Sicily

A sparkling island in the Mediterranean that seduces travellers with its wonders of the ancient world, beaches, culture and adventure.

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Nestled in the heart of the Mediterranean, located at the tip of Italy's 'boot', Sicily lures travellers in with its glimmering coastlines, stunning mountain scenery and ancient history. Bursting with artistic and architectural gems, this gorgeous region greets tourists with its famous Mount Etna (one of Europe’s highest active volcanoes) and monumental ruins - ready for the picture taking!

Think dreamy beaches ranging from sandy smooth to dramatic rock formations and dazzling diversity that cascade in markets, cafes and culture, Sicily offers everything you could ever dream of and more. Discover its history in its Greek temples, Norman churches and Baroque palazzos, weaving a rich tapestry of time on this gem in the mediterranean sea.

If its varied landscape hasn't topped off your journey, the delectable layer-cake of culinary influences will definitely keep you from leaving. From Arab and Greek to Spanish influences, be sure to eat your way through history with a slice of the traditional Sicilian cassata sponge cake, whilst you enjoy some delicious wines produced from the unique terroir of Etna, found on the hillsides of the active volcano.

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Hangouts

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Valley of Temples
Just outside of Agrigento, visit the ancient Valley of the Temples, an archaeological park consisting remains from eight temples that were built between the 5th and 6th century BC. With so much to see including the inspiring the six column design of the UNESCO symbol, the park is the largest archaeological...
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Cavù
Located in Piazza Della Rivoluzione, Cavù is another one of the local hubs of nightlife. Offering a wide selection of cocktails with nibbles, as well as a buffet for those who have an appetite, indulge in the perfect post-dinner atmosphere accompanied by live music.
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Al Fogher
Known as one of the best restaurants in Sicily, Al Fogher is owned by chef Angelo, famous throughout Europe. Magnificent dishes made with local products are always creating a beautiful dining experience for guests, making them return every time.
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Pastificio Il Mattarello
With the translation of "Il Mattarello" being quality and freshness, you can anticipate the kind of product that emerges from this famous pasta-making factory. Using only organic ingredients and natural flavours, this will be the best homemade pasta you will have tasted in a long time.
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La Bottega nella Roccia
If you find yourself exploring the historical town of Caccamo, be sure to stop off at La Bottega Nella Roccia. Its a store comparable to a museum curated for the purpose of tourism, in which you can go to learn about the history of Caccamo and its castle whilst you sample local Italian produce and purchase...
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Giardino di Bacco Catania
Located in a beautiful, refined, antique villa from the early 20th century with an exquisite garden surrounded by citrus and camellia trees, Giardino di Bacco serves freshly prepared traditional Sicilian fare using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.
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