Tourist Attractions in Sicily

Mediterranean | | September 12, 2011 at 12:30 am




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Sicily is one of many minor islands that form an autonomous district of Italy. It is the biggest island located in Mediterranean Sea. Sicily is known for its unique and rich culture, which includes wealthy heritage of music, arts, architecture, literature, language and cuisines.

The tourist attractions housed by Sicily can throw up strong challenge towards any mainland attraction of Italy. Earlier, Sicily was not a part of Italy; it was operated as a sovereign kingdom. However, currently it is under the rule of the Italian government. In this article, we’ll be discussing about the premium tourist attractions of Sicily.

Sicily Italy

Palermo, the largest Sicilian city is home to a number of exciting tourist attractions. The most exciting sights of the city are located in the region beyond Golden Shell. One of the most visited sights of Palermo is Catania Markets. The shopping experience at the Catania Markets is truly matchless; the place is famous for offering great bargaining opportunities. Catania Markets stay open all through the week except Sunday and on Wednesdays the markets get closed at 2pm in the afternoon.

Palermo Sicily

Another city of Sicily, Agrigento is home to the famous region known as Valley of the Temples. According to historians and archaeologists, this part of Sicily used to be the sight of worship for people living in this part of the world since more than thousand years. Valley of the Temples is home to 10 Roman and Grecian temples. Besides that, you can also spend some fun-filled hours at the natural park in this part of Sicily; the natural park will offer you the opportunity of enjoying horseback riding and hiking trails.

Agrigento

Sicily other than being an island itself also has a series of tiny islands within its territory.  You will get to spend some wonderful time at the sand beaches of islands like Alicudi, Panarea, Vulcano, Filicudi, Salina, and Stromboli. Most of these islands will offer you chances of taking part in thrilling water sports.

Panarea Salina Stromboli

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