Category: General

Sicilian Countryside

sicilian countryside town

The Sicilian countryside extends for kilometers in the hinterland of the island, also touching points near the sea. The inland provinces certainly enjoy the privilege of huge cultivated spaces in which the colors and the alternation of crops play a key role in bringing the true hedonistic experience to life in Sicily. The farms between […]

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Enna aerial view

Enna is an Italian town of 26 173 inhabitants, capital of the free municipal consortium of the same name in Sicily. It was called Castrogiovanni until 1927, when it took back the ancient name of Enna. The city was defined Urbs Inexpugnabilis by the Romans for its impregnability. In the previous three millennia it was […]

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Places of Montalbano – Punta Secca

Blue sea in Punta Braccetto

When I decided to leave to live a new experience in Sicily I was not yet clear what the destination should have been. I am a lover of novels and Andrea Camilleri was certainly one of the authors that I read avidly. I took information about the most important places taken from the writings of […]

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Fontanarossa Airport


Fontanarossa is the main airport in Southern Italy, sixth in Italy (as of 2019) for passenger traffic and second in Italy for national traffic. Furthermore, the Catania-Rome route is the busiest nationally and the fourth in Europe. The new terminal of Fontanarossa Airport On May 5, 2007, in the presence of the then Minister of […]

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Pachino Tomato


Pachino tomato PGI is a vegetable of the Lycopersicum escluletum Miller species, which is divided into four types: Tondo Liscio (cluster or single fruit), Costoluto, Plum and Miniplum, Cherry (or Ciliegino). Is typical from the region of Pachino in Sicily. Where Pachino Tomato is growing The production area of Pachino Tomato PGI lies in the […]

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The Island of Panarea – Aeolian Islands

the island of Panarea

The Island of Panarea is an Italian island belonging to the archipelago of the Aeolian Islands, in Sicily. Administratively it belongs to Lipari, an Italian municipality of the metropolitan city of Messina, of which it constitutes a fraction of 241 inhabitants, divided into the centers of San Pietro (the main landing place), Ditella and Drauto. […]

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The Island of Filicudi – Aeolian Islands

filicudi island

The Island of Filicudi is in Italy belonging to the archipelago of the Aeolian Islands, in Sicily. Administratively it is part of the municipality of Lipari; the two inhabited centers Filicudi Porto and Pecorini a Mare. The origin of the Island of Filicudi The Origin of the name of Filicudi In ancient times the island […]

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The Island of Alicudi – Aeolian Islands

Sea from Alicudi Island

The Island of Alicudi in Italy belonging to the archipelago of the Aeolian Islands, in Sicily. Administratively it belongs to Lipari, an Italian municipality in the metropolitan city of Messina. The inhabitants of the island are called arcudari in Sicilian. In ancient times it was known as Ericussa, from the ancient Greek Ἐρικοῦσσα (“rich in […]

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Taormina – The pearl of Mediterranean

Taormina view

Taormina – The pearl of Mediterranean it is one of the most important international tourist centers of the Sicilian region, known for its natural landscape, marine beauties and historical monuments and it was an important destination of the Grand Tour. History of Taormina There are many news on the origin of Taormina (Tauromenion, Tauromenium, from […]

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Zafferana Etnea – The city of Honey

mount Etna from Zafferana Etnea

Zafferana Etnea is a magical place near Catania. Known as the City of Honey, the place is located on the southeast slopes of Mount Etna, the largest volcano in Europe. Geography of Zafferana Etnea It is one of the municipalities of the Etna Regional Park and its territory includes the three large valleys which according […]

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