Sicily is famous because of the sea and beautiful beaches. But you have to know that this magical island is the perfect destination even if you like hiking in the mountains or skiing. It’s time for winter in Sicily! Here are some ideas to enjoy the ‘snowy season’, follow Sicilian Secrets.
Forget the stereotypes: winter in Sicily is amazing. Even if you cannot swim in the ocean or tan on the beach, you can enjoy the snowy season up in the mountains. Where? Here is some advice for your next holiday.
Etna, for skiers
Maybe you never thought that in Sicily you can ski. Yes, you can, and your ideal place is Mount Etna. The emotion to ski on a volcano is unforgettable! If you are a beginner, you can practice all day…and when you are tired, relax and drink hot chocolate in a warm and nice lodge.
Piano Battaglia, the joy of snow
If you are enjoying winter in Sicily and are visiting Palermo, why don’t you spend a day in Piano Battaglia? Especially if you travel with kids, this town is perfect for a day trip. You can have fun on the snow and if you want, you can rent skis and explore the ski slopes.
Gangi, like in a fairy tale
Gangi is a small town in the province of Palermo. Go there if you like tasty food, live the atmosphere of a small village, drink a glass of good wine…and above all if you love snow. The castle, on the highest part of Mount Marone, must be in your bucket list. In 2014, Gangi was chosen as Borgo dei borghi, basically the most beautiful Italian village of the year.
So, are you ready to pack and see what happens during an ordinary winter in Sicily? And if in the meantime you want to plan even your spring-summer vacation, take a look at the new itineraries by Dimensione Sicilia.