Tuesday 8 May 2012
Giardini Naxos is a town in the Province of Messina, on the East coast of the wonderful Sicily, Italy. It lies between Cape Taormina and Cape Schisò, as a long, sensational crescent-shaped pebble-and-sand beach. Known as the first Greek settlement in Sicily, dating back to 734BC, today this place stands out as one of the most sought after and sophisticated seaside-resorts in Italy.
Friday 23 December 2011
An original option, although already proven with satisfaction by many, is to spend your New Year’s holidays in Sicily at an Agriturismo, guest-farmhouses where the spirit of each of the owners – driven by a passion for the promotion of the territory – will make you feel welcome even if you are thousands of miles away from home.
Thursday 22 September 2011
Currently, Italy is the country that has the largest number of sites included in the UNESCO World Heritage List (more than forty sites) as evidence to the increasing awareness that, the countless artistic, architectural and natural treasures in Italy, must be protected and transmitted to future generations. Discover the UNESCO world heritage jealously kept down in Sicily from the Aeolian Island to the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento
Tuesday 6 September 2011
Red, white, dessert wines, fortified, grappa and spirits: these are the autochthonous wines of Sicily, the cutting edge in the food industry of the region, which represent the highest winemaking heritage at the national level.
Tuesday 30 August 2011
A picturesque beach resort with an Arab appearance and a Mediterranean soul, low white houses decorated with bougainvillea plants and fragrant jasmine, courtyards that open between the urban streets recalling the traditional kasbah of North Africa, an iridescent sea, fresh fish dishes and couscous: Welcome to San Vito Lo Capo, the “pearl” of the Costa Gaia, in the province of Trapani, Sicily
Monday 1 August 2011
Sicily, a beautiful island in the Mediterranean Sea, awaits you all year round, for the sea in summer, for hiking and visits to cities of art in the autumn, for outdoor excursions in the many nature reserves in the spring, for wellness and relaxing walks in the mountains in winter. Not to mention the numerous festivals and events, both religious and non- religious: whatever the occasion, in Sicily it’s always time to celebrate!
Thursday 16 June 2011
A whole program dedicated to Tango and holidays, a perfect match to spend a week surrounded by the warmth of Sicily. Summer Milongas on the shore of Lido Azzurro, shows in the frames of the baroque city of Catania, insights on the interpretation of Tango: these are the ingredients that will make the Tango Festival a unique summer event in Sicily.
Friday 3 June 2011
Organized by the Taormina Arte Committee with the support of the Sicilian Region, the Ministry of Heritage and Culture, the City Administration and other important institutions and private sponsors, the Taormina Film Fest – directed since 2007 by American journalist and film critic Deborah Young – ever since the same year has assumed a Mediterranean identity, becoming a focal point for the film culture of this region.
Monday 30 May 2011
The Arabs used to define the Nebrodi as “an island within the Island” and the reason will become clear to visitors that begin the discovery of this amazing place: beautiful rich woods, green high altitude pastures, silent lakes and flowing streams in contrast with the more common image of a parched and sunburnt Sicily.
Friday 27 May 2011
Vendicari was officially established in 1984, when the 1450 hectares of land that it comprises were proclaimed as “wetland of international importance,” according to the Ramsar Convention of 1971.