Even a cloudy day in Castellammare del Golfo is a beautiful day. There are many options for boat excursions in Sicily.
The sea at Cefalù, Sicily
I am always seeking the hidden corners to share them with you. (Where we would have been today #stunningsicily)
The castle at Castellammare del Golfo (which means Castle of the Gulf on the Sea) was first built by the Arabs then rebuild by the Normans and then the Swabians. It once had a drawbridge. Today, from town you can walk across a modern bridge to access it. From this perspective on the sea it…
Cefalù, Sicily with the island of Alicudi on the horizon (Look closely and you’ll see its silhouette.)
A favorite swimming spot: Le Tre Piscine, Bagheria, Sicily. Strong swimmers only.
The Tyrrhenian Sea at Mongerbino, a neighborhood of Bagheria, Sicily
Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve in Western Sicily takes my breath away with its majestic mountains and turquoise sea.
When in Ortigia, you can swim right off the sea wall.
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…