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Sicily

by Steven Beltjes

Welcome To

Sicily

Travel Photography | Sicilian Flag | Marsala | THE PHOTOKITCHEN
Travel Photography | Map of Palermo | Sicily | THE PHOTOKITCHEN

The Island

Sicily (Italian: Sicilia [siˈtʃiːlja]; is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and one of the 20 regions of Italy. It is one of the five Italian autonomous regions and is officially referred to as Regione Siciliana. The region has 5 million inhabitants. Its capital city is Palermo.

Sicily is in the central Mediterranean Sea, south of the Italian Peninsula, from which it is separated by the narrow Strait of Messina. Its most prominent landmark is Mount Etna, one of the tallest active volcanoes in Europe and one of the most active in the world, currently 3,329 m high. The island has a typical Mediterranean climate.

Travel Photography | Marsala | Sicily | THE PHOTOKITCHEN
Travel Photography | Marsala | Sicily | THE PHOTOKITCHEN
Travel Photography | Sicily | Marsala | THE PHOTOKITCHEN


Unesco

A journey to discover the UNESCO sites in Sicily:


an island full of treasures

BAROQUE IN SICILY

Sicilian baroque gives us a great impression that will last forever in our memories. Left an impression of Marsala

Agrigento
the beautiful Valle dei Templi

Taormina
named by the Greeks: Tauromenion.
In the year 902 the then Byzantine city was conquered by Arab troops. Today a lot of buildings remind of the Arabic time

In the 1800s, after the Goethe praised its beauty throughout Europe, mentioning it in his book Italian Journey

Palermo the capital of Sicily offers a huge of different cultures, you’ll see for example Baroque, Arabo-Normanno and architecture from today. More about Palermo under DynamicCities

Valle dei Templi, Agrigento

Taormina

Stromboli

Gibellina & Poggioreale
(earthquake monument and former Poggioreale, today abandoned)

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