Commercial fishing boat in Porticello (Palermo Province), the village where my grandfather was born and lived before emigrating to the United States in April 1913 My grandfather was 17 years old when he emigrated. First, like many from Porticello, he went to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he worked as a marble mason. Eventually, he settled in…
Sicily For Lovers Of Swimming
Summer in Sicily for lovers of swimming and the sea is the ultimate. Castellammare del Golfo is an outstanding place to spend a few days. Look at the castle! Look at the color of the water! Ideal time to go is June 1 to the end of July, when the temperatures are just right and…
A Blue Flag Beach In Sicily
Marina Beach at Castel di Tusa on Sicily’s north coast is a Blue Flag beach, a public swimming spot recognized for its environmental protection and sustainability programs. The nearby Hotel Atelier sul Mare is an outstanding contemporary art museum-hotel. Each room is a one-of-a-kind work of art.
The Lighthouse At Capo Zafferano
Some days I just have to post a photo of something that makes me feel good. Like this photo of “la mia terra,” the land from where my grandparents came. I’m looking forward to being back here at Capo Zafferano in a few weeks! Yes, you too, can enjoy the views. Join me in Sicily…
Jump To Find The Treasures In Sicily
Ciao from Sicily! It feels so good to be on the sea where my ancestors fished for centuries. It’s healing. It’s inspiring. This morning, as I was snorkeling over Le Formiche, an underwater rock formation near Porticello, Sicily where my grandfather grew up, I thought about the guts it takes to emigrate and start a…
Buon Ferragosto From Monte Cofano
Buon Ferragosto! (The town beach at Custonaci at the foot of Monte Colfano)
Find Skipper Roberto In Taormina Along the Beach
An old photo of an unforgettable day in Taormina, Sicily: a boat excursion with skipper Roberto around Isola Bella. He’ll show you Sicily’s Blue Grotto and more. Look for Roberto and his colleagues along the beach when you take the funicular from the upper town down to Via Nazionale, where you can access Isola Bella….
Sunset Over The Three Pools
Take me to your wild waters. See you soon Sicily! (Le Tre Piscine, Bagheria)
Yes, Sicily Is Stunning
The Tyrrhenian Sea at Castellammare del Golfo We end our October 2021 Stunning Sicily small, group tour here, on a catamaran. We’ve got 4 spots left! Reserve your spot today at https://experiencesicily.com/2021-tours-of-sicily/stunning-sicily-tour-october-2021/
The Arco Azzurro of Mongerbino
The “Arco Azzurro ” is a natural archway that extends over the blue sea along the coast between Aspra and Mongerbino, Sicily.