Visiting Syracuse, a city of ancient history

Visiting Syracuse, a city of ancient history

The city of Syracuse is located in the southeastern region of Sicily, lying along the coast of the Ionian Sea. The town was founded by the Corinthians on the ruins of a previous Greek settlement in the year of 734 BC. For this reason Syracuse has an ancient Greek past which blends a little bit of history of Europe and the Mediterranean with mythology. Today it stands as a modern city but it is still surrounded by archeological sites, temples, castles and amphitheaters which are visited by ma... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the Madonie Mountains, Sicily

Tourist guide to the Madonie Mountains, Sicily

On the wonderful island of Sicily there is a series of high cliffy peaks which are usually snow covered during the winter season until the middle of March. The highest region of this mountain chain is called the Madonie range which is a majestic and splendid sight. The Madonie Mountains are located in the southern region of Sicily between Scillato and Castelbuono, reaching until the coastline of Cefalu. Its highest peak of 1979 m, called the Carbonara Peak, formerly called the Pizzo della Pri... [ read more ]