White and pristine, these seaside cliffs are coveted by Sicilians, and are a priceless gift from Madre Terra (Mother Nature). La Scala dei Turchi, or Stairs of the Turks, is a natural phenomenon of hard-mud material that is a combination of calcium carbonate and lime mixed with other types of clay and silt, called marl…
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.
52 Reasons to Love Sicily | #31. Extraordinary Natural Beauty
Scala dei Turchi will take your breath away, especially early in the morning or during the off-season when she is all yours. When you see the hard-mud material, called marlstone or marl, pouring into the turquoise Mediterranean waters, the contrast of snow-like earth to gem-like sea is phenomenal.
52 Reasons to Love Sicily | #23. Beaches and Swimming
There are more than 150 beaches to explore in Sicily… This just scratches the surface. I haven’t even mentioned the islands of Favignana, Lampedusa, Ustica, and Linosa, for example, which offer even more enchantment and wild beauty.
Sandy Beach In Ragusa Province
Dreaming of summer sunsets… Sampieri Beach in Ragusa Province is wide, sandy, and natural.
Falconara Beach On Sicily’s Mediterranean Sea Coast
Always build in a stop at the beach. If even for just a short dip in the sea. For our Experience Sicily small-group summer tours, it’s obligatory! This sandy beach is Falconara Beach in Butera, Sicily on the Mediterranean Sea (south coast).
Inspired By Siculiana Marina’s Beach In Sicily
How does one describe one of the most beautiful beaches in Sicily? Words aren’t always sufficient. If it’s any indication of just how magnificent Siculiana Marina is, Sicilian guitarist Francesco Buzzurro composed an entire album of songs inspired by it called Il Quinto Elemento (The Fifth Element). When I heard him perform pieces from it…
Vendicari Nature Reserve In Southeastern Sicily
Located on the southeastern coast of Sicily, Vendicari Nature Reserve was founded in 1984 to encourage birds and plant species to thrive on its approximately 3300 acres. It’s been a huge success with the constant presence of around 241 different species of birds living among the salt water and fresh water marshes and lagoons. Supporting…
The View At Tindari, Sicily
Punta Marinello beach at the Laghetti di Marinello nature reserve from the promontory of Tindari, Messina Province, Sicily
Beaches On Sicily’s South Coast
During Experience Sicily’s Life in A Remote Sicilian Town tour from July 16 to 25, we leave the mountains to enjoy the beaches of southern Sicily. Throughout the week, you’ll have an opportunity to swim, sunbathe, and walk along the shores of the island. The Mediterranean Sea is the body of water on the Sicily’s…