16 August 2017, 10:53 AM
Travel to Sicily in Italy and visit an old world of mountains and small seaside villages.
Traveling to Sicily is an incredible adventure. You’re are in Italy yet so much of this Sicilian province has deep ties to Ancient Greece. Some of our travelers discover that a trip to Sicily is wonderful as it is a perfect introduction to Italy and also Greece! Top of the bucket list is the Valley of Temples - a must visit. The Temple of Concordia is simply brilliant. It is perfectly intact showing the Greek architecture of the 5th Century. There is no better way to learn about the history of how the Ancient Greeks lived in modern day Sicily by visiting the Valley of Temples. Your local guide will explains the history of each of the temples and you will be able to ask questions directly to the tour guide.
Experience beautiful beaches and villages
While you travel in Sicily, the perfect day is to start with the view of the Valley of Temples followed by a visit to Marsala for a wonderful lunch. You’ll recognize Marsala by the salt deposits and The Church of the Purgatory is a beautiful facade for photographs. Yet it’s most famous export is tasted over lunch or dinner. The desert wine Marsala has been made right here in this town since 1773.
Ancient Tapestries of Sicily
For over 2,500 years, people of Sicily have depended on the Mediterranean Sea for their livelihood. Visit the many museums and see the rich and vibrant tapestries and tiled relics that depict live underfoot on the Sicilian shores.