Tourism in Sicily: the paradise island

Published on July 16, 2016


Sicily is undoubtedly the Queen of the Mediterranean sun, sea, art, culture, gastronomy and an enviable climate. Today it is a popular destination for many travelers who come from all over the world to explore some of the most beautiful existing beaches and the picturesque landscapes it offers. Many official recognitions arrive from TripAdvisor and TCIA that reward Favignana, Ustica, Lipari, Salina, Vulcano and Syracuse. Places to explore, to discover treasures like the one represented by the splendid Zingaro nature reserve, a reserve that falls sheer to the sea overlooking the Gulf of Castellammare: seven kilometers of unspoiled territory, in the peninsula of San Vito lo Capo, rich of paths that lead straight to welcoming beaches, where the waters are rich in coral and fish bathed in shades of blue and green with envy. Cala Marinella, Cala Beretta and Punta della Capriera: corners of paradise that is worth visiting at least once in life. The Pelagie, Trapani, offer unforgettable sights such as the Mirror of Venus on Pantelleria, volcanic lake, ideal for those who enjoy the warm bath and apply to the skin natural mud. For lovers of the sun and the smell of salt air, between Noto and Ragusa are also Calamosche , small sandy cove with crystal clear water surrounded by dunes and the oasis of Vendicari, one of the wildest places in Sicily. Syracuse, thanks to the protected marine area of ​​Plemmirio increasingly attracts tourists with its crystal-clear waters, the unique backdrops and numerous initiatives.

What to visit in Sicily

Among the most renowned resorts are Capo d’Orlando, in the Messina province – right in front of the Aeolian Islands – that fascinates travelers for well 8 km long beach. The Syracuse area offers beautiful places, near Pachino we find the beach of San Lorenzo Marzamemi, and among the most fascinating islands and historic city you certainly can not ignore the magic of Ortigia. The prestigious Taormina, Catania and Messina, considered the terrace of Sicily, offers memorable sights in Isola Bella beaches, Letojanni, Sant’Alessio and Santa Teresa di Riva.
How Not to mention Lampedusa and the famous “Beach of Rabbits”?
View the gallery to discover some of the most beautiful places to visit in Sicily.