Immerse yourself in the diversity of the beautiful Sicilian coast. Ancient civilizations, prehistoric caves, Byzantine churches, Baroque buildings and majestic landscape – the island of Sicily have it all. The largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily has been an alluring destination throughout history – from the ancient Greeks and Romans, right through to modern day Italy. Sicily is home to a fascinating and vibrant mix of cultures as well as spectacular natural landscapes, including the magical volcanoes of Etna and Stromboli. On Historical Tour Of Sicily, you will have the chance to experience the very best this corner of the Mediterranean has to offer.
Sicily is a captivating island, and a destination that draws you back again and again. Quintessentially Mediterranean, and a crossroads of trade and commerce since ancient times, Sicily is a mix of many civilizations. With Historical Tour Of Sicily find Sicily’s most important towns, such as Syracuse, Catania, Taormina, Naxos and Messina. Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Normans, the Spanish, and the French followed successively and it is precisely this mix of cultures that makes Sicily so unique and appealing. The island’s architecture is rich and varied and the food is to die for!
The top places to see while in Historical Tour Of Sicily span a wide variety of sites, all of which will make your vacation enchanting and unforgettable. There are some sites-:
Palermo-: The regional capital of Palermo is one of the top places to see while in Sicily, not because it is the largest city, but due to its interesting historic legacy. A former home to kings and emirs, the city holds monasteries, castles, a cathedral, and a palace along with art galleries and a museum of archeology. Palermo also contains all of the elements of a bustling modern city.
Monreale-: Overlooking the city of Palermo lies Monreale, a village that is steeped in interesting historic facts. Learn about Thomas Becket, the English saint murdered in Canterbury Cathedral, and the heart of Saint Louis
Erice-: his town holds a famous Good Friday passion procession that surpasses others across Europe. The town has mimicked the ancient stone accents of medieval times in gray stone walls, a castle, and a church.
Agrigento-: This top place to visit while in Sicily is a historic goldmine, boasting several ancient Greek temples
Siracusa-: An important ancient city in the time of Greek and Roman times, Siracusa still contains fascinating archaeological sites, including standing columns of the ancient temple.
Taormina-: A mountaintop resort town overlooking the Ionian coast, Taormina has the modern elements of restaurants, shops, and beaches as well as a historical side of the Greek amphitheatre, medieval walls and streets, and several castles.
Messina / Cefalù-: the city of the Straits, only three kilometres away from the Calabrian coast.
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