Sicily in ancient times was Magna Grecia (Greater Greece), and today at first glance, you might have thought this photo was Greece, but in fact, it’s Levanzo, an island off of western Sicily. Yes, it’s this gorgeous, and so are the other Egadi Islands (Marettimo and Favignana), the Eolian Islands (There are seven of them!),…
Because the world is round it turns me on Because the world is round, ah Because the wind is high it blows my mind Because the wind is high, ah Love is old, love is new Love is all, love is you Because the sky is blue, it makes me cry Because the sky is…
Take Me To This Terrace
Because with all that has to be done on this holiday week, thoughts of this terrace on Levanzo island keep me going. I hope you are inspired to dream of Sicily too!
Bougainvillea flowers gracing a sun-soaked door in Sicily.
Curtain fluttering in the summer breezes of Levanzo island (off the northwest coast of Sicily) with Padre Pio altar
Levanzo Wasn’t Always Lazy
The Egadi Islands, where we visited during day 3 of our Secret Sicily tour earlier this month, were the site of major battles between Carthage and Rome during the 3rd century BC. Levanzo, pictured, today, is a quiet, remote, sunny, sleepy island with gorgeous swimming spots. Back in 241 BC, however, for ancient Rome, it…
Dreamy, Gleeful Day
Today was a day I’ve been looking forward to! From Trapani, on Sicily’s northwestern coast, we went to the Egadi Islands of Favignana and Levanzo for a full-day excursion. Early in the morning, being the curious culture and history-buffs that we are, my husband Joe and I took a walking tour through town and learned…
Levanzo, One of Three Dreamy Islands
Ahhhhh… Today in Levanzo, one of the three Egadi Islands, off of Sicily’s northwestern coast… I hope to visit here in July. Fingers crossed! Thanks for the “in real time” photo Sebastiano! (Photo Credit: Experience Sicily’s local guide Sebastiano Garifo)
Floating on Air?
The sea at Levanzo, one of the Egadi Islands off of Sicily’s northwestern coast, is so clear that the boats look like they are floating on air.
Picture Perfect Levanzo
Levanzo (The accent is on the Le.) is the smallest island of the Egadi Islands off of the northwest coast of Sicily. Its crystal clear marina is lined with white-washed houses and buildings. If you visit, be sure to bring a sunhat, because it is as hot as it is beautiful.