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Family Fun: Sicily's Adventure Parks

Family Fun: Sicily's Adventure Parks

The adventure parks in Sicily are aimed at those who want to "have outdoor fun" immersed in greenery, experiencing the thrill of climbing and challenging the force of gravity.

They consist of routes suspended between tall trees or between rocks where, with different levels of difficulty (suitable for both children and adult), action takes place under the careful control and assistance of qualified personnel.

Adventure parks equip their users with safety devices generally used by mountaineers (harnesses, carabiners, pulleys) to reduce the risk of injury to zero.

Hidden Palermo: Stanze del Genio House-Museum

Hidden Palermo: Stanze del Genio House-Museum

The House-Museum Stanze al Genio is a private house inside Palazzo Torre-Piraino and represents one of the most fascinating collections of Sicilian majolica. The palace was built between 1500 and 1600 and belonged to the Fernandez family of Valdes; in 1700 the property was acquired by the Princes of Torre and Benso.

Sicily S.S. 640: the Route of Writers

Sicily S.S. 640: the Route of Writers

From Sciascia's birthplace, Racalmuto, to that of Palma di Montechiaro which inspired the Leopard of Tomasi di Lampedusa. From Pirandello's birthplace to the unmissable lands of Montalbano (and Camilleri). A Sicilian itinerary in the footsteps of great writers.

How to visit Stromboli

How to visit Stromboli

Black beaches, lava rocks, a volcano that grumbles every quarter of an hour, and an underwater life from tropical seas: Stromboli, a timeless island in the Aeolian archipelago.

How to visit Mt Etna

How to visit Mt Etna

Etna is the tallest active volcano in Europe and its lunar landscape is one of the most interesting natural attractions in Sicily.

There are various routes of length and difficulty for trekking enthusiasts and more "comfortable" alternatives such as the train. So let's see in this article how to visit Etna and what are the options.

Villa Romana del Casale

Villa Romana del Casale

At the foot of Mount Mangone, about 6 km south-west from Piazza Armerina, in a basin surrounded by low hills rich in vegetation, stands a splendid Roman villa, famous throughout the world as Villa Romana del Casale, named after the district in which it is located.

With an area of ​​over 3,500 square meters, the Roman Villa del Casale in Piazza Armerina, built in the 3rd-4th century AD, is one of the most precious jewels left by the Romans in Sicily. Hunting residence of the emperor M. Valerio Massimiano (known as Hércules Victor), is an extraordinary testimony of the life of the times thanks to its splendid mosaic decorations whose fame has travelled around the world.

Palermo Street Food Tours

Palermo Street Food Tours

Today Palermo is the undisputed European capital of street food, fifth in the world after Bangkok, Singapore, Penang and Marrakech, according to the latest ranking compiled by the Virtual Tourist site.

Discover Palermo's food markets, walking through the historic center full of palaces, churches and monuments, tasting the typical flavors of the city's famous street food

Romantic Italian Gateways

Romantic Italian Gateways

Mountain retreats, cave dwellings and seaside boltholes. Finding a romantic spot in Italy for a romantic holiday has never been too much of a challenge but sometimes it is good to get a little off the beaten track.

Celebrate for three days or three weeks without breaking the bank. Get the low-down on where to celebrate your special holiday without spending a fortune and how to make it even more memorable.

XXI Cous Cous Fest of San Vito lo Capo - Sicily

XXI Cous Cous Fest of San Vito lo Capo - Sicily

From 20th to 29th September 2019, ten days of tastings by the sea. International chefs, starred chefs and music stars for the festival that promotes the integration of the Mediterranean peoples through the precious semolina grains.