Choose your Italian accommodations
: charming villas with middle-east influence, or located in the countryside, can be your welcomed Sicilian vacation rental accommodation
. Villa rentals with private gardens - or apartment condo rentals - put you into the heart of your Sicilian holiday. Imagine your family reunion in a restored Italian villa rental with a view of the sea. Many major European cities have direct flights to Trapani
, or take a flight from Rome
, Milan, or Bologna
. Should your Sicilian vacation begin in Palermo
, a train ride will bring you to this harbour town within four hours.
Access the medieval town of Erice
with a cable car ride. At 751 meters above sea level. On the Egadi Islands
off of eastern Sicily
, you can see the Arab-built Pepoli Castle
and the Venus Castle
, constructed by the Normans and built upon the site of the ancient Temple of Venus. The more than 60 churches are an architectural showcase.
The diversity of the three Egadi Islands offers a relaxed pace with places to explore: serene coves, and mountain paths.
On the smallest island, Levanzo, there are some Paleolithic and Neolithic cave paintings. The butterfly-shaped, Favignana, often referred to as La Farfalla, is the largest island, and lies 10 miles off of the Trapani coast. The azure water of Cala Rossa
bay is a sure winner for your holiday enjoyment. Beach-front vacation rentals, accommodations with swimming pools, or villa rentals with historical roots are available as your holiday home vacation rental.
Join the locals in a pleasant evening stroll.
The Baroque buildings and the churches add their beauty to the picturesque streets of Trapani, Sicily
. The Spanish Baroque Palazzo Riccio di Morana
can be found in the historic center of town. In Trapani, the Good Friday Procession of the Mysteries, Processione dei Misteri di
, features 20 large wooden-figure groupings depicting the story of Christ’s passion. The Cattedrale di San Lorenzo
is a Baroque-style cathedral. See the exquisite Madonna of the Angels in the Catalan-Gothic-style Chiesa Di Santa Maria Del Gesu
. The Museo Di Priestoria e Del Mare
houses prehistoric and medieval objects found amongst shipwrecks. In a former monastery, the Museo Nazionale Pepoli showcases local arts and crafts.
Pack a picnic bag in the kitchen of your villa rental accommodation before heading out to visit the natural reserve park,
Riserva Naturale Orientata del Lo Zingaro at Scopello. Take along your swimming gear. Snorkel and swim in the Mediterranean Sea, accessible at one of seven carved-into-the-cliffs beaches. Park your car at the entrance of this peaceful sanctuary. Walk the tree-lined trails, with their palm trees and exotic flowers - all part of the over 700 protected species of plants.
Owner Direct Vacation Rentals offers holiday home lodging for your vacation rental
– a condo rental, apartments, manor suites, sea-side cottages, and villas.