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Things to do in Sicily

Sicily is home to some of the world's finest beaches. The ancient ruins such as the Valley of the Temples and the Segesta Temple are also very popular. Visit Mount Etna, which is an active volcano.

Dining is loved by many Sicilians and there are many dining options for travelers. Everything from chicken marsala to pasta con le sarde to seafood is readably enjoyable. Beach side clubs and live performances form a part of the night-life entertainment.

Autumn is the right time for deep sea swimmers as the water is quite warm those days. Sicily hosts popular summer sports like swimming and beach games during autumn which you could enjoy when you travel to Sicily. There are many more seasonal events happening every year in Sicily and you can refer to the Sicily travel guide for more details.

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    When the Spanish brought chocolate to Sicily in 1500s, they also brought Aztec preparation methods that still flourish on the island, especially at... More
  • Babilonia Italian Language School

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  • Case Vecchie di Regaleali

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  • Castelvetrano

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

    While waiting for graduate school to begin in 1980, Giambattista Cilia’s father gave him and two friends a few tons of nero d’avola grapes for wine... More
  • Dispensa

    Located in the countryside of southwest Sicilily, this Menfi winery is the largest of the Planeta family’s six. Approximately 300 acres of vineyard... More
  • Ettore & Infersa

    Local artist Daniela Neri sells jewelry made from native sea salt, resin, and coral. More
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    Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe, still belches up ash and lava. Gruppo Guide Alpine Etna Sud covers the easier-to-access southern slope ... More
  • La Vucciria

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  • Le Cremolose

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  • Planeta

    Visitors to the Planeta Winery in Menfi do not just come for the wide range of classic Sicilian vintages like grecanico, moscato di noto, and frapp... More
  • Teatro Massimo

    As the country's largest theater, the neo-classical Teatro Massimo has loomed large in the opera, ballet, and classical music scene since opening i... More

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