The largest of the Italian islands is Sicily. The Strait of Messina separates Sicily from the Continent and it is surrounded by the Ionian, the Tyrrhenian and the Mediterranean Seas. This is the ideal place to visit for the nature lover, as Sicily has been endowed with all the wonders that nature can offer, from the beautiful mountains to the crystal clear water with the magnificence of its sea beds. For those of you who enjoy an active holiday there are a variety of water sports available such as windsurfing and kitesurfing. For the culture lover, there are also the prized archaeological sites that tell the story of the early origins of Trinacria, which is the ancient name for Sicily. Two that must not be missed are the cities of the Noto Valley and the Villa Romana del Casale. Not forgetting Etna, on the eastern coast, which is the greatest active volcano in Europe. What hotel in Sicily should you stay at? The visitor is spoilt for choice with the many different types of accommodation, such as apartments and hotels in Sicily.
The beautiful 4* Grand Hotel Federico II is located in the very heart of Palermo, halfway between both main Theatres of Palermo – The Politeama Garibaldi Theatre and the Massimo Theatre. This beautiful hotel is set in the restored old Palace of Prince Granatelli and is decorated with antique furnishings and paintings. This is the ideal hotel in Sicily for both leisure and business visitors, with its technically equipped meeting rooms and spaces for events and celebrations. On the east coast of Sicily is located the Hilton Giardini Naxos Hotel. This hotel offers amazing views from the private balconies of the classically furnished rooms. Business guests will appreciate the many meeting rooms that are available and the private beach and gardens are ideal for that special celebration. The swimming pool and spa, with the variety of beauty treatments, are great places to unwind! The Mercure Palmero Centro Hotel in Sicily is the perfect place to stay to explore the charms of Palermo. This hotel is located right in the heart of the city and can offer the visitor modern rooms equipped with air conditioning and beds with comfortable anatomic mattresses. This hotel has its own restaurant and bar and also has meeting rooms for your business and conference needs.