Sending prayers and sunshine to our friends in Catania. The Piazza Duomo of Catania in 2019.
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52 Reasons to Love Sicily | #13. Catania, Sicily’s Second City
There are dozens of outstanding restaurants (Catania is known for its culture of eating horse meat and famous for its recipe Pasta alla Norma.), an imposing castle (Ursino, now a museum hosting world-class exhibitions and a collection of ancient art), and a thriving live music scene. For me, touring the city’s World War II 1943…
Morning Sun In Ragusa Ibla, Sicily
Early morning in Ragusa Ibla Thank you to a.d. 1768 Ibla Hotel for the room with the view.
Beauty In The Heart Of Catania, Sicily
Piazza del Duomo in Catania, Sicily’s second largest city, features the baroque Cathedral dedicated to Sant’Agata
Take A Selfie In Sicily In 2020
Let’s experience Sicily together! Use the offer code VOLTE2020 by March 15, 2020 for an additional $100 off the cost per person of your Experience Sicily small-group tour. Bring your friends! There is so much joy to be had in Sicily. Learn more at https://experiencesicily.com/2020-tours-of-sicily/ Contact me at AllisonScola@ExperienceSicily.com. Let’s talk!
We Start Here In May: Ortigia, Siracusa
“This was no ordinary group tour! It was an exquisitely curated travel and cultural adventure.” – Peter from Marblehead, MA about our May Myths & Mysteries of Sicily: As Above/So Below tour that starts here (4 nights) in Ortigia (Siracusa). Join me and Tony Allicino May 25 to June 6, 2020 to explore the myths…
The Complex Cathedral Of Messina, Sicily
The Cathedral of Messina and its renowned astronomical clock/bell tower are the highlight of a visit to this historic city in Sicily’s northeast corner. Having been subject to centuries of conquests, earthquakes, battles, and rebuilding, it’s history is complex. What we see today is the result of post World War II reconstruction. The fascinating clock…
Hypnotized In Siracusa’s Piazza del Duomo
Ortigia’s Piazza del Duomo seduces me with her beauty, but then, when she adds in the harmonies and melodies of an accordion player, I’m hypnotized.
The Most Beautiful Piazza in Italy
Every time I am in Ortigia, I fall deeper in love with Siracusa’s Piazza del Duomo. I think it is the most beautiful piazza in Italy!
Two rivers meet under Catania’s Piazza del Duomo to feed the Fontana dell’Elefante, or the Elephant Fountain. Designed by G.B. Vaccarini in 1736, this focal point of the cathedral’s square possesses an ancient Roman-era statue of an elephant made from black lava stone holding an Egyptian obelisk that boasts hieroglyphics about the goddess Isis, and…