Places to visit – Go Sicily

Places to visit

Palermo TaorminaCefalùSiracusaScopelloTrapani Erice – Pantelleria

Welcome to Sicily!

There are many places which are really worth visiting and spending time in: Cefalu, Taormina and Mount Etna Europe’s highest and most active volcano (3,323 meters above sea level) near Catania in the north east of the island, the majestic monuments in the Valle dei Templi (Valley of the Temples) of Agrigento, the beautiful Trapani area and Erice. The coasts offer a landscape of fascinating beauty almost everywhere. There are hundreds of beautiful beaches, most famous are: Cefalu, San Vito lo Capo, Scopello, Taormina, Trapani, Pachino, Pozzallo, Marina di Modica and groups of wonderful smaller islands are scattered round the coast: the Aeolian Islands, the Egadi islands, the isle of Pantelleria and the Pelagie…

PALERMO

PALERMO CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2018

“In the end the most anticipated award went to Palermo. The Minister of Culture Dario Franceschini announced that the Sicilian capital was chosen as the Italian capital of culture for 2018 by a panel chaired by Stefano Baia Curioni. The other finalists were Alghero, Aquileia, Comacchio, Herculaneum, Montebelluna, Recanati, Settimo Torinese, Trento and Erice“. (Read more)

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TAORMINA

taormina fantastic view etna and taormina antics

“Taormina, with its intricate network of small winding streets and steps, is an enchanting and unforgettable town. Decorated with geraniums and bouganvilleas, it offers splendid views of the coast and Mount Etna. A visit to the magnificent Greek Theatre is not to be missed at any cost…” (Read more)

CEFALU’

cefalù by nights sicily summer holidays

“The element that perhaps best characterizes Cefalù is the promontory overlooking the sea that dominates it. Other than being rich with natural beauty, Cefalù is a treasure chest overflowing with history, of which it has left numerous traces… (Read more)

SIRACUSA

siracusa panoramic picture of the duomo

“Siracusa is a land of ancient history, beaches and stunning scenery. The province of Siracusa in south east Sicily features a beautiful shoreline stretching some 100km. Many large sandy beaches, interspersed with rocky headlands can be found here, while inland the terrain consists of both mountains and fertile plains…” (Read more)

SCOPELLO

faraglioni_di_scopello clear water white pebbles beach

A long line of peaked walls, harsh headlands, magnificent inlets, deep indentations, underwater grottoes and tunnels, low reefs, narrow valleys, fantastic pebbly sandy beaches that reflect the unpolluted sea of constantly changing colours...” (Read more)

ERICE

Erice, Alba, magic view from Castello di Venere

“Erice is a charming medieval town 571 metres above the sea level. The little town is located on the top of Monte San Giuliano, from where you can enjoy a splendid view of Trapani. It is about 12km from Trapani (20 minutes drive) or you can choose to get the cable car from Trapani…” (Read more)

PANTELLERIA

Sicily Rentals in Pantelleria wonderful sicilian island

“Pantelleria, after Malta, is the largest of the islands surrounding Sicily. The island enjoys a mediterrenean climate with hot summers and mild winters. It is a wonderful place for those who love fishing or underwater photography…” (Read more)