Category: Places

The Ancient Theatre of Taormina

The ancient theatre of Taormina is one of the most beautiful representations of Greco-Roman art still present in Sicily. Located in the glamorous and delightful setting of Taormina, the theater occupies a prominent place within the tourist landscape of the town. The Origins of the Theatre The theater would have Hellenistic origins based on the […]

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Il postino – The Postman

The postman is a 1994 film directed by Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi. The film tells the story of a postman in love who meets the writer Pablo Neruda in friendship and from which he will learn to love poetry. The Plot The film is set in 1950, when the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda is […]

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Mount Etna

Mount Etna

The natural spectacle of Mount Etna is a collection of colors that mix between sky and earth. The frequent eruptions of Etna, although not always harmless, always offer a unique show to visitors. The highest volcano in Europe is visible from almost every point of Sicily with its 3,326 meters of height, dominating Catania and […]

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Vucciria Market

Vucciria Market

In the heart of Palermo there is a place steeped in history and still today representative of the Sicilian population: the Vucciria market. The market is still a place where you can find the authenticity of the city of Palermo, being in the heart of the city in the district of Castellammare. The Name The […]

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Valley of the Temples

The first time I went to the Valley of the Temples was a strange feeling. I was in my car and immediately I felt like stepping back in time. Every kilometer I walked toward the valley I imagined how the Ancient Greeks had built so much magnificence. Nowadays, with the available technologies, it would be […]

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Ear of Dionysius

the cave - ear of dionysius in Syracuse

In the heart of Syracuse there is one of the most characteristic places in the whole region: The Ear of Dionysius. A natural spectacle comes to life taking advantage of the conformation of the territory. A limestone cave called Latomia del Paradiso immediately under the Greek Theater of the city. Carved out in the limestone […]

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