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Italy – Sicily (Palermo, Catania, Messina, Syracuse)

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 World Heritage Sites
  • Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale
  • Archaeological Area of Agrigento
  • Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily)
  • Mount Etna
  • Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica
  • Villa Romana del Casale
 Tentative WHS
  • Mothia Island and Lilibeo: The Phoenician-Punic Civilization in Italy (01/06/2006)
  • Taormina and Isola Bella (01/06/2006)
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Cefalu, Sicily
  • Monreale Old Town
  • Scala dei Turchi, Sicily
 Islands
  • Aegadian islands
  • Sicily
 Borders
  • Sicily (sea border/port)
 XL
  • Isola de Ustica
  • Isola Marettimo
  • Poggioreale (ghost village)
 European Cities
  • Catania
  • Gela
  • Marsala
  • Messina
  • Palermo
  • Ragusa
  • Syracuse
  • Trapani
 Villages and Small Towns
  • Cefalu
  • Erice
  • Savoca
  • Scicli
 World Cities
  • Catania
  • Palermo
 Airports
  • Catania (CTA)
  • Comiso (CIY)
  • Palermo (PMO)
  • Ragusa (CIY)
  • Trapani (TPS)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Catania Metro
  • Circumetnea (Sicily)
  • Erice Cable Car
  • Taormina Mazzaro Cable Car
  • Train of the Baroque (Sicily)
 Museums
  • Catania: Allied Landings in Sicily Museum (Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943)
  • Catania: Cinema Museum
  • Catania: Museo Belliniano
  • Catania: Museum of Contemporary Art in Sicily
  • Cefalu: Museo Mandralisca
  • Corleone: International Documentary Centre of Mafia
  • Messina: Regional Museum
  • Palermo: International Puppet Museum Antonio Pasqualino
  • Palermo: Modern Art Gallery Sant'Anna
  • Palermo: Regional Archeological Museum Antonino Salinas
  • Palermo: Sicilian Ethnographic Museum Giuseppe Pitrè
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Catania: Castello Ursino
  • Messina: Forte Cavalli
  • Palermo: Palazzo Abatellis
  • Palermo: Palazzo Branciforte
  • Palermo: Palazzo Riso (Contemporary Art Museum)
 Religious Temples
  • Cefalù Cathedral
  • Monreale Cathedral
 Festivals
  • Festino di Santa Rosalia, Palermo
 Experiences
  • Dolce Far Niente
  • Ferragosto
  • Taste Cornetti
  • Taste Pasta e Fagiole
  • Wear Coppola (cap) in Sicily
 The Dark Side
  • Palermo: Catacombe dei Cappuccini
Mt Etna, 2012
Old town of Catania
Agrigento, 2012, photo by Shihe Huang.
2004 11,000' Mt Etna
2011 Mondello, Palermo
2011 double mullioned window, 1320 Palazzo Chiaramonte-Steri, Palermo
2017 Terry, 2005 UNESCO 11th C BC Pantalica Necropolis
2017 1776 Noto Cathedral
2017 UNESCO Modica
2017 18th C Palazzo Beneventano, Scicli
2017 Ragusa Ibla, Val di Noto
2017 4th C Villa Romana Del Casale, Val Di Noto
Palermo
The magic of Catania
Sicily in September 2013