Sicily

History, art and culture worth discovering

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Sicily is the biggest island of the italian territory, divided from the continent by the Strait of Messina. It is a real national gem. Nature is everywhere and manifests all its strength and magnificence in the mountains, hills, volcanic islands and especially in the sea that, with its enchanting bottoms and crystal-clear water, is the reason why tourists from all over the world choose Sicily as their summer destination.

The Ionian Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea and Mediterranean Sea wet the coasts of Sicily, offering landcapes with magnificent colours like the Eolie islands (Lipari, Vulcano, Stromboli, Salina, Filicudi, Alicudi and Panarea) charaterized by deep-blue water, grottos along the coasts, small clear-water beaches. Egadi, Pelagie, Pantelleria and Ustica complete this unique picture together with the two active volcanos Etna and Stromboli. Etna's eruptions originated spectacular landscapes.

History, culture and tradition emerge from many sicilian cities: the ancient hamlets of Taormina, the peculiar Isola Bella, big cities like Palermo, Catania, Caltanissetta, Enna, Messina, Ragusa, Siracusa, Trapani and Agrigento. Sicily boasts five sites that were acknowledged as UNESCO's world heritage: the archeological site of Agrigento, one of the main centers of the Mediterranean area, where doric temples represent the strongest testimony of the greek civilization in Sicily; Villa Romana del Casale, important for the extraordinary mosaics preserved inside the villa; Eolie islands, off the northern coast of Sicily; the late-baroque cities of Val di Noto (Caltalgirone, Militello di Catania, Catania, Modica, Noto, Palazzolo, Ragusa and Scicli); Siracusa and the rocky necropolis of Pantalica, with evidences of the greek and roman civilizations; Mount Etna, for its geological, scientific and cultural value; the arab/norman circuit with nine civil and religious monuments.

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Sicilia

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Located directly on the Licata beach (Agrigento), 42 km far from the suggestive "Valle dei Templi", the village is located in an area with one of the richest historical and natural patrimony of the ...

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A modern four-star resort located in an ancient hamlet between Gela and Licata. 56 km far from Caltagirone and 60 km from Scala dei Turchi. It is the ideal destination for couples and families who ...

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A few steps away from the sea, surrounded by a flourishing 8-hectar pinewood, the Campoverde Residence is the ideal choice for families and for those who love to stay in close contact with nature.

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A few steps away from the sea, surrounded by a flourishing 8-hectar pinewood, the Campoverde Village is the ideal choice for families and for those who love to stay in close contact with nature.

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Prestigious hotel club located in the most suggestive part of Sicily, the spectacular tourist complex of Portorosa is the perfect place to spend a relaxing and fun holiday.

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On the wonderful southwestern coast of Sicily and a few steps away from the Valle dei Templi in Agrigento, the Futura Club Torre del Barone has a private beach, pools, an entertaining service and ...

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Only 5 km far from Menfi, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees, the Futura Collection Menfi Beach Resort has an efficient wellness centre, pools, beach club and water-sports equipment.

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Only 5 km far from Menfi, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees, the Futura Collection Menfi Beach Resort has an efficient wellness centre, pools, beach club and water-sports equipment.

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€ 60

This resort, with its enviable position on the Riviera di Taormina, is the ideal place for those who want to spend a relaxing holiday by the sea. It has accommodations equipped with every comfort and ...

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On the southwestern coast of Sicily, the Zahira Resort, built with an arabian style, is located in Tre Fontane, in harmony with the surrounding landscape. The great variety of its service makes this ...

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The Avalon Sikani Hotel is situated in the picturesque town of Gioia Marea, on the northern coast of Sicily. It rises on a promontory that overlooks the Eolie islands, offering its guests a breathtaki ...