"Anyone who has once known this land can never quite be free from the nostalgia for it"

D H Lawrence

Sicily is a magical island, filled with sensory treats. It’s blessed with a mediterranean climate, fascinating history, diverse culture and wonderful food and wine. It’s perfect for beach devotees, water-sports fans, gourmets and bon viveurs, walking tours, history buffs and family get togethers.

If you’re still making your mind up about travelling to Sicily, Cognoscenti Travel can help fill in the details. What are the best times to travel? Where should I stay? What secrets can I uncover? Have a browse through our guides for all the answers. 

Why Sicily?

Fascinating culture, miles of pristine beaches, an active volcano, jaw-dropping hikes, Mediterranean climate, artisan produce, delicious food and wine, world heritage sites, festivals, night-life…need we go on? If your interest has been piqued start planning with your useful island guide.

Seasons of Sicily

The island benefits from comfortable weather all year around and a calendar packed full of festivals, activities and natural events. Allow Cognoscenti Travel to guide you through Sicilian seasonal highlights.

Secret Sicily

Cognoscenti means to ‘be in-the-know’ and we know all this island’s best kept secrets. With our hand-picked team of fascinating guides, we can give you the low-down on private residences, off-piste events, where the locals like to go and what they love to do. Browse a small selection of what’s on offer.