Aeolian Islands – Lipari, Milazzo and others

Aeolian Islands – Lipari, Milazzo and others

Standing on the eastern coast of Sicily you can see the volcanic archipelago of the Lipari Islands, in other name, the Aeolian Islands. The land is accessible by ferry boat from Messina or Milazzo. The main islands include Vulcano, Lipari, Salina, Stromboli, Alicudi, Panarea and Filicudi. Visit the beautiful castles, volcanoes and thermal resorts on the islands, enjoy the amazing scenery, go fishing and practice you favorite water sports or just sit out in the sun on one of the spectacular be... [ read more ]

Specialties in Sicilian cuisine

Specialties in Sicilian cuisine

Italians are famous for many things for they excel in many fields. Culinary skills, Italian recipes and specialties are certainly among the outstanding topics. The food and drinks in Sicily reflect the several cultural influences that formed the island over the hundreds of years. Those who like to eat and taste new flavors are always welcome to Sicily! There are numerous varieties of original mouthwatering Sicilian dishes and desserts which most probably will measure up to your expectations. ... [ read more ]

Visiting Enna and its touristic locations

Visiting Enna and its touristic locations

The beautiful city of Enna, also known as the heart of Sicily has all the characteristics and features which make the island unique and special. All who visit Enna can stroll among ruins and feel the atmosphere of the past epochs and centuries. Explore the enchanted woods and historical attractions, try the delightful flavors and specialties and learn about the hundred year old traditions of the locals. Admire the colorful scenery dotted with pine trees, willows, poplars, orange and lemon tre... [ read more ]

Visiting and savoring Enna of Sicily

Visiting and savoring Enna of Sicily

There is a lovely town in the heart of Sicily where there is no mass tourism and nature is untouched. It is the dreamy town of Enna, which overlooks the valley of Dittaino and the neighboring hill towns and the rocky outcrops. Enna lies approximately 1000m above sea level and is the highest regional capital in the country, thus it has earned the nickname “Beautiful View” or “Belvedere”. Enna is also called the “navel” of Sicily because of its geographical position. Visit this wonde... [ read more ]

Top 5 places to visit on the island of Sicily

Top 5 places to visit on the island of Sicily

The island of Sicily is a wonderful holiday location where you can sunbathe on the beach but also soak up some Italian culture along the way. There are several attractions worth seeing and visiting in the region, which are mostly cultural and of course, spectacular. Set out on an exciting sightseeing tour and learn about the history and culture of the island. Try the many local specialties: the delicious dishes, citrus fruits and the wine. While you wander through the island don’t forget to ... [ read more ]

Travelling to and getting around the island of Sicily

Travelling to and getting around the island of Sicily

Visit Sicily the very southern region of Italy and spend a wonderful vacation on the largest island located on the Mediterranean Sea. The island has a mild climate which makes it an ideal holiday location throughout almost the whole year. In the autumn and spring it is wonderful there. Sometimes you can bathe in the water even in late November. The winters are mild and wet and the summers can be very hot however the breeze coming from the sea might sooth the temperature. So there is nothing ... [ read more ]

Beaches in Southern Sardinia

Beaches in Southern Sardinia

Just like any other part of the island of Sardinia the southern shores also have beautiful and popular places and beaches. Compared to other regions of Sardinia, the south coast might seem underdeveloped, however if you take the time to explore you will definitely find a deserted beach or cove for your liking. The most fantastic beaches can be reached by car and a few minute walk. Be careful though on this side of the island where the Mistral wind blows, for you might get blown away towards ... [ read more ]