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By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Inspired by Sicily – Part 1

Mark Nicholls delves into Sicily’s striking architectural heritage and discovers an island of medieval hilltop towns, cathedrals and artistic inspiration… View of the coast at Erice, looking west – to our More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Highly venomous lionfish has been spotted off the coast of Sicily

Relaxing on a beach in Italy may never be the same again – for the first time, a highly venomous lionfish has been found in Italy These lionfish have multi-coloured frills and striped bodies making them one More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, March 10th, 2017

La dolce vita in Sicily

Join us for a tour around the Donna Coraly Resort: a glorious Sicilian country escape… Drifts of snowy white roses fringe the approach to Donna Coraly Resort, where the sleek lines of the wide verandah offer More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, July 29th, 2016

Sicily – Holiday on the Italian Island

Jane Keighley learns how best to enjoy the Italian island of Sicily in less than a week, from Palermo to the charming town of Trapani and beyond… In the words of a Sicilian proverb “He who goes to Palermo without More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 4th, 2016

Viewpoint: Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily

The dramatic view out to the Castellammare del Golfo from Segesta in Sicily is only matched by its dramatic history. Both must have outdone the spectacles played out in its theatre. Italy Sicily the Greek theatre More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Mount Etna, Sicily

A steady plume of smoke and ash continues to spew from Mount Etna- Europe’s highest active volcano. But can we expect another major eruption? Although it’s the tallest volcanco in Europe, it’s pretty More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Cefalù, Sicily

Catherine Crehan, Rotherham “The sea at Cefalù, Sicily. This is the archway that gives you your first glimpse of the coast.”  More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 4th, 2015

Salt Flats of Sicily

sicily italian landscape with saline and windmill They have been farming the salt flats of Sicily since long before the Romans arrived on the island and they still are – the tourist industry here, you see, is More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Sicily’s Salt Beaches

The idyllic island of Sicily is renowned the world over for sand, sun and food – but you may not have heard of its salt… On first glance you may think wheelbarrows seem rather out of place on a Sicilian beach More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, February 16th, 2015

Taormina Mare – Sicily

Ruth Downing, Stoke on Trent “The photo I’d like to share is the lovely view we had of the bay in Taormina Mare from our hotel balcony. It is typically Sicilian and thanks to the beautiful weather the sea and More...