Classic Sicily Blog

Sutera is an Italian town of 1.283 inhabitants of the free municipal consortium of Caltanissetta in Sicily. The town is part of the circuit of the most beautiful villages in Italy and is one of the stages of the Magna Via Francigena, an ancient itinerary that already connected Palermo to Agrigento in the 11th century. […]
Ispica an Italian town of 16.323 inhabitants of the free municipal consortium of Ragusa in Sicily. It is the seventh most populous municipality of the free municipal consortium and is located on the south-eastern coast of the island and borders to the north-west with the territory of the municipality of Modica, to the west with […]
Trapani is an Italian town of 67.531 inhabitants, the capital of the homonymous free municipal consortium in Sicily. Trapani has developed over time a thriving economic activity linked to the extraction and trade of salt, taking advantage of its natural position, projected on the Mediterranean, and its port, an ancient commercial outlet for Eryx (today’s […]
Mozia (or even Mothia, Motya) was an ancient Phoenician city, located on the island of San Pantaleo, in the Stagnone of Marsala. The island is located in front of the western coast of Sicily, between the Isola Grande and the mainland, and belongs to the Whitaker Foundation. Motya was probably interested in the explorations of […]
Scicli is an Italian town of 26 918 inhabitants  of the free municipal consortium of Ragusa in Sicily. Monumental baroque city with the shape of a sublime living nativity scene, Scicli is 24 kilometers away from Ragusa. Its municipal territory extends from the sea to the southern reaches of the Hyblean plateau. The landscapes are […]
Marettimo is an Italian island belonging to the archipelago of the Egadi islands, in Sicily. It is the second largest island of the Egadi archipelago, preceded by Favignana and followed by Levanzo. The ancient populations of this restricted area of ​​the Mediterranean (Phoenicians, Elimi, Sicani) attributed it the character of sacredness that can still be […]
Cammarata is an Italian small medieval village of 6.120 inhabitants of the free municipal consortium of Agrigento in Sicily. Cammarata enjoys spectacular views of Etna and is located in a strategic position between the sea and the Valley of the Temples of Agrigento, surrounded by pastures and salt mines, while the surrounding hills were once […]
Lentini is an Italian town of 22.908 inhabitants of the free municipal consortium of Syracuse in Sicily. Baroque town of Greek origin, ancient Leontinoi, of which the archaeological remains can be visited, was a very valuable cultural and agricultural center during Roman rule and one of the most influential cities of the island in the […]
Augusta is an Italian town of 35.745 inhabitants of the free municipal consortium of Syracuse in Sicily. Augusta owes its name to its great past as an imperial city, founded in the fourteenth century by Frederick II of Swabia, the emperor-intellectual of the German Empire who loved the wonderful landscapes of southern Italy more than […]
Acireale is an Italian town of 51.886 inhabitants in the metropolitan city of Catania in Sicily,  formed by small migrations from the territory to the south, today the urban layout is typical of the late medieval cities of Sicily. It rises in the middle of the Sicilian Ionian coast, and is known, in particular, for […]