Tag Archives: Sicily

Exclusive tours of Italy: the Almond Blossom Festival in Sicily

Exclusive tours of Italy: the Almond Blossom Festival in Sicily
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In February, when almond trees in Agrigento, Sicily, burst into delicate pale pink blossoms, the region celebrates the famous Sagra del Mandorlo in Fiore, the Almond Blossom Festival. This colourful festival is well worth being included in exclusive tours of Italy. For ten days, the historic city of Agrigento fills up with music and dances […]

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Italy’s Private Tours: What to do in Italy in winter

Italy’s Private Tours: What to do in Italy in winter
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Although many tourists head to Italy during summer months, Bel Paese is truly a four-season destination offering something special all year round. Here are a few suggestions on what to do in Italy in winter on Italy’s Private Tours. Enjoy winter sports The Italian Alps attract throngs of winter sports enthusiasts; however, the country has […]

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Top custom Italy tours: the most beautiful islands in Italy

Top custom Italy tours: the most beautiful islands in Italy
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Many islands off Italy’s coast boast spectacular sandy beaches, fascinating historic sites and, naturally, some of the best seafood restaurants. What else would one want for an Italian perfect holiday? Here is our list of the most beautiful islands for your top custom Italy tours. Capri The rich and powerful of ancient Rome loved holidaying […]

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Tourist attractions in Sicily: Cefalù

Tourist attractions in Sicily: Cefalù
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Cefalù, a small coastal town, just an hour drive from Palermo, is one of great tourist attractions in Sicily. Its undeniable charm, beautiful sandy beaches, picturesque old streets and excellent food make up for the town’s small size. Several famous Italian films have been made in Cefalù, including the Oscar-winning Cinema Paradiso. There are many […]

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What to see in Sicily: Saint Agatha’s Feast

What to see in Sicily: Saint Agatha’s Feast
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When Road to Italy’s customers wonder about what to see in Sicily, we always suggest Saint Agatha’s Feast, one of the largest and most impressive religious festivals in the world that takes place in the beautiful Baroque city of Catania in February and August. Up to one million people with the entire city and numerous […]

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Private tours of Sicily: visiting Catania

Private tours of Sicily: visiting Catania
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When planning private tours of Sicily for the clients Road to Italy always recommends to visit Catania, the island’s second-largest city after Palermo. It is a real treat for Italy lovers, who want to delve deeper into the country’s past and present. Catania has lived through the turmoil of invasions, earthquakes and volcano eruptions that […]

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Places to eat in Italy: delectable Sicily

Places to eat in Italy: delectable Sicily
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Sicily is a paradise for foodies and one of the best places to eat in Italy. The island’s eventful past has shaped its culture, architecture and, most of all, its traditional cuisine. Ancient Greeks brought olives and established wine making, Romans cleared patches of land for grain cultivation and introduced fava beans and lentils. During […]

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Best Sicily Attractions

Best Sicily Attractions
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Sicily the largest Island in the Mediterranean and the largest region of Italy, is an amazing destination to include in an Italy Vacation package.   The best time to go to Sicily is anytime  because of its mild climate year round.  January is the coldest month where the temperatures can dip to 55 Fahrenheit.  July and […]

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Places to visit in Sicily: Marsala

Places to visit in Sicily: Marsala
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One of the suggested places to visit in Sicily is Marsala  is a great off the beaten track addition to an Italy Vacations. It offers great scenery, and a genuine experience of culture and great food. Because of its strategic position  in the western part of Sicily about one hour from Palermo, Marsala was dominated by […]

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