The Silvestri Craters of the volcano, Mount Etna in Sicily are inactive. They were formed from an eruption in 1892.
The Pantalica nature reserve in southeastern Sicily protects a white canyon of limestone that has been cut over centuries by the the Anapo and Calcinaia rivers. Featuring lush, green vegetation, waterfalls, fresh water pools, and the river bed, it is recognized as a UNESCO site because of the approximately 5,000 tombs dating back as far…
From the natural oasis of Monte Catalfano above Bagheria and Santa Flavia (Palermo Province, Sicily) you can see the coast of Mongerbino, Le Piscine (“the pools,” where I love to swim at sunset), and the rugged landscape of Capo Zafferano, which from this angle above the Tyrrhenian Sea, may not be recognizable to even Palermitani….
Sunset over the Egadi Islands from Trapani, Sicily
The ancient tuna fishery at Scopello, Trapani Province, Sicily NB This is privately owned, yet you can pay to enter the Tonnara di Scopello to swim right off of the pier at the bottom of the hill. It’s paradise. Bring a towel, water, snacks, and sun screen and spend the day. They provide chairs and…
Sicily’s Sicani Mountains with the village of Sant’Angelo Muxaro, Agrigento Province in the middleground
The clover-covered countryside and town of Salemi with its castle at its center, Trapani Province, Sicily
Baroque balcony in the UNESCO recognized town of Scicli, Ragusa Province, Sicily
Mount San Calogero, seen from Termini Immerse, Palermo Province, dominates Sicily’s central north coast.
Vineyards at sunset in Trapani Province, Sicily