Sicily offers a landscape of extraordinary and uncontaminated beauty, of softly undulating mountains, volcanos and hills, olive groves and vineyards following ancient trails laid by hermits, saints, peasants and pilgrims. In the North-West it’s possible to see uncontaminated nature, culture and … great gastronomy and wines. In the town or in the country, in the humblest cottages or […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Interesting picture of the Sicilian sky during a Scirocco storm from the Sahara Desert. This is a very hot and – at the same time – humid wind. Sicilian climate has different features according to the different areas of the island: here, on the Northern side, across the coast, we have hot summers and mild […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“In Sicily it seems as though the sun shines brighter, the shadows are darker, and life is lived full on and for the moment. This is an island to be visited with an open mind – and a healthy appetite; one factor remains a constant, and that is the uncompromisingly high quality of the cuisine” […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Sicily is really a big Island, the largest of the Mediterranean Islands and Italy’s largest region. It is full of history and, each part of it, of extremely architectonic-cultural-historic interest. Simply, describing Sicily – as for many other places – is hard, quite impossible because of its history and of the different cultures existing there. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Cefalù, a haven of tranquility, a refuge, and a sanctuary of religious inspiration. The name, which translated means “head“, probably referring to the shape of the hill and huge rock crowned with an ancient castle, rising above the town, was given to the town by the Greeks. Cefalù‘s origins are surrounded in mystery. Mentioned in ancient tomes […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
* Cefalù – certainly one of the most popular destinations on Sicily. This ancient fishermens’ place has a special charme which is not only engendered by its picturesque centre but also by its beautiful beach * Palermo – the capital of Sicily, with about 730.000 inhabitants the biggest town on the island with its own airport. Palermo […]Continue Reading... No Comments.