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
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Hotels in Sicily + Pantelleria

Originally built as the Hotel de la Paix (Hotel of Peace) for Italy’s National Exhibition of 1891, this Art Nouveau landmark is one of Palermo’s oldest hotels. Situated in the commercial center, the hotel is sandwiched between the Giardino Inglese (English Garden) and the Villa Trabia park.

Restaurants in Sicily + Pantelleria

An institution in downtown Palermo since 1834, this old school bistro is a top draw for gourmands, who come for the "slow-food" inspired focaccia sandwiches, deep-fried chickpea fritters, and arancini (rice balls stuffed with tomatoes, peas, and mozzarella).

Things to do in Sicily + Pantelleria

Cooking classes are offered at the private estate of Gabriella Becchina, where the robust olio verde is produced.