Today… Oh, today. I apologize to my friends in New York. Yes, this was the absolutely perfect day we had in Sicily today at my favorite place to swim (If you follow me, you’ve seen this view from Capo Zafferano looking at Palermo before.). In my opinion, the Tyrrhenian Sea this time of year is…
Explore Sicily’s Southwestern Coast
Porto Palo is a charming fishing village in Southern Sicily. Near Menfi, it offers an off the beaten path seaside experience from where you can explore the Mediterranean coast between Scala dei Turchi and Selinunte by leisure boat. We’ll show you the way with our friends at Amare Sicilia.
Sicily For Lovers Of Swimming
Summer in Sicily for lovers of swimming and the sea is the ultimate. Castellammare del Golfo is an outstanding place to spend a few days. Look at the castle! Look at the color of the water! Ideal time to go is June 1 to the end of July, when the temperatures are just right and…
The White Cliffs Of Sicily
White and pristine, these seaside cliffs are coveted by Sicilians, and are a priceless gift from Madre Terra (Mother Nature). La Scala dei Turchi, or Stairs of the Turks, is a natural phenomenon of hard-mud material that is a combination of calcium carbonate and lime mixed with other types of clay and silt, called marl…
Capturing The Sunset Through Photography In Sicily
As the sun sets on 2021, I’m thinking ahead to September 2022, when we at Experience Sicily are co-hosting Photography In Sicily, a small-group tour, with Hunt’s Photo and Video. Luminary Don Toothaker will be your photography guru on this curated experience. I planned for us to be at this spot at sunset one evening….
The Rewards Of Punta Bianca
The Mediterranean Sea at Reserva Punta Bianca in Agrigento Province is something to behold. This is one of those magnificent places that isn’t easy to find unless you have insider knowledge. One day last spring, I went looking for it. I parked my rental car seemingly in the middle of nowhere, put on my hiking…
Moments Of Connection Hang In My Mind’s Eye
How does one summarize a trip of the soul? We experienced so much these past few days in Sicily, which I’ll recount in posts over the next few days. In sum, it was the moments I spent reconnecting with friends, family, and colleagues that truly made this personal tour of Sicily remarkable. So, although I…
Doorway To The Sea
Doorway to the sea in Castellammare del Golfo
Find Skipper Roberto In Taormina Along the Beach
An old photo of an unforgettable day in Taormina, Sicily: a boat excursion with skipper Roberto around Isola Bella. He’ll show you Sicily’s Blue Grotto and more. Look for Roberto and his colleagues along the beach when you take the funicular from the upper town down to Via Nazionale, where you can access Isola Bella….
Yes, Sicily Is Stunning
The Tyrrhenian Sea at Castellammare del Golfo We end our October 2021 Stunning Sicily small, group tour here, on a catamaran. We’ve got 4 spots left! Reserve your spot today at https://experiencesicily.com/2021-tours-of-sicily/stunning-sicily-tour-october-2021/