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 remai...

History of Sicily

Sicily is the Island which has been conquered and occupied more than any other in the Mediterranean area. Each of these invaders left some traces of their presence, weather positively or negatively. ...

How to get to Sicily by car

For those arriving from North Italy, Sicily can be reached by highway A1 until Naples (main distances: Milan-Naples 770 km). From Naples the A3 takes to the boarding ports of Villa San Giovanni and R...

How to move around Sicily by train

Though trains are not ideal to move around if you have just a few days available, still they remain the most comfortable way to move along the Tyrrhenian and Ionic coast until Siracusa. Moreover, all...

The Baroque Train

A special mention deserves the historic route which takes from Siracusa to Ragusa, passing by Scicli, Noto, Modica and crossing the Noto Valley, currently the largest world UNESCO site. Thanks to the...

How to move around by bus

Bus lines reach almost every tourist destination in Sicily, and they are faster and more comfortable than trains, although a bit more expensive. There are 3 companies in Sicily, Sais, Ast and Interbu...

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 of the Cyclopes Riviera, whereas the volcano Etna ...

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 the best ways to admire the majestic shape of the ...

A baroque itinerary of Sicily

A baroque itinerary: Val di Noto and more The unmissable destination for this tour is Val di Noto, with the towns of Ragusa Ibla, Modica, Scicli, Ispica, Palazzolo Acreide, Noto, all clinging to hill...