A Colorful Steeple

Castelbuono is a beautiful medieval town in the Madonie Mountains. This bell tower pictured is from one of the town’s churches–perhaps built in the 14th century. It is decorated with colorful majolica tiles. This time of year, the Comune di Castelbuono sponsors a series of events for the Christmas and New Year holidays, starting this…

Erice’s Mother Church

The exterior of Erice’s Chiesa Matrice, or Mother Church, is modest, yet elegant. Built during Norman times in 1314, its bell tower is detached because its primary purpose was to be a lookout tower to spot potential invaders. #erice #trapani #chiesamatrice #motherchurch #normanarchitecture #architecture #architettura #campanile #belltower #tower #torre #sicily #sicily_travel #sicilia #sicily_tourism #italy #ig_sicily…

The campanile, or bell tower, at Villa Cattolica (c. 1736) in Bagheria. #sicily #sicily_travel #sicilia #sicily_tourism #italy #ig_sicily #italia #siciliaph #siciliafoto #bagheria #palermo #guttuso #campanile #belltower #sky

Bell tower and roofs in the medieval mountain town Castelbuono. This photo was taken from the 14th century castle which is said to be haunted by a former queen. #sicily #sicily_travel #sicilia #sicily_tourism #italy #ig_sicily #italia #castelbuono #siciliaph #roofs #belltower #tower #campanile #mountains #montangne #travel #tourism