Marzamemi

Just a few kilometres up the coast from Italy's southernmost point, in the deep south-east of Sicily, is one of Sicily's prettiest seaside villages: Marzamemi. It was the Arabs of the 10th century who put Marzamemi on the map. They...

Taormina

Suspended between the rocks and the sea, Taormina is located on the side of Monte Tauro at an altitude of 200 metres above sea level in the Province of Messina. Its origins are uncertain, however, it is likely that the...

Cefalù

The seaside resort of Cefalù is located 70 kilometres east of Palermo in the centre of the north coast of Sicily and is one of the 15 municipalities which form the Madonie National Park. Cefalù is included in the group...

Ragusa

Ragusa was classified a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002 and is one of the most important cities of the arts in Italy due to its varied artistic and archeological riches, a legacy of its history which dates back several...

Modica

"The village was a theatre, a proscenium of pink stone, a feast of wonders. It is like the scent of jasmine at dusk. I can never cease to talk about it, to return to it to view myself in such...

Noto

The original site of the ancient city of Noto is located 8 kilometres north of the current city. In 1693 the ancient city of Noto was razed to the ground by a powerful earthquake during which more than one thousand...

Syracuse

Syracuse is the fourth largest city in Sicily by population. Its name is derived from the siculan word "Syraka" which means city rich in water due to its numerous waterways and marshy area. Described by Cicero as "the most beautiful...
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