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Sicilia

Sicilia is the largest Italian island  surrounded by the Ionian Sea, the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.

Nature has given to this land all the best aspects as mountains, hills and especially the sea with its incredibly beautiful flowers, clear water and beautiful corals and bottom dotted with reefs; without forgetting the culture, the art, the old history and the gastronomic delicacies.

Sicily is surrounded also by beautiful islands as Eolie, Egadi and Pelagie, the most famous ones are Lipari, Vulcano, Stromboli, Favignana, Lampedusa and Pantelleria. On the territory of Sicily there are two active volcanoes: Etna, the most famous in Italy and in whole Europe. Assist to its eruptions or simply have an excursion till its top, it’s an unforgettable emotion; secondly there is Stromboli volcano is situated in the homonymous little Island of the Eolie.

Sicilia counts many cities:  Palermo, Agrigento, Catania, Caltanissetta, Enna, Messina, Ragusa, Siracusa Trapani, full of archeological ruins, cultural sites and historical areas, just to mention some of them: Cathedral of Monreale with its breathtaking  mosaics and its famous cloister, Palazzo Normanni and other main sightseeing that belongs to Norman Period; Valle dei Templi in Agrigento surrounded by olive and almond trees, citrus groves and vineyards stretching to the sea, with its imposing and elegant monuments evokes an atmosphere dated 2500 years ago; the nice town of Noto, famous as typical example of Baroque site, the lovely city of Siracusa and the wonderful Catania, with its classical picture with the Mediterranean Sea and the Etna with snowy peak on the background; the ruins of the area of Segesta, Selinunte and Erice. Most of the just mentioned sightseeing have been included in the World Heritage List  by UNESCO as World Heritage. We have to add to them also Eolie Islands, Etna, Siracusa and its necropolis of Pantalica, and more and more.

Sicilia provides a host of amazing places: for who that is interested in the landscapes  and wild nature,  can choose between regional parks reserves Etna, Madonie and Nebrodi, and the volcanic island of Pantelleria paradise dotted with charming views and full of Dammusi, its typical antique building built with volcanic stones, now used as touristic accommodation, full equipped and full of comforts.

The undisputed king of this ancient and beautiful island is undoubtedly the sea, so for who is looking for relax, Sicilia will offer thousand different ways to get benefit from a simple holidays here: fabulous beaches where have sun bath or practice water sport, wonderful hotels and residences, handicraft laboratories and shops, Thermal spas area as Sciacca  or Acireale with surfal waters and a large variety of local restaurants where appreciate the typical cuisine: Arancini, Pasta con le Sarde,  Cannoli, Cassata  together with a glass of good Zibibbo, Nero d’Avola, Alcamo or Passito di Pantelleria, just to mention fews of the spectacular local dishes of this island.

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Distances between main cities

Palermo Catania Agrigento Cefalu San Vito Lo Capo Taormina Trapani
Palermo 208 127 67 110 260 108
Catania 165 179 316 53 314
Agrigento 152 186 215 174
Cefalu 366 118 364
San Vito Lo Capo 379 65
Taormina 355
  • Noto

    Noto is one of the most famous resorts of whole Sicily that worth of a visit. Since 2002, Noto together other closer towns is in the list of the Unesco Heritage thanks to its wonderful and spectacular sightseeing connected with the Baroque period all concentrated in …

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    Catania

    The city of Catania lies at the foot of Mount Etna, on the coast of the Ionian Sea (Mare Ionico), in the eastern part of Sicily (Sicilia). The volcano is known for its temper and the city at times gets devastating surprises. The city of …

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    Agrigento

    Agrigento is a small medieval town famous for its beautiful beaches and interesting architecture, but most of all it is famous for located nearby the Valley of the Temples, which is the place where the ruins of the past millennia still remain - the ancient …

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    Palermo

    Palermo is a wonderful city founded on contrasts: here, one street may contain the ruins and remains of the past, and another one can look polished, renovated, with expensive hotels and branded stores. Palermo is the city where people often violate traffic rules. The city …

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    Syracuse

    Syracuse (Siracusa) is a city with a lot of different cultures. This city is one of the most popular among tourists that go to Sicily. Most recently, the city has been generously funded, that contributed to the repair of local roads, restoration of ancient buildings …

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  • NH Bellini - Catania

    Your holiday should first of all be memorable. So give yourself such an opportunity by staying in the elegant Hotel NH Bellini. The hotel is located in the central part of Catania, just a few minutes away from the famous, bustling Via Etnea. The NH …

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    NH Parco degli Aragonesi - Catania

    Private beach area, wonderful views of the picturesque surroundings of Catania, top quality service -  welcome to the sophisticated, four-star hotel NH Parco degli Aragonesi. The hotel belongs to a beloved by tourists hotel chain - NH Hoteles. The grounds are surrounded by green, flower …

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    NH Palermo - Palermo

    Picturesque views of the amazingly beautiful Gulf of Palermo, high quality service, gourmet cuisine – we are describing to you a four-star, comfortable hotel NH Palermo. A few kilometers away there is the famous ferry port, which acts as a link between the city and …

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