Sicily Weather July Averages, Italy
What's The Weather Like In Sicily In July?
The weather in Sicily in July is glorious with long, hot, sunny days and balmy evenings, much like in Taormina. During this month, temperatures can reach a scorching 29°C during the day, so make sure you bring plenty of suntan lotion with you. The evenings cool slightly to 21°C, which is ideal for enjoying a leisurely pre-dinner stroll. The best time to visit Sicily is between June and September.
If you're planning a visit to Sicily in the near future, you might want to check out the weather forecast. You can do so on our detailed and up-to-date weather forecast page.
Hotels for Sicily in July
Hotel Alle Pendici Dell'Etna
Affordable accommodation in close proximity to Mount Etna doesn't get better than the Hotel Alle Pendici Dell'Etna. Located at Nicolosi, literally at the foot of Etna, this family run hotel offers decent budget accommodation with a friendly vibe. The rooms are compact but highly comfortable and while the hotel is not large, it is convenient enough to have garnered very high praise from past tourists.
Couples and families looking for their perfect summer holiday in Sicily should take a look at Donna Franca. This four-star resort offers a wealth of facilities and services to make your holiday unforgettable, including a winery, top restaurant, free WiFi, pool, stunning views and typical Sicilian food and wine tasting.
Hotel Baia di Venere
Located on the beach of San Vito Lo Capo, Hotel Baia di Venere is a lovely local hotel located by the beach. The hotel sports traditional Italian décor, is beautifully furnished, and is spotlessly clean. The Baia di Venere is fairly inexpensive and offers excellent value for money - even during high season.
AgriResidence Valle Degli Dei
Located in the heart of Noto valley, the AgriResidence Valle Degli Dei is a collection of small, fully renovated old cottages that offer idyllic and accessible self-catering accommodation to couples and families visiting Sicily. The cottages are very close to the "baroque" city of Noto and surrounded by Mediterranean lemon trees.
Restaurants and Bars for Sicily in July
It's hard to find British restaurants in Sicily and Il Pozzo is perhaps one of the very few eateries where tourists have the chance to tuck into a full English breakfast as well as fish & chips - albeit in an Italian environment. The food here is British at heart but infused with a heavy dose of Italian influence.
Laboratorio Dolci Peralta
Sicily is packed with so many amazing bakeries that you'll be spoilt for choice and one of the best places to enjoy freshly prepared pastries is Laboratorio Dolci Peralta. Here you'll find all your typical bakery desserts, including mouth-watering cannoli and cassata.
Ristorante Motta 86
Ristorante Motta 86 is a traditional Italian seafood restaurant that has been brought up to 21st century culinary standards and now stands as one of the most prominent neo-traditional eateries in Sicily. The seafood here is always fresh, caught the very same day from the bays around Sicily. Delicious food, great service and a good dose of Italian heritage to boot.
Classy and romantic, Sesto Canto is an internationally inspired restaurant that infuses traditional Mediterranean recipes with international flavours to create a wide range of delicious dishes. The restaurant lends itself perfectly to romantic nights out and discreet dining experiences.
Antico Forno de' Basoni
Operating continually since 1897, Antico Forno de' Basoni is a very old and very popular bakery in Sicily's Adrano. The Forno is famous for its sweet pastry and its incredible savoury snacks.
Enjoy a trip down memory lane at Malibu Discotheque, one of Sicily's oldest discos. The music here is nostalgic and full of timeless 70s and 80s classics, while the dress code is outrageously disco go on, dig out those baggy MJ hammer trousers and showcase your best running man
Things to do in Sicily in July
Favignana Islands and Egadi Islands
The Favignana Islands and the Egadi islands off of Sicily are just begging to be explored. Both islands make for great day trips and are quite flat, allowing tourists to easily explore them on foot or by bike. There are local restaurants and interesting attractions to discover, including picturesque ancient ports.
Taormina's public gardens
Taormina's public gardens are beautiful Mediterranean gardens open to the public. Even though not as large as gardens found in mainland Italy, these Sicilian gardens stand out with their natural beauty and the Mediterranean natural life they host within.
Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro
If you're in the area, you must visit the Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro in Castellammare del Golfo. Here you'll find loads of beautiful hiking routes and a stunning beach to relax on afterwards.
A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce
A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce (also known simply as the Pescheria market) is the main fish market in Sicily and a unique tourist attraction. Located straight down from Mount Etna, the market is a fisherman's Mecca and tourists can taste the fresh fish sold there in numerous local restaurants that surround the quaint market.
Quad Excursions Cefalu
Quad Excursions Cefalu is a small but very experienced team of professionals offering fantastic quad bike excursions in Cefalu and the surrounding areas in Sicily. These off road excursions take you through shallow rivers, over sandy dunes and through Mediterranean forests to discover impressive natural landmarks away from the beaten track.
Dates for the diary
Foodies will be pleased to hear that Sicily celebrates many food festivals throughout the year. Stragusto takes place in Trapani in July, when you can enjoy typical Sicilian delicacies sold from street vendors, as well as enjoy talented street performers and musicians.