Sun, sea, sand, and magnificent views are just a few of the ways you could describe the breathtaking beaches of Sicily. The island in the Mediterranean has hot, tropical summers – making it the perfect spot for beach-goers.
There is a range of rocky or sandy, populated or secluded beaches for locals and visitors to pick from. The beaches of Mondello, Isola Bella and Cefalu are great for relaxing and soaking up the sun. If you’re looking for more activities while you are at the beach, be sure to check out Scala dei Turchi, Sampieri and Torre Salsa for cliffs to climb, kayaking and snorkeling! Continue reading 6 Must-See Sicilian Beaches
The island at the tip of Italy’s boot offers to many the idea of traditional Italy – quaint villages with regional cuisine, towns with wonderful sea views and centuries of history. There is no shortage of magnificent cathedrals, churches and ruins across the island. For the mafia movie buffs, wandering around Sicily will show you the sights of many of your favourite movies.
Depending on the season, you can hike up an active volcano, or ski down the volcanic slopes. Maybe visiting ancient Greek and Roman ruins is more of your kind of holiday. Foodie? Great, you’ll love everything that the local markets in Palermo, family restaurants and street food have to offer.