Discover Sicily on a Mazara del Vello holiday
Stunning views and fantastic cuisine await you on a Mazara del Vallo holiday.
The small, but charming destination sits nicely along Sicily’s southern coast and is the perfect spot for those who are looking to soak up Italian culture in a relaxing environment. You can laze along the sun-soaked beach and make the most of the Mediterranean weather or delve into the city’s historical heritage and seek out the oldest and most beautiful buildings. In Mazara del Vallo you are also just a short drive away from some fantastic historic ruins, so take a scenic drive along the coast and experience the best of Sicily!
Things to do in Mazara del Vallo
If you can manage to tear yourself away from the gorgeous beaches, there’s a wealth of landmarks and interesting sights to discover. Just have your camera at the ready- you’ll never know what’s waiting around the corner!
Venture over to Marsala, a region that is renowned for its sweet wine making. Take a vineyard tour and end up in the wine cellar, where you can test your knowledge as you enjoy a wine tasting session. There’s also fantastic cuisine to be enjoyed in Mazara del Vallo. Take a seat in one of the family-run seafront restaurants where you can enjoy fantastically fresh seafood dishes. You’ll also find a handful of local bars to enjoy a quiet drink and catch the spectacular sunset over the beach! If you’re looking for something more upbeat, you’ll want to head into the old town, where you’ll find a surprisingly vibrant nightlife.
The old town is an attraction in itself and quite rightly so. With gorgeous architecture, fantastic museums and a lovely labyrinth of streets to wander through, you’ll fall in love with Mazara del Vallo.
Relaxation and exploration in Mazara del Vallo
Whether you’re looking for a huge slice of Italian history to digest or a relaxing beach holiday, there’s something for everyone in Mazara del Vallo. You’ll find yourself ideally located, no more than stone’s throw from the picturesque beaches or the historic landmarks you’ll want to visit, so you will easily access everything that Mazara del Vallo has to offer. Make a splash down by the beach and try out some water sports or take a more laid-back approach and enjoy a cruise along the coastline. There’s also plenty of inland adventures to embark on - the opportunities really are endless!
Beautiful beaches and iconic landmarks
With a fantastic mix of powdery sand beaches and soft pebble stretches, you can indulge in some blissful relaxation as you kick back and relax in the sun. Make a splash in the deep blue sea, enjoy making terrifically tall sandcastles or cool off with a fruity cocktail in the shade. Whether you’re travelling as a family or couple, you’ll fall in love with this picture perfect corner of the world.
Beyond the beaches and the quaint town of Mazara del Vallo, you will find a wealth of historic buildings and ruins that are well worth a visit. Take a 30 minute drive over to Segesta and discover the magnificent temple and theatre that remains in the Sicilian countryside. Delve into the intriguing history and learn about what they've withstood since they were reportedly built in fifth century BC. For volcanic ruins, head to Pantelleria. The volcanic island is located a short boat ride from Mazara and is the perfect place to see the Sicilian volcanic region. Discover the volcanic rocks, sit in one of the caves where the volcanic steam creates a completely natural sauna or visit the countryside hills for a chance to taste some gorgeous Italian wines.