52 Reasons to Love Sicily
#39. Find Inner Peace. When looking to take time to regroup and get away from it all, the village of Contessa Entellina offers a centuries-old monastery that is now a boutique hotel complete with Gregorian chant piping through its corridors and a garden labyrinth in which you can gleefully get lost, miles of walking trails through sweeping mountain-scapes, curious locals and talented artisans, seasonal local produce, sheep cheeses, and wine from the surrounding fields (We call it, “Arm to table.”), and most of all, tranquility. In the heart of Sicily, you can not only explore the breathtaking outdoors, but also the expansive inner landscapes of your heart and soul.