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The Valley of the Temples is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Sicily's most popular attractions.
Laid-back, relaxing islands that take you back to simple enjoyment of holiday and beauty -the Eolian Islands transport you to a different world.
One of Sicily's most celebrated sites is the ancient Greco-Roman theater in Taormina.
Mount Etna is an unmissable sight and an undeniable attraction in Sicily.
A natural wonderland in northern Sicily will leave you breathless with its wide open spaces and undeveloped mountain landscapes.
One of Modica's fascinating sights is the Cava d'Ispica, a long canyon filled with caves and archeological sites.
A fairytale apparition of a white neogothic castle rising on a hill makes this place seem almost unreal.
A whimsical place that is a 'castle' for art.
See Mt Etna and its towns in a different way-by climbing aboard and riding the rails of a narrow gauge train and exploring the area that encircles Europe's largest volcano.
Located near Catania, the Etnaland Amusement Park is Sicily's biggest theme park.
The volcanic activity that formed the island of Pantelleria has blessed it with naturally-steamy hot springs and open-air "spas".
The Laghetti di Cavagrande is a natural oasis outside the city of Avola.
One of Sicily's more unusual sights is the badlands of the nature reserve near Agrigento, known as the Macalube.
Sicily has been a crossroads of cultures, and that is naturally reflected in the architecture and decor of the Palazzo dei Normanni.
The national park of Pantelleria covers a good deal of the island to protect the unique ecosystems, landscapes and characteristics of the island.
A hamlet that isn't a town in its own right but offers several millennia of history in its small confines, nonetheless, Tindari is a must in northern Sicily.
One of Sicily's strangest and most visited sights is the Villa Palagonia, known as the Villa of Monsters.
See Mt Etna in a different way-by climbing aboard and riding the rails of a narrow gauge train and exploring the area's wine country, too.
For a different kind of fun in nature, the Adventure Park Nebrodi offers various outdoors challenges for big and small alike.
The elegant isle in Lake Maggiore known as Isola Bella has received some new residents in keeping with old traditions.
The Castle of Pantelleria has undergone many modifications through the centuries, and is today one of the island's most historic structures and a dominant feature of the port.
Isola Bella is, like the name implies, a pretty island.
This fish-shaped island is a natural oasis basking just 250 meters from the southern Sicily coast.
North of Etna is a regional park that follows the 50 kilometer water course of the Alcantara River.
The Arabs called the Nebrodi woodlands "an island within an island" and you'll easily see why when you visit Sicily's largest forest and protected park.
Take a hike up Cefalu's landmark promontory for spectacular views and a bit of history at La Rocca.
At Cava d'Aliga, this point juts out just enough to give it the very best views of the sunset.
The delightful fishing village of Capo Mulini is a great place for a seaside lunch or a walk along the shore.
The intriguing and timeless beauty of Castello degli Schiavi is such a perfect setting that it has been featured in films.
Near Ispica and Santa Maria del Focallo at the seaside, the towering rocks that rise out of the water make for an attractive backdrop to the day of swimming.
The oldest of Ragusa's four gardens, it was established in 1858 and offers a green oasis as well as panoramas of the valley and hills.
The waterfront of Letojanni provides a long length of beach on the Ionian Sea.
A sumptuous space for opera and plays, the Teatro Massimo is a gorgeous theater with some surprises inside.
Cafe Wunderbar is Taormina's historic gathering spot.
At Santa Maria del Focallo, a coastal woods offers a cool and shady contrast to the sandy dunes of the beach.
In the middle of hectic, buzzing Palermo there is an oasis of calm and a temple of peace at the Botanical Gardens.
The extravagant piazza in the center of Palermo is Piazza Pretorio is home to the city's delightful fountain and other architectural gems.
A quaint fishing village near Acireale, the lava rocks of the coast are interrupted by a couple of little beaches.
The best way to see Palermo is from the roof of the San Nicola tower!
One Italian film that has become a classic is the touching Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, a post-war tale set in Sicily that won an Oscar.
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