Sicily is a wondland. It is not easy to make up your mind about what to do among all countless natural sites, some of which are recognized by UNESCO as a Cultural and Human Heritage Site or about its different mountains and volcanoes in addition to its many islands and beaches.
In this section Winery Tasting Sicily wants to highlight the preciousness of a land in telling the history and the passage of entire peoples and civilizations whose vestiges are still expressed through the columns of the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento or through the narrow alleyways of the Casbah in Mazara del Vallo.
Volcano Etna (Mungibeddu or simply “a muntagna”) with its lava landscapes plenty of famous vineyards, it is certainly a required step for all those traveling to Sicily. Moreover, how to give up visiting Taormina that has always seduced poets and writers, or the sea stacks that the mythical giants threw as an everlasting gift to Acitrezza.
Syracuse and Ortigia, the homeland of Archimedes are both sites to be experienced because filled with history and bathed by the sea. A sea with “Blue flag” awarded beaches and for which Marzamemi and other fishing villages are famed. A sea that makes lovely stay in the small villages of the Aeolian and Egadi islands.
There are plenty of natural treasures in Sicily and the Baroque architecture also is the precious expression of the strength of the people that contributed to the rebirth of the beautiful city of Catania with its Liotro; as well as Noto known as the “Capital of the Baroque art”; Modica and its chocolate worked as the Aztecs one; Caltagirone and the ceramic of its 142 steps; Militello in val di Catania that fascinates also for its verdant quarries of Mediterranean scrub ; Palazzolo Acreide is situated in the heart of the Iblei mountains and the beautiful Ragusa Ibla together with the baroque town of Scicli recently places of tourism and curiosity thanks to the great writer Andrea Camilleri and his character Commissioner Montalbano.together
The memory of Punta Secca also enable us to state with pride that in Sicily there are the most beautiful beaches of Italy: Cala Mosche, Isola delle Correnti, San Lorenzo, Isola Bella, Zingaro Nature Reserve, Scopello, San Vito Lo Capo beach, Scala dei Turchi and the Marsala salt pans are impossible to describe in their never ending variety of wonders.
Marsala is also well known for the presence of one of the most historic winery of Sicily, the Florio one and the fascinating history of Perpetuum discovered by Woodhouse. What to say about Sicilian wineries?
They are many and they represent all the variety of Sicilian territory, they are expression of culture and humanity and Winery Tasting Sicily will never stop knowing and it will let you discover more through this blog section. The last important feature of Sicily is linked to the mild climate. The island is perfect to visit at any time during year, it changes seasonal dress but it always shines!