Concert on Sunday! Register at https://experiencesicily.com/sicilian-folk-music-concert/ Yes, this too is Sicily … On a snowy January day in Palermo Province (2019). The weather outside is frightful, and so, listening to an online concert-lecture of Sicilian folk songs with a bonus rendition of “Winter Wonderland” and more will be perfect this Sunday, Dec. 20 at 3pm…
Mountain View In Sicily
Sicily’s Sicani Mountains with the village of Sant’Angelo Muxaro, Agrigento Province in the middleground
The Hill Across From Enna
Panorama featuring the town of Calascibetta from Enna, in the center of Sicily
The Jewel Of King Iblon’s Mountains
The baroque city of Ragusa Ibla, Sicily as seen from the Iblean Mountain countryside
Enjoy Sicily’s Mountain Views
Let’s sit and enjoy the view! During our October 2020 Stunning Sicily tour, you’ll have an opportunity to go off the beaten path and into the mountains of Sicily, where you’ll comune with nature and the locals (both people and sheep!). After time in Taormina and Siracusa, you’ll enjoy discovering this hidden corner of Sicily….
Castronovo Di Sicilia: The Golden Heart Of Sicily
In the heart of Sicily, Castronovo di Sicilia is tucked between the Platani River, Mount Kassar, and the Mount Carcaci Nature Preserve. Although in Palermo Province, it feels very much part of the Sicanian region that is to its south, probably because of the activity along the ancient thoroughfare — the Platani River — that…
The Energy Of The Great Mother
After leading our Stirring Sicily tour, these last few days in Sicily were jam-packed with research-touring. Fortunately, amidst the hustle, I had a few moments of quiet in the mountains in the center of the island on Aldo’s farm. You’ll meet Aldo another time. Years ago, during my first visits to Sicily, I’d see the…
Sicily’s Mountain Majesty
The mountains of Sicily are majestic. They come in all shapes and sizes. Some are made of tufa, some are made of limestone, some are made of marble, some have hearts of salt. The sea is alluring, but the mountains of Sicily are wise. In July 2019, we are hosting Life in a Remote Sicilian…
The Goddess’ View
If you were to build a temple to the Goddess of Love, wouldn’t it have a view like this? From Erice’s Castello di Venere, where there once was a Temple to Venus, the views of the Tyrrhenian Sea (Mare Tirreno) and Monte Cofano are stupendous. I’m seduced by the view, how about you?
Through This Window…
Through this window is Sicily! Yes, there are mountains and vineyards and the turquoise sea. There is even an active volcano, Etna. But more importantly, there are heartwarming people to meet who have a rich culture to share with you. Their 3000 years of human history and their modern way of life will inspire you….