Sicily Tourism in Italy
Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea with a small islands as well as the autonomous regions of Italy with the very special indeed. It is located in the Centre of the Mediterranean. Stretching from the tip of the peninsula the Apennini is separated by the narrow Strait of Messina, to the coast of North Africa. There is also the island’s landmark Mount Etna, which has a height of about 3,420 meters and the highest active volcano in Europe and one of the most active in the world. The island has a typical Mediterranean climate and it’s amazing. Sicily has a rich and unique culture, especially with regard to art, music, literature, cuisine and architecture. The island also holds the majority of archaeological sites such as the necropolis of Pantalica and ancient, the Valley of the temples and the Selinunte. The island became a colony of Greece and over 600 years with Punic and Roman sites of war, which ended with the Roman destruction of Carthage. After the arrival of the Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, the island is often changed hands, and during the early Middle Ages was ruled by the Vandals, Ostrogoth’s, Byzantines, Arabs and Normans. And then the Kingdom took place in 1130 until 1816, the first subordinated to the Crown of Aragon, Spain, After the birth of the Republic of Italy in 1946, the island was given special status as an autonomous region.
Mount Etna, the beaches, archaeological sites, and major cities such as Palermo, Catania, Syracuse and Ragusa is a favorite tourist destination, but the old town of Taormina and the neighboring seaside resort of Giardini Naxos draw visitors from all over the world. In Sicily the visitor can also visit the vineyards excellent cuisine. In 2013, the island is very popular once the tourists from different countries, to enjoy the wonderful beach. Every day, many travelers who come here. Because of the beauty of the island is very beautiful and very stunning beaches. Hotels here are full of travelers because of the hotels here in complete with facilities suitable for your vacation. If you want to find and eat here there is also a very good restaurant with cuisine. You do not hesitate to come back here. Because in winter and the heat is very well suited to this place. Good luck to come here. And this place is perfect for your family vacation. ?