Sicily

Sicily

Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily lie in the Mediterranean Sea off the west coast of Italy as stepping stones between Europe and Africa. Belonging to Italy and France, they are similar in character yet each has a distinct flavour of its own.

Sicily is a spectacular land of golden wheat, rocky coats and rugged mountains and fiercely independent people. It’s beautiful shores have found inspiration for poets and authors throughout the ages. It’s an island full of beauty, charm and medieval splendour. Like the land’s most famous landmark, Mount Etna, the people and places borders on the explosive. It’s a loyal Catholic land where you will always see the spires and hear the ring of church bells and the church and the mafia control the land, but Mafia shootings are rare and very unlikely to affect tourists in any way. It is a patch work of all western cultures, and a great historic places to learn about the Greeks, Romans, Normans, Bysantine and Gothic, medieval and baroque architecture.

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