What the press says about Sicily

Press articles for Sicily

January 2020 Harper's Bazaar Caldera to Coast

Alex Preston discovers the delights on skiing Sicilian-style on Mount Etna, where the spectacular slopes lead down to the azure sea below

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

June 2019 Ville & Casali Ville & Casali | Una casa vintage

Una casa vintage alle pendici dell'Etna


April 2019 Elle Traveller Traumhaus zu mieten | Rent a dream house

Ein luxuriöses, historisches anwesen, im Rücken der Ätna, im blick das Ionische Meer – das ist Sizilien in Bestform

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

February 2019 Sophisticated Traveller Sicilian Story

The delights of the Rocca delle Tre Contrade villa in Sicily are so alluring it takes real will power to venture beyond its walls.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

December 2018 Delicious. These 10 outrageously lavish Mediterranean villas are available for hire

Live the good life with villa rental specialist the Thinking Traveller.

Villa Blanca

Villa Elia

Al Profondo Blu

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

Trullo Rosmarino



Masseria Gargallo

A Torra

Ai Faraglioni

December 2018 Hello! What to do in Taormina: the best places to see, eat and stay in the scenic Sicilian Town

Journalist Harriet Charnock-Bates stays at our villa Ortigia while discovering Taormina.


December 2018 House and Garden Land of Lava and Lemon Groves

"In true Sicilian grandeur, my home for the next few days is the aristocratic residence Don Arcangelo all'Olm

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

November 2018 Agnp US influencer and New York man about town, A Guy Named Patrick discovers La Prora

Patrick Janelle tell his readers about his meeting with Rosella and his stay at La Prora

La Prora

November 2018 The Independent In the shadow of Etna

Sicily's cuisine, the product of a variety of foreign influences and fresh ingredients, is unique and delicious.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

November 2018 Robb Report The Thinking Traveller can conjure Mediterranean magic like no-one else

British-based The Thinking Traveller, which specialises in the Mediterranean, boast exclusive access to around 210 luxury villas and properties.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

Trullo Rosmarino

Ai Faraglioni

July 2018 The Financial Times A Guide to Secret Sicily

Rebecca Rose experiences Sicily's quieter south-west, visiting new villa Angheli


April 2018 First Living Top 10: Perfect Mediterranean Hideaways

This month, First Living select the 10 best Mediterranean holidays Villas

Masseria Acquadolce

Trullo Terra Dolce



Casa Vera

Cala d'Istria

Alati Cove



Kolokithi Bay

April 2018 Condé Nast Traveller Villa Families

From games rooms to peaceful pools, keep everyone entertained

La Prora

February 2018 The Times The best Mediterranean villas in Italy

Don Venerando features in the 50 best Mediterranean villas in Italy by The Times

Don Venerando

December 2017 Condé Nast Traveller Dramatic Interlude

"Beneath the big-top act of Mount Etna, Sicily's grandstand city of Catania fades away but still radiates."

November 2017 How to spend it - The Financial Times The winter of our content

Financial Times How to Spend It features villa Don Arcangelo all'Olmo, Sicily, in its article for winter holiday destinations.

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

September 2017 Gala Germany Kochgenuss in der villa

Auf einem malerischen Hügel an Siziliens Ostküste, zwischen Catania und Taormina, thront die Villa "Rocca delle Tre Contrade“.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

September 2017 The Sunday Times Phew, the gang's all smiling

Francesca Angelini takes on the role of holiday organiser for five picky pals

Cala Bianca

September 2017 School House Magazine Sweet Sicily

Annabel Heseltine discovers Sicily, an island of honey and happiness.

Ai Faraglioni

September 2017 Série Limitée - Les Echos Sicile, La vie de Guépard

Al Jafar, Villa Tasca and La Favorita in Série Limitéé – Les Échos

Villa Tasca

Al Jafar

La Favorita

September 2017 Waitrose Magazine Retreat Yourself

Jessica Gunn of Waitrose Magazine stays in 'dreamy' Arete in Sicily.


August 2017 Stylist Discover an unspoilt corner of Sicily

Stylist editor-in-chief Lisa Smosarski falls for south-east Sicily whilst staying at Casa Luza.

Casa Luza

July 2017 Elle UK Hot Hotels

This month Elle UK explores Rocca delle Tre Contrade with it's amazing pool, lava floors and 'life-enhancing views'.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

July 2017 Interni INside ARCHITECTURE

Antonella Boisi discovers Mura Mura

Mura Mura

June 2017 Robb Report Robb Report

The 19th-century residence described in Robb Report

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

June 2017 House and Garden A Ruin with a View

Jennifer Goulding visits Rocca delle Tre Contrade to discover how the owners transformed a beautiful ruined house into an idyllic holiday home.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

June 2017 MilK Decoration Havre monacal.

MilK Decoration explores architect designed I Lentischi

I Lentischi

June 2017 The Daily Mail From mist-shrouded castles to epic rolling vineyards: Exploring the wild and wonderful west of Sicily

The Daily Mail's Lauren York explores the wild and wonderful west of Sicily whilst staying at Chirchiaro


May 2017 The Evening Standard Simple pleasures are what make Sicily so special

Jack Lefley of the Evening Standard discovers the beautiful simplicity of Il Cappero.

Il Cappero

May 2017 Reise aktuell 1001 Nacht auf Sizilien

Reise Aktuell online features Al Jafar, describing the villa's origins, unique features and service options available.

Al Jafar

May 2017 Food & Wine Home away from home

Travel writer and cookbook author Ted Lee heads to Sicily to live (and shop) like the locals and cook in Masseria d'Estia.

Masseria d'Estia

May 2017 BA Highlife The world's best villas

BA Highlife includes Casa Vera in Sicily from The Thinking Traveller in their article for the world's best villas.

Casa Vera

Casa Inga'

April 2017 Madame A Bigger Splash

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

April 2017 Country & Town House The Italian Job

Al Jafar

March 2017 The Times How I found the authentic flavours of Sicily

Giles Coren, restaurant critic for The Times, heads to Sicily to discover the local food whilst staying in The Thinking Traveller's villa, Casa Agave.

Casa Agave

March 2017 Reise aktuell Schmuckstück auf Sizilien

Masseria Gargallo

February 2017 Country Living The Art of Living

I Lentischi appears in a picture-driven piece in Country Living.

I Lentischi

February 2017 Gala Germany Vom Profi lernen

Gala Germany features Skye Gyngell's Cooking Class at Rocca delle Tre Contrade in its News Life section, describing it as a place to live and cook in style

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

February 2017 Elle Decor Join the Chef's Table

Elle Decor features Skye Gyngell's cooking class at Rocca delle Tre Contrade in its Escape section.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

January 2017 The Times Travel Skye Gyngell in Sicily

In her piece in the Times on the 50 best holidays in Italy, Annabelle Thorpe chooses the Skye Gyngell cooking class at Rocca delle Tre Contrade, in Sicily.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade


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