Sicily + Pantelleria

Sicily + Pantelleria Travel Guide

Articles about Sicily + Pantelleria

By Laura J. Vogel / Fortune
Italy is well known for its delizioso pasta, bello countryside, many beaches and often dysfunctional politics. But it also boasts at least one “ghost” hotel. Most Americans have never heard of Grande Hotel de Calogero. But the hotel complex in Sic...
By Alissa Greenberg /
In a move straight out of your European daydreams, the Sicilian mountain village of Gangi is giving away for free or at a steep discount many of the houses that line its ancient stone streets. But there’s a catch, the New York Times reports. An...
By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Kimberley Lovato

We've mapped out the coolest islands to visit this year, with some help from T+L's savvy readers.

By Stephanie Orma
By Gabrielle Blitz

Hotels in Sicily + Pantelleria

For gravitas, it’s hard to beat the Grand Hotel et Des Palmes in the center of old town Palermo. Built in the 1850s, the hotel has seen sensational murders, suicides, dangerous liaisons, and diplomatic intrigue, especially in 1943, when it served as allied headquarters.

Restaurants in Sicily + Pantelleria

Chef Pino Maggiore started working at the Cantina Siciliana tucked away in the old Jewish ghetto of Trapani when he was just six years old.

Things to do in Sicily + Pantelleria

Stock up on picnic supplies including cured tuna bresaola, then head out to Cala Rossa, a secluded cove framed by white, craggy cliffs.