Crystal Clear Seas

A coastal excursion through Lo Zingaro nature preserve will inspire your soul to sing! On our Experience Sicily May 2019 Myths & Mysteries of Sicily Tour, you will immerse yourself in Sicily’s natural beauty–those crystal clear waters will seduce you. Learn more at Experience Sicily.

Rich With Porcini

Pappardelle pasta with porcini mushrooms served at Taverna al Paladino in Taormina; Porcini mushrooms are in season right now, especially in the region of Etna, where locals have been foraging in the forest for mushrooms for the past few weeks. Savor Sicily’s culture, cuisine, and history with us next year! When you reserve your spot…

Inhale Sicily

I want you to inhale Sicily, and a boat trip through Lo Zingaro nature preserve will enable you to do just that–and dive in too! Not only is such an excursion nature-powered, but you’ll also learn about La Mattanza, the ancient tuna fishing ritual that was practiced in these waters for generations. On Day 11…

Castle on the Sea on the Gulf

During this week of Ferragosto, many towns celebrate their patron saints, an act of devotion meant to thank them for the abundance received during the harvest season. Celebrations of the Virgin Mother are especially common. For example, in Castellammare del Golfo, pictured, this weekend they will celebrate Maria S.S. del Soccorso, which you can read…

Can You Hear The Bell?

There is a phenomenon in Italy called, “Campanilismo,” a term that derives from one’s devoted patriotism to the land and people within the sound of one’s own church bell. So, before you are Italian, you are Sicilian. And before you are Sicilian, you are Palermitan. And before your are Palermitan, you are from your neighborhood–La…