House swap in Sicily

Swaphouse is a free platform to exchange homes with remote workers. An affordable, fun and unique way to travel in Sicily and live (and work) like a local!

Discover new places

Work during the day and explore your new location in the evenings and weekends. Save vacation days by combining both!

Free accommodation

We don’t require (expensive) memberships. Swaphouse is 100% free. No money is exchanged in the entire process.

All the amenities you need

All homes feature fast WiFi and dedicated workspace(s). You can expect everything you need to live and work from there.

About Sicily

Sicily follows Central European Time (CET, UTC+1) and observes daylight saving time, switching to Central European Summer Time (CEST, UTC+2).
Main language
Italian is the official language; Sicilian is also widely spoken and recognized as a regional language.
Hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters characterize Sicily's climate.
Closest airport
Sicily has several airports, with Palermo (PMO), Catania (CTA), and Trapani (TPS) being among the main ones.
Near beach?
Sicily is surrounded by coastlines, offering numerous beautiful beaches like San Vito lo Capo, Mondello, and Cefalù.
Near mountains?
The island has several mountain ranges, and Mount Etna, an active volcano, is one of Sicily's most prominent features.
Local Cuisine
Deep-fried rice balls filled with ragù (meat sauce), mozzarella, and peas are a popular Sicilian snack.
Euro (€ - EUR)
As part of Italy, Sicily uses the Euro for all transactions.
Must see
Valley of the Temples
A significant archeological site in Agrigento, it's one of the most outstanding examples of Greater Greece art and architecture.
Hidden gem
Aeolian Islands
A volcanic archipelago off Sicily's northeastern coastline, known for their rugged beauty and charming villages.
Water quality
Good to Variable
Tap water is generally safe, though quality may vary by location and some may prefer bottled water, especially in remote areas.
Home Swap Sicily - Experience the Best of Sicily with Home Swapping

Experience the Best of Sicily with Home Swapping

Are you tired of the hustle and bustle of city life? Escape to the beautiful island of Sicily for a change of pace and the chance to work remotely. With a home swap, you can stay in a comfortable and convenient home while you explore all that Sicily has to offer. Here are a few reasons why Sicily is the perfect destination for your next home swap and remote work adventure.

Home Swap Sicily - Escape the Crowds in Your Own Private Retreat

Escape the Crowds in Your Own Private Retreat

Sicily is a popular tourist destination, but you can avoid the crowds and enjoy a more authentic experience by staying in a local home. Home swapping allows you to live like a local and truly immerse yourself in the culture of the region. Plus, with all the amenities of a home, you'll have everything you need to work remotely in comfort.

Home Swap Sicily - Take in the Stunning Natural Beauty

Take in the Stunning Natural Beauty

The island is home to a number of breathtaking natural attractions, including the Aeolian Islands, a group of seven islands located off the north coast of the island. These islands are known for their dramatic landscapes, including volcanoes, hot springs, and black sand beaches. You can also visit the Madonie Regional Natural Park, which is home to a number of hiking trails and stunning vistas.

Home Swap Sicily - Experience the Rich Cultural History

Experience the Rich Cultural History

Sicily has a rich and varied history, with influences from a number of different cultures, including Greek, Roman, Arab, and Norman. You can explore this history by visiting sites like the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, a collection of ancient Greek temples, or the Norman Palace in Palermo, a stunning example of Norman architecture.

Home Swap Sicily - Indulge in Delicious Local Cuisine

Indulge in Delicious Local Cuisine

Sicily is known for its delicious cuisine, which is influenced by a number of different cultures. You'll find dishes like arancini (stuffed rice balls), caponata (a vegetable stew), and cannoli (a pastry filled with sweetened ricotta cheese) on the menu. Be sure to try the local wines and liqueurs, like Marsala and Averna, which are made from indigenous grapes.

Home Swap Sicily - Work Remotely and Explore the Island

Work Remotely and Explore the Island

With the rise of remote work, it's never been easier to work from anywhere in the world. Sicily is an ideal location for remote work, with its high-speed internet and stunning natural beauty. Take breaks from work to explore the island's rich history, including ancient ruins like the Valley of the Temples and the Greek Theater in Taormina. Or, relax on the stunning beaches and savor the delicious local cuisine.

Destinations in Sicily

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