Winter sun holidays can revive travellers of all ages.

27 Dec 2019

Gruppo UNA

The true beauties of picturesque and historic Sicily can be really appreciated during the winter months, so planning a short break or longer holiday to celebrate New Year's Eve in Sicily, Italy offers visitors lots of opportunities to explore the island without the throngs of holidaymakers found during the summer months.

Ring in New Year's Eve 2020 in Sicily with Gruppo UNA

Customising any tour of Sicily is simple with Gruppo UNA. Try one of our Sicilian hotels such as the luxurious Palace Catania | UNA Esperienze, close to all the historic monuments of the beautiful city of Catania, which date back to the 8th century BC, is more your style.

Alternatively, our UNAHOTELS One Siracusa is just a few moments away from the ocean and has a modern layout that is sure to appeal to guests seeking the perfect Syracuse base for a Christmas or New Year's Eve stay in Sicily.

You can discover more about Gruppo UNA on our website, and will soon learn the reasons we're number one for hotels in Italy. Our staff team is committed to offering all guests the friendly welcome and sincere hospitality for which Italy is famed.

Palace Catania | UNA Esperienze

The beauty of booking a Sicilian holiday tour with Gruppo UNA is that you will have comfort and top hospitality at our hotels, while still being close to all the most important landmarks of the beautiful island of Sicily. No matter whether you want to spend your New Year's holiday exploring the delights of cruising the Aeolian Islands, discover the baroque history of Syracuse, or relaxing by the sea in popular Taormina, with a Gruppo UNA Sicily tour it's possible to pull in all these activities and more. Local public transport, excellent taxi services, and daily or weekly car hire make it easy to discover Sicily at your leisure and learn the reasons it's such a popular tourist destination.  

Where to celebrate New Year's Eve in Sicily.

Celebrating New Year's Eve in Sicily offers the possibility of many memorable celebrations, whether you opt for a traditional Sicilian New Year's Eve dinner, a New Year's Eve Party in Sicily, or decide to herald in 2020 at one of the superb New Year's Eve fireworks Sicily displays. You can expect huge crowds of locals at any organised events, as Il Capodanno, as New Year's Eve is known in Italian, is one of the major feasts of the year. Some of the most popular New Year's Eve Sicily 2020 events include:

Enjoy the natural volcanic fireworks and organised fireworks displays in the peaceful surroundings of the Aeolian Islands for New Year's Eve 2020. A short boat trip to Stromboli on New Year's Eve gives you the opportunity to appreciate the spectacular natural fireworks caused by the continual eruption of Mount Stromboli. When you team this with a superb gala dinner in a local restaurant you're sure to find a memorable and special way to kick off 2020.

Foodies will appreciate the benefits of a New Year's Eve Sicily dinner to the full, and there are lots of different bars and gourmet restaurants in all major cities which will be open on the evening of the 31st of December. Sicilian chefs are renowned for their local dishes, and they certainly pull out all the stops for New Year's dinner parties. Some of the local delicacies that you need to try during your New Year's dinner in Sicily or during your stay include arancini, as well as pesce crudo, Sicily's raw red prawn dish. Or try a popular sardine dish, whether you're visiting a hilltop village, town restaurant, or sitting at a seaside bar watching the sunset over the Mediterranean. 

The brilliance of open-air concerts in Sicily will be a delightful experience that is difficult to beat elsewhere. Try a meal in popular Palermo, and then enjoy the fresh air at the outdoor concert by Goran Bregovic which will take place in Palermo this year. Or visit the Syracuse theatre to experience the New Year's concert in Ortigia.