Perhaps Taormina’s best piazza for people watching is Piazza IX Aprile. The Church of San Giuseppe (from where this photo was taken) with its double stairway has held court here since the 17th century, while the historic Wunderbar Caffè (at my right from where I am standing) has played host to the likes of Truman…
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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…
Ortigia Sound System
Going on now through 31 July in Ortigia (Where the Piazza del Duomo pictured is located.) is the 3rd annual Ortigia Sound System, a music, design, and culture festival. Contemporary bands and DJs take to the streets, boats, and pop-up concert venues to push boundaries of modern music and entertainment. Designers host workshops about building…
A Piazza in Scicli
The Piazza Busacca in Scicli was named for one of the Baroque town’s benefactors, Pietro di Lorenzo Busacca, who lived in the 19th century.
Enchanting Sicily, Day 7: Exquisite Ortigia
LIVE from Sicily! | Despite the rain–we are having an unheard of amount of rain!–Ortigia is still beautiful! Here’s a look at the Piazza del Duomo today. | Experience Sicily’s Enchanting Sicily tour, Day 7.
Enchantment Starts Here
Piazza, as photographed at Scopello village. Our September 2015 Experience Sicily tour starts here in one month. We have just 2 spots left! Join us at http://experiencesicily.com/2015-tours