Classic Sicily Blog

Cammarata
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 […]
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 […]
Catania
Catania is an Italian town of 310.247 inhabitants, the capital of the metropolitan city of Catania in Sicily. Destroyed 9 times by earthquakes, eruptions, invasions, 9 times it has been rebuilt more beautiful than before. The Catania we see now is that of the last reconstruction, of 1693, when a violent earthquake razed it to […]
Sperlinga
Sperlinga is located between the Nebrodi and Madonie mountains, in the heart of central Sicily, 47 kilometers from Enna. Already called “a royal cave dwelling” dug out of a gigantic sandstone, Sperlinga etymologically derives from the Greek and means “Spelonca”, cave. The municipal area is characterized by numerous caves carved into the sandstone rock. The […]
Aci Trezza
Aci Trezza is a fraction of 4.949 inhabitants of Aci Castello, an Italian municipality in the metropolitan city of Catania in Sicily. Center of ancient fishing tradition, founded at the end of the seventeenth century by the Palermo nobleman Stefano Riggio as a maritime landing place for its fiefdom, the town overlooks the Ionian Sea […]
Marsala
Marsala is an Italian town of 82.355 inhabitants. It is the first municipality by population of the free municipal consortium of Trapani, the fifth in Sicily and the 65th in Italy. The city is famous for the landing of Garibaldi and the Thousand on 11 May 1860 and for the production of the Marsala wine […]
riccardo bernucci
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 […]
Bagheria Seashore
Bagheria is an Italian town of 54 693 inhabitants in the metropolitan city of Palermo in Sicily. Bagheria is also called “city of villas”, after Palermo it is the most populated municipality of the metropolitan city and the twelfth of Sicily, located on the Tyrrhenian coast of the region just 8 km from the capital. The […]
Mozia medieval city
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 […]
Noto is an Italian town of 24.136 inhabitants   of the free municipal consortium of Syracuse in Sicily. It is the first Sicilian municipality and the fourth Italian by territorial extension. Episcopal seat, called the “capital of the Baroque”, in 2002 its historic center was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, together with the other […]
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 […]
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. […]