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Augusta Sicily
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 […]
Pietramonaca Acireale
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 […]
Cefalù is an Italian town of 14.307 inhabitants in the metropolitan city of Palermo in Sicily. It is a very ancient city and even seems to have been founded a thousand years before the birth of Christ; the first colonies would have been created by the Greeks who landed there in the fifth century BC. […]
Caltagirone Catania
Caltagirone is an Italian town of 37.953 inhabitants in the metropolitan city of Catania in Sicily. It is the fifth most populous municipality in the metropolitan city and the first by territorial extension. It has been a bishopric since 1816. It is the head of a vast and historic area of ​​the province of Catania, […]
Sciaca Sicily
Sciacca is an Italian town of 44.104 inhabitants of the free municipal consortium of Agrigento in Sicily. Rich in monuments and churches, it is the most populous municipality in the province after the capital. It is known among other things for its historic carnival and for its pottery. Sciacca is one of the most famous […]
Sicilian Tour
Modica is an Italian town of 54.169 inhabitants of the free municipal consortium of Ragusa in Sicily. Its position is already fascinating: it rises on the top of a canyon and to reach it from Ragusa you pass on very high and panoramic viaducts that overlook the gorges. Modica boasts a rich repertoire of gastronomic […]
Italy Tour
Capital of the homonymous Sicilian province, it has about sixty-three thousand inhabitants. It rises to the left of the Salso, in the area between the Matarazzo and Pisciacane mountains, in the Erei Mountains region, on the slopes of Monte San Giuliano. Located in the Sicilian hinterland, in terms of resident population it is the ninth […]
Italy Tour
Enna is an Italian municipality of 26.755 inhabitants. It was called Castrogiovanni until 1927, the year in which it resumed the ancient name of Enna. It is known for being the highest provincial capital in Italy, due to the altitude of the inhabited center which stands at 931 m at the Town Hall, and it […]
Rome Tour
Syracuse is a city on the Ionian coast of Sicily, known for the ruins of antiquity. The central Archaeological Park of Neapolis contains the Roman amphitheatre, the Greek Theater and the Ear of Dionysius, a cave carved out of limestone in the shape of a human ear. The Regional Archaeological Museum Paolo Orsi displays terracotta […]
A dip in the past and in the history of the city of Syracuse, through the rediscovery of fascinating passages and underground caves that, connecting the island of Ortigia to the sea After more than a year of shutdown, due to closure due to restoration and maintenance work, the Hypogeum of Piazza Duomo in Syracuse, […]
Ragusa City Top
Ragusa is located in the heart of Val di Noto, in the south east of Sicily, and is the capital of the southernmost province of Italy. Immersed in a territory rich in natural and architectural beauties to visit, the city rises on the Iblei Mountains and is located next to the course of the Irminio […]