• Catania – Sicily

    The image of the city is of course bound to the volcano towering over it, the Etna, which lava was used by the 17th century architect Giovan Battista ...

  • Catania Surroundings

    The city of Catania is surrounded by some of the finest landscape attractions of Sicily. Within few kilometres are gathered the beautiful rocky bays o...

  • Etna

    In this part of Sicily the volcano represents a constant presence. It is the highest active volcano in Europe, and is characterised by a huge cone whi...

  • Circumetnea Railway in Sicily

    This railway line is a nice 110 km circuit which rotates round the volcano, connecting the city of Catania with Riposto. It surely represents one of t...

  • The Ciclopes Riviera

    North of the city the shore is strongly marked by the volcano, which has created in centuries bizarre and tortuous rocks and cliffs, towering over cle...

Welcome to Sicily!

Welcome to Sicily!

Sicily is a region of striking contradictions. Everything here is extremely beautiful or the exact opposite. This peculiar characteristic can be soon experienced by the visitor of the hour, who remains speechless in front of the architectural beauties of Palermo, but then he finds himself facing a temporary open air dumpsite.

Despite a bad administration and the numerous social and environmental problems which have been long afflicting the city, the island is capable to wipe out these sore points, and to focus on more positive aspects: the archaeological, historical, architectural and cultural layers which define Palermo, making it a unique and fascinating destination under every point of view…[Read more]