Selinunte

On the southern coast of Sicily between Trapani and Agrigento, in the largest archeological park of Italy and even of Europe, lie the ruins of Selinunte, whose name, derived from ancient Greek “Sèlinon” means wild Celery, plant that still nowadays grows spontaneously in the area and that was engraved in the ancient coins as a symbol of … More Selinunte

Cefalù

The town of Cefalù At the base of a rock on the northern coast of Sicily, 70 km east of Palermo lies the small medieval town of Cefalù which is one of the favourite goals of both Italian and international tourists on the island; not only for the beautiful beaches during summer but also for … More Cefalù

Noto: capital of the baroque in eastern Sicily.

The Baroque in Noto. Among smooth hills mostly covered with mediterranean scrub or cultivated with olive groves, vineyards or citrus trees, just 30 km from Siracusa is located the town which today is known as the capital of the Sicilian Baroque: Noto. Since when you will be driving through the countryside approaching the city, you … More Noto: capital of the baroque in eastern Sicily.

Water and salt

The road that run along the coast from Trapani to Marsala is also known as the “via del sale”, here, Sicily offers one of its extraordinary shows : the natural reserve of the salt flats of Trapani and Paceco. The area seems to be a huge, irregular and multicoloured chessboard of pools, used to collect the salt … More Water and salt