Capuchin Catacombs are without a doubt one of the most interesting, intriguing and gruesome tourist spots in the world. This place, which is sometimes referred to as the Museum of Death, contains some... more
Maybe buying foish is not so easy as buying vegetables, but the street market is a good place to try your skills. Usually, fish is sold in the same day so it should be fresh and, if it is not, at... more
Palermo presents an impresive range of fresh fishes . While being in Sicily I ate all my lunch at a friend mom's home, and later on I was trying to find the recipes of whatever she was making.
I'm climbing on the top of Duomo di Monreale.. There's a breathtaking view on the top. But it was early in the morning when we were there so it was a bit foggy and fog was preventing our sight...... more
This magnificient square is full of statues and a marvellous fountain. At night is wonderfully lighted too!!
It was created for the Florentine villa of Don Pedro di Toledo by the... more
Mondello on the way to Trapani and about 30 km to Palermo city center. There are nice summer houses around and alot of young people with their scooters and vespas... Very very crowded!
The sea was... more
There is so much to see in Palermo, so it is better you first get yourself a guide book. But you must absolutely see the Cathedral Of Palermo. Opposite the gate to the main entrance there is a wooden... more
If you wanna understand a little better Sicilia, take a look at the movie 'The Godfather', by F.F.Coppola; if possible, the 3 parts.
Inevitably the dark lure of The Honorable Society hangs over... more
A scene from the street.. This is the main street that divides the city in two.. In the intersection of Via Vittorio Emanuele with Via Maqueda you'll find " Quattri Canti" that divides Palermo in... more
The cave of Santa Rosalia is a nice visit. Here was supposed to live as a eremit the patron saint of the island, also called 'La Santuzza' by local people. During the first week of June... more
This fortress is a brilliant illustration of the Norman power, which they yielded from this once superb capital. The visit inside offers interesting information and shows the talent of the architects,... more
VALLEY OF THE TEMPLES (AGRIGENTO)
Agrigento is a small town located in the south coast of Sicily. It's world famous by its many greek temples, at the Valley of Temples. The most famous of them is the... more
The period of Palermo's past represented in this photo was one of the most extraordinary times in the history of all Europe. The photo was taken in La Zisa, a palace built by King William I, 120 years...
Me and Lorenzo were in Sicilia for the weekend+monday... We took "last minute" flight to the island.. I was dreaming to go to Isola d'Elba but when we went to travel agency they said that to have a......