Pantalica Nature Reserve is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of the approximately 5,000 ancient tombs that are cut into its limestone canyon walls. Sections of the rocky necropolis date as far back as the 12th century BCE.
The summer solstice is upon us, so it’s a perfect time to pause and recognize the glories of Mother Nature. Join us online on Thurs., June 25 at 5:30pm EDT for Nourish Your Soul-stice, a Sicily-inspired yoga practice and discussion. Certified yoga instructor Clio Mallin will lead a 20-minute gentle chair/standing practice that will connect…
As soon as it’s safe and we have permission to travel to Sicily, I’m ready. Amunì! (Let’s go!) (Photo Credit: Chiara Musumeci Fotografia)
The manmade Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio) is an enormous cave in the Neapolis (New City) archaeological park in Siracusa. It was a prison for centuries. Legend is that the ancient Greek tyrant Dionysius could hear prisoners’ whispers utilizing the former quarry’s acoustics.
The Pantalica nature reserve in southeastern Sicily protects a white canyon of limestone that has been cut over centuries by the the Anapo and Calcinara rivers. Featuring lush, green vegetation, waterfalls, fresh water pools, and the river bed, it is recognized as a UNESCO site because of the approximately 5,000 tombs dating back as far…
Noto’s cathedral (La Chiesa Madre di San Nicolò) was completed in 1776 when the city was rebuilt following the devastating earthquakes of 1693. The Sicilian Baroque church sits at the center of a theatrical urban plan that is known as a “stone garden” for its use of local white rock and its elegant symmetry.
A summer morning swim off the sea wall of Ortigia Island, Siracusa; This is where you can meet the locals.
Vendicari nature preserve on Sicily’s southern Ionian Sea coast near Noto (Siracusa Province)
Seeking balance. Finding focus. Breathing deeply. In Ortigia, Siracusa Join Experience Sicily for Yoga in Sicily with Clio Mallin. June 10-20. Details and reserve your spot at https://experiencesicily.com/2020-tours-of-sicily/yoga-in-sicily-june-2020/ Let’s talk! Contact me at AllisonScola@ExperienceSicily.com or +1-646-281-4324.
Evening in the ancient tuna fishing village of Marzamemi