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…
Crystal Clear Cefalù
Cefalù, Sicily with the island of Alicudi on the horizon (Look closely and you’ll see its silhouette.)
A Favorite Swimming Spot In Sicily
A favorite swimming spot: Le Tre Piscine, Bagheria, Sicily. Strong swimmers only.
The Tyrrhenian Sea from Bagheria, Sicily
The Tyrrhenian Sea at Mongerbino, a neighborhood of Bagheria, Sicily
Mountains And Sea In Western Sicily
Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve in Western Sicily takes my breath away with its majestic mountains and turquoise sea.
Swimming In Siracusa
When in Ortigia, you can swim right off the sea wall.
Vendicari Nature Reserve In Southeastern Sicily
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…
Sicily’s Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve Awaits
Dream now, travel later. We’ll be back swimming at Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve as soon as we can! Our skipper Mario is expecting us.
Lookout Tower On The Sea
Lookout tower, Santa Maria La Scala on the Ionian Sea
Monte Catalfano, Just 30 Minutes From Palermo
From the natural oasis of Monte Catalfano above Bagheria and Santa Flavia (Palermo Province, Sicily) you can see the coast of Mongerbino, Le Piscine (“the pools,” where I love to swim at sunset), and the rugged landscape of Capo Zafferano, which from this angle above the Tyrrhenian Sea, may not be recognizable to even Palermitani….