, conference room, mini-bars, gardens, as well as beautiful beaches a short drive away. The 3-star Catania Centro Hotel, in the central area of Catania, is housed in a historical building, with air conditioned rooms, mini-bar, modem connections, private facilities, restaurants and pizza takeouts nearby.
The mountainous landscape of Sicily is uniquely charming and extraordinary. There tourists can see the volcano of Etna, which is the tallest active European volcano. It is reported to be one of the most active volcanos worldwide as well. The cities in Sicily are truly picturesque and rich in monuments and other highlights. Palermo is known as the regional capital of Sicily, and the cities of Messina, Catania, Agrigento, and Syracuse are no less charming and rich in sites and attractions, as well as in luxury resorts. The monuments in the Valle dei Templi of Agrigento are especially interesting. The Aeolian Islands, to the northeast of Sicily, are definitely worth visiting, as they comprise a volcanic complex. In addition to the bouquet of sights and excellent hotels, tourists are attracted by the typical mild Mediterranean climate, with warm winters and hot and dry summers.
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