Top things to do in Sicily in a 10-day road trip

Traveling across Sicily in 10 days by car was an incredible experience. We were sure we wanted to visit Italy, but in the middle of July and considering the mass tourism and the stifling heat in cities like Rome during summertime, we decided to opt for one of the islands. Decadent architecture evoking times of greater … Continue reading Top things to do in Sicily in a 10-day road trip ... Continue reading

Top things to do in Palermo in one day – Travel guide to the capital of Sicily

Located in a strategic territory on the Italian island of Sicily, Palermo has been inhabited by Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, and Bourbons through history. Later on, it became known for Art Nouveau at the beginning of the 20th century and for being the starting point of the Allied reconquest after the Second … Continue reading Top things to do in Palermo in one day – Travel guide to the capital of Sicily ... Continue reading

Things to do in Cefalù in one day – Exploring the Norman citadel

Cefalù is one of the most visited places in Sicily. Its tiny size does not keep thousands of tourists from visiting it every day during the summer months. The truth is that at first, I didn’t want to spend a day of our Sicily road trip in Cefalù, because I thought that in the middle … Continue reading Things to do in Cefalù in one day – Exploring the Norman citadel ... Continue reading

Top things to do in Stromboli in one day – For adventurous souls

Stromboli, the Mediterranean lighthouse, was the cherry on the cake of our trip. This small Eolia Island was decisive for the route of the 10-day tour we took to Sicily. We had the option of traveling either from the north or the south of the island, and as soon as we knew that one of … Continue reading Top things to do in Stromboli in one day – For adventurous souls ... Continue reading

Savoca – Reliving scenes from the Godfather saga

Before talking about Savoca I will tell you a story you probably already know. Sicily, 1950. A young man with dark skin and American accent decides to hide in this island, first from legal justice, and second from a vendetta from the mafia. He does not know Sicily, from where his ancestors come from. He has … Continue reading Savoca – Reliving scenes from the Godfather saga ... Continue reading

Top things to do in Syracuse Italy in one day – Greek Theater, Beaches, where to eat and tourist map

Syracuse is the city of Italy that preserves more Greek history, in fact, its own name already transports you to the ancient Greek Empire. Syracuse was the most important city in Sicily during the splendor of the empire. And as we could see, that sublime wealth has remained to this day; especially on the Ortigia … Continue reading Top things to do in Syracuse Italy in one day – Greek Theater, Beaches, where to eat and tourist map ... Continue reading

Southeast Sicily and the Baroque cities: Ragusa, Modica, Noto and Avola

On this tour across Ragusa, Modica, Avola, and Noto, the Southeast Sicily, we will tell you about the two days we spent discovering the deep and authentic Sicily; the one that can not be known in any other way than living with Sicilians during 48h. We were lucky that some friends invited us to spend two days … Continue reading Southeast Sicily and the Baroque cities: Ragusa, Modica, Noto and Avola ... Continue reading