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Holidays at sea: Sicilian beaches not to miss

San Vito lo Capo in Sicily was voted the top Italian beach resort and also made it into the top 10 best European beach destinations in the list compiled by TripAdvisor. Sicily and its wonderful beaches and coastal resorts have also been awarded six Blue Flags and three “sails” with five points out of five in the Blue Guide for 2011 by the Italian environmental organization and Touring Club. Here

Sicily is the best destination in Italy for seaside holidays

Also this year Sicily is one of Italy’s favourite holiday destinations. The beauty of this island has never been a secret, but tourists choose it also because of the variety of the attractions offered. For sea lovers it is a perfect destination with more than one thousand kilometres of coastline, wonderful islands, marine reserves, sandy beaches and bays. If you dream of plunging into the blue waters of the Mediterranean

Summer time in Sicily: holiday in the vicinity of the most beautiful beaches

Sandy beaches lined with coloured parasols, but also rocky coves, cliffs with crystal clear waters and fantastic marine reserves will be the natural setting for those who want to spend many relaxed hours in the largest island in the Mediterranean. From the lively San Vito Lo Capo to the quiet Vendicari nature reserve - the extreme southern tip of the island - Sicily boasts an outstanding variety of attractive coastal

Holiday on Sicily´s islands

When the first Greek colonisers saw the volcanic little islands that surround Sicily they must have thought that they were imposing and fearful, as they decided to move the residence of Hephaestus, the Greek God of Fire, from Greece to the Aeolian Islands. Now these islands provide unique landscapes, each with its own characteristics and strong identity. Sicily's islands are a wealth of history and folk traditions, such as the

Sicilian island, myth and eternal beauties for holidays

When in 1949 Rossellini, together with the actress Bergmann and his film crew, disembarked at Stromboli the island must have seemed an ancient, mysterious world, a wild, far away land dominated by its volcano, as if it were a divinity. The pictures of the Sweden star walking with bare feet on the black rocks, among children and fishermen, were known all over the world. After nearly 60 years from the

Holidays in Nature, the hidden side of Sicily

The largest island in the Mediterranean is a variegated world of landscapes and colours: from the Etna’s top covered with snow to the warm and wild coast of the Zingaro nature reserve, from the parched mountains of the hinterland to the verdant Madonie, from the Greek temples of Agrigento and Segesta to the windmills and salt pans of Trapani. Few other regions can boast such a variety of natural landscapes

Easter holidays in the charming Sicilian baroque

The Holy Week is the ideal period to discover one of the most charming areas of the island: the Val di Noto. The baroque style of cities such as Noto, Modica, Ragusa Ibla and Scicli, matches perfectly with the mystic, religious climate of the processions that take place between Palm Sunday and Easter. Sicilian baroque In 1693 an earthquake razed 53 cities and several villages to the ground between

The charme of the ancient villas in Sicily

The refined atmosphere of the lifestyle of Sicily's noble 19th-century families, immortalized in Luchino Visconti’s film “il Gattopardo”, still arouses an authentic, unique charm. Sicilian countryside, coast and islands are full of real gems that in the past were the Sicilian, noble families’ summer residences. Today it is possible to live again this enchanted atmosphere suspended in time by going on a holiday in one of the wonderful Sicilian villas. Sicily

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