The Sicilian territory


is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. To the north overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, to the east it is divided from the Italian peninsula by the Strait of Messina and is washed by the Ionian Sea and south-west it is divided from Africa.
Sicily has a "triangular" shape whose vertices are:  Capo Peloro (or Punta del Faro) in Messina, in the north-eastern summit, Cape Boeo (or Lilybaeum) in Marsala, in the north-western summit, Capo Passero Portopalo, the South Summit.
Sicily is an island between sky and sea, one of the pearls of Southern Italy, to discover, know and live through a range of alternative routes that range, depending on the tastes and needs, nature, history and tradition.
And nature seems to have intended this land its greatest wonders: mountains, hills, volcanoes, and especially the sea, with its incredible colors, transparency of the water and the beauty of the seabed, offers everything scenarios, smells and tastes so unique and intense that just a unspoiled nature can offer. The islands surrounding Sicily: Aeolian, Egadi, Pelagie, Pantelleria and Ustica: like for the beauty of its territory and each different in its traditions, art and history.
This magical mix gives the thrill tourists and a unique charm in the discovery of a great past in the remains Phoenicians, Greeks, Arabs, Normans and all those civilizations that they had found in the Island of the Sun a paradise on earth.


The provinces are: Palermo (the capital), Agrigento, Catania, Caltanissetta, Enna, Messina, Ragusa, Siracusa and Trapani.

In Sicily there are countless places not to miss or see. Below are a few places to visit, not to take anything away not only mentioned for reasons of space.


Cefalù pearl of the Madonie

It is situated on the northern coast of Sicily, about 70 km from Palermo, at the foot of a rocky promontory. It is one of the greatest seaside resorts throughout the region; despite its size, each year attracts a significant flow of local tourists, domestic and foreign that, in summer, arriving to triple the population, making the crowded main streets and major roads in the country. The town, which is part of the Madonie, is included in the club of the most beautiful towns in Italy.

Taormina international tourist center

Taormina on the Ionian coast between the cities of Messina and Catania is one of the most important international tourist centers of the Sicilian region, known for its natural landscape, marine beauty and its historical monuments.

The ancient Sicily - that tourists love

The Valley of the Temples in Sicily is the archaeological area characterized by the exceptional state of preservation, and a series of important Doric temples of the Hellenistic period. Since 1997 the entire area was included in the World Heritage List drawn up by UNESCO. It is considered a popular tourist destination, as well as being the symbol of the city and one of the main of the island. The Archaeological and Landscape Park of the Valley of the Temples, with its 1300 hectares, is the largest archaeological site in the world.

Roman Villa del Casale

The Villa del Casale is a Roman imperial palace of the fourth century, the remains of which are located about four kilometers from Piazza Armerina, Sicily. Since 1997 he is part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Many of the halls of residence have the floor with figurative mosaics in colored tiles.


Marsala (Maissala in Sicilian; Lilybaeum in Latin) is an Italian town located in the Province of Trapani in the westernmost part of Sicily. Marsala is the most populated town in Trapani District and the fifth in Sicily. In the surrounding lands, far from town frenzy, it is produced a wine of ancient and glorious history, with an unique taste and fragrance: the Marsala.


For centuries, the beauty of the views, the stillness of the place, and the mist that often makes it safe from prying eyes, has made Erice the preferred place for the studies of the scholars and for the prayers of the monks. The town is also famous for the peculiar local pastry

The castle of Mussomeli

It is a centuries-old fortress with a decidedly fourteenth-century look, with a succession of big rooms, tunnels, wells and dungeons, walls with battlements and weapon rooms, underground rooms, and a chapel in which there are traces of very old frescoes. Inauguratet in 1374 by its founder Manfredi Chiaramonte,


Trapani is a city and comune on the west coast of Sicily in Italy. It is the capital of the Province of Trapani. Founded by Elymians, the city is still an important fishing port and the main gateway to the nearby Egadi Islands.The ancient town of Drepanon was in the beginning inhabited by the Elimi , that used it as an emporium of Erice.

Alcantara Gorges

The Alcantara Gorges, also known as "Gole of Larderia", are located in the Valle Alcantara in Sicily where it ends the mountain range of Peloritani between the towns of Castiglione di Sicilia and Motta Camastra.Sono the high gorges of up to 25 meters wide and 2 meters in the narrowest and widest points 4-5 meters; the natural canyon, contrary to popular belief, was not excavated over thousands of years by water. The most likely is related to seismic events suggested that, with a vibrating-tectonic movements made literally split in two old basaltic lakes formed by the leakage of magma from cracks, allowing the water of the river creep inside.