La Dolce Vita – Sicily Can Give you Opportunities For Real Joy
New Year offers new opportunities and fresh start. We must start with a full breath, pure thoughts and hopes for progress in every field. Do you wish endless opportunities for true enjoyment? It is time your wish to come true. Perfect blend of sea, beach, cocktails, art, history and culture – that it is Sicily.
This unique place full of art, archaeological sites, history, folklore and natural beauty definitely is must see destination.
Etna seen from Valle del Bove
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Italy for years is one of the most popular destinations, while Sicily is one of the biggest islands in the Mediterranean. Covering an area of 25 708 km2, it is the largest Mediterranean island, 160 km away from Tunis, which comes out on two seas, the Ionian and Tyrrhenian. Sicily is characterized by exotic and nature, temperamental people and cultural heritage. The turbulent history makes the island exactly what it is today – a perfect place to rest. Almost every city in Sicily, on his way preserves a piece of history and culture, Siracusa as the birthplace of Archimedes, Catania as a symbol of pride and Palermo with its grandiose architecture. This island is home to the largest volcano in Europe, Mount Etna and 400 extinguished several active craters.
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Norman Castle in Sicily
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Sicily connects cultures of three continents Asia, Europe and Africa and also is a combination of three languages – Italian, Arabic and Spanish. It is known by wine, wheat and flowers. The Sicilian beaches are one of the best beaches in Italy. It has a Mediterranean climate and the average summer temperature reaches 26 degrees Celsius. If you ever go to Sicily do not forget to try the homemade wine, cheese and olives. Also you can taste the famous sweets if you want to feel a real pleasure. Cathedrals, theaters, parks and museums are part of the landmarks of the island and are worth to visit.
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