Nature Of Sicily

The Sicilian Nature In Sicily there are sharp and sudden changes in morphology and climate from one part of the island to the next. This has given rise to an extraordinarily rich and luxuriant flora, ranging from the subtropical to species more typical of Northern Europe. The flora of Sicily is remarkable for its diversity, […]

Geography of Sicily

Sicily is the largest and most densely populated island in the Mediterranean Sea, and the southernmost region in Italy. It covers an area of 25,708 sq km and has 5.2 million inhabitants. It is separated from mainland Italy by the Strait of Messina (3km at its narrowest point), and from Africa, the coast of which lies […]

History of Sicily

Throughout its history, Sicily, (situated poised between Europe, Asia and Africa) has been both the meeting point and the battlefield of different civilizations. First inhabitants The first known inhabitants of the island were the Sicanians, originally an Iberian tribe, hence the ancient name of Sicania, for the island, and the Sicels, who crossed over from […]

Afternoons at School

You can also take part in afternoon meetings at the school, with informal chat, in order to learn more about Italian culture, literature, history, cinema and music… and even the famous Italian gestures. There are also conversation sessions, during which students can get to know each other better, and talk together socially, with some teacher […]

With Hands and Eyes

One afternoon, you can take the opportunity to model in clay and create, under the guidance of an expert ceramicist, your own personal memento to take home with you. Alternatively, with a professional photographer, you can become acquainted with the most beautiful and evocative corners of Palermo, and learn to select the best framing angles […]

Into the Nature Sicily

Surrender to the natural beauty of Sicily, by hiking in the Madonie Mountain Park, where you will discover a different and unexpected side to the island: verdant and impressive scenery, bewitching views and rare botanical specimens. Alternatively, take a boat trip along the coast, to discover its beaches, rocky headlands, bays and caves. Other fascinating ways of […]

Sicily: Past and Present

The extensive archaelogical legacy of Sicily is unique, so much so that the island has been called ‘an open-air museum’. We offer visits to famous archaelogical sites, to the most artistically important cities like Palermo, with its  breathtaking architectural complex of Arabic and Norman buildings. Thanks to our guided tours you will discover not only the […]

Best Quotes About Sicily

Sicily’s melting pot is recognisable even today in the physical appearance of its inhabitants as well as in its customs, in the names of its towns and in the same language of the Sicilians.Whoever comes to Sicily today can discover and enjoy millennia of civilisation, culture, and history. Following you can find the comments of famous travellers who have visited […]

Liberty Art in Palermo

The city hosts one of Europe’s largest historic centers.  Visiting all of it would take quite a long time, so we propose to you the can’t miss places focused on Liberty Art in Palermo

Arabic-Norman Art in Palermo

The Normans built the eclectic cathedral and the most original achievement of the Arabo-Norman Art, the Palatine Chapel, set as the most shining of jewels among the ancient walls of the Royal Palace.