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Turkish Steps Landscape

One of the most stunning natural sites to visit in Sicily is the Turkish Steps or the Scala dei Turchi. It is a rocky cliff on the coast of Realmonte and conveniently located only 15 minutes away from the temples in Agrigento. It is one of the best spots to relax and take a break from site seeing as well as to enjoy a nice dip in the ocean. The Turkish Steps in Sicily are beautiful white cliffs that have eroded in a way that looks like a staircase sloping into the blue waters of the Mediterranean. It is an…

Ustica Island Marine Reserve

From Palermo, Sicily’s capital, you can easily hop on a bus or a train to reach the city center or any other area in the region. However, if you’re planning on going on an incredible day tour from Palermo, the Island of Ustica is what you are looking for!   Ustica: a picturesque corner of paradise The Protected Marine Area of the Aeolian volcanic chain, Ustica, is a tiny island 60 km (37 miles) north of Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The emerging land is actually the tip of a submerged volcano. Along its shore, you can notice sparkling rocks…

Landscape City of Cefalù

One of the most iconic cities in Sicily is Cefalù, located on the Northern coast and enjoys a beautiful setting beside the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is a perfect place to take a seaside holiday, with its historic buildings, fishing villages and sandy beaches. Cefalu, Sicily, is amazing because of the eclectic mix of cultures that have left their mark; from the Normans and Byzantines to the Arabic and Spanish cultures. It is truly on of the most pristine places to visit in Italy. How to get there The city is located within reach from the Palermo airport and easily accessible…

Villa Atena

Sicily in May promises long, sunny days and the first taste of fresh spring time flavours. Get the lowdown here on where to go and what to see. This is the perfect time to visit Sicily’s nature reserves where you can hike, cycle and swim in fabulous crystal clear waters.  Each of the parks is incredibly diverse, ranging from large woodland areas in the Nebrodi to lush green spaces and natural pools at Cavagrande del Cassibile and the crocus and iris speckled cliff tops of the Zingaro Nature Reserve. Read more about our countryside villas here.   Gastronomic traditions in…