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What to see in Sicily: Top 20 places not to miss!

Date created: Mon, 07 Nov, 2016

What to see in Sicily?

Here's the ranking of the TOP 20 places to visit, recommended by over 400,000 fans of Holidays in Sicily, to help you choose where to go and what to see. Find out what you shouldn't miss and than start to search your Holiday Villa in Sicily! :-)

We asked the fans of our Facebook page to tell us the places they...

Riserva Vendicari - Natural reserve in Noto

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

The Natural Reserve of Vendicari Wildlife Refuge was established in 1984 and extends between Noto and Marzamemi. The area is known for the presence of marshes that are home to thousands of birds migrating from Africa. Among the marshes, to remember Sichilli Marsh, Marsh Scirbia, Bush Pantano, Pantano Grande and Pantano Piccolo.


Riserva Pantalica - Siracusa

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

The Natural Reserve Pantalica Valley dell'Anapo, Torrente Cava Grande, occupyies an area of ​​3,712, extending the territories della Sortino, Ferla, Cassaro, Buscemi and Palazzolo Acreide. The Necropolis of Syracuse is one of the largest in the Mediterranean with over 5,000 tombs distributed along the rock wall. The necropolis belongs to the...

Riserva dello Zingaro - Natural reserve in Trapani

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

The Zingaro Nature Reserve covers the western edge of the Tyrrhenian coast of Sicily, between Scopello and San Vito lo Capo, an area of ​​1650 hectares.

The Reserve was established in 1981 and is managed by the State Forests of the Sicily Region. Among the various bays of the Reserve, to remember: the Cala Capreria, Cala del Varo, Cala...

Riserva delle Saline - Trapani

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

Starting from Trapani to Marsala passing by Paceco, coasting along the Lagoon Stagnone, home to the island of Mozia, you are navigating a route, about 29 km long, called "Salt Road".

The area is, in fact, characterized by the presence of the famous saltpans that, over the centuries, have played a significant importance for the landscape,...

Riserva Cassibile - Siracusa

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

The Natural Reserve Cavagrande Cassibile, was established in 1990 and is managed by the State Forests of the Sicilian Region. It occupies a total area of ​​over 2,500 hectares, extending in the municipalities of Avola, Noto and Syracuse. The land area is of great historical and...

Mount Etna

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

Mount Etna is the largest volcano in Europe (about 3,340 meters). Its origins date back about 500 thousand years ago, when the gulf that stretched between the mountains and the Peloritans Hyblaean was submerged by the first sub -marine eruptions that gave rise to Etna.

Today the volcano occupies an area of ​​1,570 km2 and has a perimeter...

Protected Area Plemmirio

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

The Marine Protected Area of Plemmirio, established in 2004, is located near Syracuse. It extends over the eastern part of the peninsula Magdalene and occupies a perimeter of 12 km of coast from Punta della Mola to Cape Murro di Porco and to Punta Milocca. In this stretch of coast are numerous caves of great interest for caving navy, including...

Gole dell'Alcantara in Messina

Date created: Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

The "Gole dell'Alcantara" are a veritable natural canyon originated from the cooling of lava flows, located in the middle of the waters of the Alcantara River.

The Botanical Park and Alcantara Gorge Geological promote access to the...