Sicilian Wonders

5 things you’ll never forget ...

Vucciria

Sicily is one of the most beautiful regions of Italy; actually it is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Everything in Sicily is special: its shape, its landscapes, its ancient traditions; Sicily is art, is cuisine, is architecture, is nature and it is culture. In one word Sicily is beauty. At every step you take you will be surprised of how...

Cultural rails in Sicily: trips on v...

treno 2 secondo app

Have you already planned your summer holiday? Have you already chosen the place where to spend your perfect holiday in Sicily? So you just have to think about your activities and your day trips. Summer 2016 in Sicily offers a really great experience for its inhabitants and above all for tourist which could enjoy an extraordinary adventure. The Italian Railway Company,...

3 places you can’t miss in Sicily

Isola dei Conigli

If you are planning to travel to Sicily, we guess you are confused about where to go and what to see because Sicily is a land full of beauties: art, culture and history.  Every corner of Sicily is magic, and at each step you take you can find many places of interest, precious views and lot of attractions. If unfortunately...

The best examples of Byzantine mosai...

Cristo Pantocratore

Christ Pantocrator is a specific depiction of Christ, typical of the Byzantine art. The origin of the name Pantocrator is Greek: it is formed from the words pas  (all) and kràtein (power) and means “All-powerful”. The icon depicts Christ fully frontal, with a stern aspect, seated on the throne, with three fingers of the right hand raised in the gesture of blessing, according to the Orthodox tradition. Christ Pantocrator...

Sambuca is 2016 most beautiful hamle...

Castiglione di Sicilia

Sambuca di Sicilia, a small town of the Belice valley, has been awarded was awarded the title awarded by a popular national television program. Sambuca, then, is the third Sicilian town after Gangi (2014) and Montalbano Elicona (2015), winning the competition that every year showcases the twenty most beautiful villages, interesting and evocative of Italy, one for each region . Sambuca...

Street art: in Catania the largest m...

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We are getting used to see drawings, patterns and graffiti in several corners of our cities whether we are home or abroad. Street art is changing the face of our cities all over the world, in Sicily more than anywhere else, lately at least. Both the Eastern coast and the Northwestern region of Sicily, where we picked most of our villas, are becoming...

Syracuse, the most hospitable city i...

syracuse

Choose your villa in Sicily and experience the most hospitable cities in Italy according to the famous website Wimdu.it. Great records for several cities in Sicily: Syracuse ranks the first place of the list.

What to see in Marsala

Marsala, Sicily, for Expo 2015

Marsala is the biggest town in the Trapani province. It is known all over the world thanks to its fortified wine by the same name, but avery tourist that comes by falls in love with the city and with the beauty of its surroundings. If it is your first time here we have a few suggestions to make about itineraries...

Top 5 beaches in Eastern Sicily

A view of Isola Bella. Source: Wikipedia

Here we are: the promised follow up of last week’s top 5! Today we are taking you on a tour of the best 5 beaches in Eastern Sicily, so don’t forget to take notes! Once again there are so many wonderful beaches and bays in Sicily, we could hardly name all of them, so take in account that you could...

Top 5 beaches in Eastern Sicily

A view of Isola Bella. Source: Wikipedia

The Eastern region of Sicily is famous for its Baroque towns, all of those rebuilt after the terrible 1693’s earthquake. Outside the towns though there is another kind of beauty to witness: a charming coast made of golden beaches, among the most beautiful of Italy. If you are planning to travel to Sicily and you are looking for an accomodation for your...