May 2016 Tour, Day 1: Scopello

Our Experience Sicily May 2016 small-group tour starts here at Scopello (Trapani Province), a charming fishing village with one of the most breathtaking panoramas you’ll ever see. Join me and chef Melissa Muller for an unforgettable 13 days immersed in Sicily’s rich culture and gastronomic delights! Full details at experiencesicily.com. Contact me today to join…

Il Castello di Solanto

The Castello di Solanto was originally built during the Norman era. Its position in Bagheria along the sea has made it a desirable location for aristocratic Sicilian families who made it their residence over the centuries. The name Solanto is a corruption of Solunto, the ancient Phoenician city upon Mount Catalfano from where this photo…

A statue of Madonna Assunta, or Our Lady of the Assumption, on the pier of the fishing village San Nicola l’Arena, a hamlet of Trabia. She is revered by inhabitants of the village, especially the fishermen. #madonnaassunta #sannicola #trabia #palermo #patronsaint #fishingvillage #fishermen #pescatori #tonnara #sicily #sicily_travel #sicilia #sicily_tourism #italy #ig_sicily #italia #siciliaph #siciliafoto #igerssicilia…

Porticiello’s Madonna del Lume Feast

In early October each year in Porticello, a fishing village in Santa Flavia near Palermo, the Fraternity of fishermen honor Maria ss. del Lume for protecting them and their families throughout the year.     #sicily #sicily_travel #sicilia #sicily_tourism #italy #ig_sicily #italia #siciliaph #porticello #santaflavia #mariassdellume #procession #feast #tonnara #fishermen #marittimi #pescatori