Category: Places

Isola Bella in Taormina

Isola Bella - Taormina

A protected area a few meters from the famous Taormina. The crystal clear sea and the Sicilian sun warm the soul and make the tourist entranced. History of Isola Bella Donated in 1806 by Ferdinando I of Borbone to Pancrazio Ciprioti mayor of Taormina, it was bought in 1890 by Florence Trevelyan who enhanced it […]

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The Island of Lipari

the island of Lipari

The Island of Lipari is one of the most famous and the biggest of Aeolian Islands. The crystal clear sea and the characteristic streets are certainly an important attraction for tourists who decide to spend time in Sicily. Origins of name – Lipari The etymology of the name Lipari is uncertain: according to some it […]

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Norman Palace

Norman Palace in Palermo

The Palazzo dei Normanni, also known as Palazzo Reale, is located in Palermo and is currently the seat of the Sicilian Regional Assembly. The palace is the oldest royal residence in Europe, home of the sovereigns of the Kingdom of Sicily, imperial seat with Frederick II and Corrado IV and the historic Sicilian Parliament. On […]

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The Island of Favignana

calarossa in Favignana

The island of Favignana is one of the most enchanting and least man-made places in Sicily. The island of Favignana belongs to the Egadi archipelago – to the east of the Sicilian region. Geography The island of Favignana has an area of ​​about 19 km² and a coastline of 33 km jagged and rich in […]

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Modica and Chocolate

modica by night

Modica (Muòrica in Sicilian, Μότουκα for the Greeks, Mutica / Motyca in Latin, in Arabic: Mohac) is an Italian town of 54 324 inhabitants of the Free municipal consortium of Ragusa in Sicily. The city by population is the thirteenth municipality of Sicily and the 124th of Italy, while it is by extension of its […]

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La Casa Bianca – Noto

La Casa Bianca in Noto is one of the special places that I had the opportunity and honor to visit during the days I spent in Sicily. Immersed in the natural paradise of the Contrada Gioi – La Casa Bianca envelops those who stay there in a warm embrace typical of Sicilian hospitality. Location Located […]

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The City of Ragusa

The City of Ragusa is one of the province of Sicily. It is called the “city of bridges”, due to the presence of three very picturesque and historic buildings. In 1693 a devastating earthquake caused the almost total destruction of the entire city, claiming more than five thousand victims. The reconstruction, which took place in […]

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The Island of Stromboli

The island of Stromboli is an Island belonging to the archipelago of the Aeolian islands, in Sicily. It is an active volcano that is part of the Aeolian arch. Located in the Tyrrhenian basin of the western Mediterranean sea, the island is the northernmost of the Aeolian islands and covers an area of 12.2 km². […]

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The town of Marzamemi

the town of Marzamemi

The Town of Marzamemi is really a Jewel, an hidden gem, in the south part of Sicily. It’s a marine village of the municipality of Pachino from which it is about 2 km, it is also located 20 km from Noto, capital of the Baroque. It is located in the province of Syracuse. Etimology The […]

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Lampedusa and the rabbit beach

The Island of Lampedusa

Lampedusa is one of the island of Pelagie – between Italy and Africa – and by far the rabbit beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of the world!It is the largest of the Pelagie archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea and is part of the province of Agrigento. Administratively, together with Linosa, the municipality […]

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