Our Experiences from Three Months in Palermo
Although it's tucked into the maze-like alleys of the Albergheria, the Casa Professa (or the Chiesa del Gesù, as it's more officially known) isn't difficult to find. Just head towards that beautiful green and white tiled dome, visible over most of the neighborhood's rooftops. One of southern Italy's most spectacular Baroque churches awaits.
Castellammare del Golfo - Mafia Town, Sicily
Castellammare del Golfo (Sicilian: Casteddammari) is a town in the Trapani Province of Sicily. The name is roughly translated "Sea Fortress of the Gulf." It is so named because of the medieval fortress in the harbor. The body of water it sits upon also takes its name from the fortress, Golfo di Castellammare. In ancient times, Castellammare had been the harbor of Segesta, one of the main towns of the Elymian people. Fishing has been important in Castellammare del Golfo dating back to ancient…
Cefalù – a medieval town at the northern coast of Sicily
Cefalù is a historic town situated at the northern coast of Sicily, 50 km east of the Sicilian capital city of Palermo. There are not any modern hotels or new
Summer in Sicily: Savoca
One of the easiest parts of my overseas trip has been the fact I have not had to deal with visas. I am an Italian citizen and my Italian passport allows me to stay in the EU for as long as I want.&…
Scopello Sicily | Impressive Seascapes and Old Tuna Fishing Traditions.
Scopello,a small diamond of the Western Sicilian coast,a blog about this splendid coastal village in the sunny County of Trapani with its history,culture and attractions.