The largest region of Italy, Sicilia (or Sicily) is extremely diverse. Crystalline water or mountains, seafood or goat, Arab influence or Norman—this island has got it all. Visit stunning temple complexes, gawk at the finest Roman mosaics to be found anywhere, and ponder the infinitely vibrant and chaotic metropolis of Palermo over brioche and granita.

What to eat?

Arancini/-e (fried rice balls filled with ragù) and pasta con le sarde e finocchietto (pasta in a sauce of sardines, fennel, saffron, raisins, and pine nuts)

What to see?

Villa Romana del Casale’s lavish mosaics

What to do?

Walk the site of Segesta’s Greek temple and theatre.

Bocconcini-Sized Tales

I ate the most delicious, “forbidden” fish of my life in a town near Ragusa. “We’re not officially supposed to serve them.” The proprietress winked. Baby red mullet? I’ll never know!

For more detailed information on Sicilia and its endless itinerary possibilities, send me an email or book a consultation.

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