Classic Sicily Blog

Sicily, Italy
Sicily, the enchanting Italian island in the heart of the Mediterranean, holds a captivating allure for travelers and cinema enthusiasts alike. From its stunning landscapes to its rich history, Sicily has provided the backdrop for many iconic films, including the legendary “The Godfather” trilogy. In this travel guide, we invite you to explore the cinematic […]
Granita & Brioche
Introducing you some Sicilian symbols that are often seen in Sicily, they reflect the island’s rich history, their meaning and origin are often not always obvious at first glance. Testa di Moro (Moorish heads) In Sicily, “Testa di Moro,” or Moor’s Head, is a traditional characteristic Sicilian object, which also represent Sicily all over the […]
Scenic sight in Noto with the Cathedral
When it comes to art and architecture, Sicily is a treasure trove that beckons to be explored. The island’s rich heritage is beautifully reflected in its diverse artistic expressions, from the remnants of ancient civilisations to the opulent Baroque facades. Join us on a captivating journey through time as we delve into Sicily’s art and […]
Taorimina, sicily
Are you searching for a destination that offers an idyllic island escape with stunning landscapes, rich history, and delectable cuisine? Look no further than Sicily and Malta, two jewels of the Mediterranean that offer a perfect blend of culture, nature, and relaxation. Did you know that direct ferries run daily from Sicily to Malta so […]
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When it comes to exploring Sicily, there’s no better guide than Mario, the founder and director of Classic Sicily. Mario fell in love with this stunning island on his first visit and has been coming back multiple times a year ever since. He even got married in Sicily, which shows how much he loves this […]
Agrigento has been named the Italian Capital of Culture 2025. This ancient city in Sicily was proclaimed during a ceremony held in Rome at the Ministry of Culture. The city was chosen from a pool of ten candidate cities, including Aosta, Assisi, Asti, Bagnoregio, Monte Sant’Angelo, Orvieto, Pescina, Roccasecca, and Spoleto. History and Beauty in […]
Punta Bianca Agrigento in Sicily
A Guide to the Island’s Lesser-Known Villages and Beaches Sicily, one of Italy’s most popular tourist destinations, is renowned for its spectacular sea, gorgeous climate, unspoiled nature, and delicious cuisine. However, many hidden gems are still waiting to be discovered on this remarkable island, including secluded beaches and hidden villages, which guarantee an unforgettable experience. […]
Netflix drama of 'From Scratch' set in Sicily
“From Scratch” is the new Netflix miniseries partly shot in Sicily, once again protagonist in an international production. It tells the love story of Amahle “Amy” Wheeler (played by Zoe Saldaña), an American student who falls in love with the Sicilian chef Lino (played by Eugenio Mastandrea) while in Italy. They know each other in […]
The 2021 critically acclaimed White Lotus television series created, written, and directed by Mike White is getting rave reviews and this season is gaining even more popularity than the last. Could it be the satirical drama that has us glued to the screens? Or are we being swept away by the backdrop set in no […]
Mount Etna, Nebrodi Park, Autumn day, Sicily, Italy
Without a doubt fall/autumn is one of our favorite seasons to visit Sicily. Aside from the odd rainy day, the weather is almost always perfect – a comfortable warm temperature conducive to sightseeing and relaxing. Not to mention the gorgeous autumn folliage of orange and red hues together with clearer days which make for some […]
Moro Head
Introducing you some Sicilian symbols that are often seen in Sicily. They reflect the island’s rich history, but their meaning and origin are not always obvious at first glance. We have laid them out for you. Be sure to brush up on their meaning and check them out when there. That way you can know […]
Tour Italy Agrigento
In the heart of the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, in a small valley stands the Garden of Kolymbethra. It’s an intriguing archaeological area where history and nature blend together seamlessly. This makes it perfect for visitors to take in authentic Greek and Roman archeology. It takes its name from the Greek word kolymbethra, […]