Take a deep breath and slowly exhale… That’s what I want to do when I see this countryside outside of Licodia Eubea, Sicily, where Experience Sicily is hosting an immersive, family-friendly 10-day travel experience in July. I, Allison Scola, will be your tour leader, and I’ll take care of all of the details so you…
Spring has been in full swing in Sicily. The fields are green and fertile with crops like this barley (or orzo in Italian and Sicilian), photographed by our friend and guide north of Agrigento, Val di kam, yesterday. When I saw it, it took my breath away. I want to run through the fields!
As you travel between Modica, Scicli, and Ragusa in south eastern Sicily, take note of the wheat fields and the long, man-made stone walls.
November is a month dedicated to sowing wheat seeds. For agricultural communities like those in the center of Sicily, the work done now determines a successful crop later–and sustenance for the next year (This photo was taken in June, after the harvest.).
In the western provinces of Sicily, the Grillo grape varietal soaks up the sun to make Marsala wine.
Sicily’s interior is rich with wheat.