A travel in time, history and ... sea
South coast of Sicily has been , since immemorable time, the arrival point of populations, whichhave made indeleble and very important tracks: Phoenician, Greek, Roman, Norman, Arab and inlater time Spanish and French.
From the temples of Agrigento to the Castle of Donnafugata, through the Baroque of Ragusa and Ibla, Modica, Noto and coming back to the Magna Grecia in Siracusa… we could never be capableto list in a book the many amazing things be left by history in Sicily.
From our moorings in Marina di Ragusa and Licata we can reach many of this locations.
“Valle dei Templi” is visible from the wonderful mooring of “Scala dei Turchi”, justout of Porto Empedocle in Agrigento. Also Selinunte is very close to the beach.
Pantelleria could bea pleasant stopover to reach Tunisia. East direction we can arrive to Siracusa, where the mooringis right in front of the mythical “Fonte Aretusa”.
The Arab Village of Marzamemi near the historical“Tonnara”(thuna-fish factory) is another magic place to be visit during the warm sicilian nights.
By sea we can reach Malta with the impressive harbour of “la Valletta”. It will feel like to relive the age of Crusades visiting Saint John Cathedral, with its severe outside and inside Baroque style.
There are guarded some of the most important paints of Caravaggio.
History and culture will be also find in the food. Sicilian cookery is very influenced by arab cuisine:
couscous and caponate, but also the pastry like cannoli and cassate, all prepared with localingredients, products of the rich agricolture and fishing. Great red and fresh white wines will becombined with this delicious cuisine.
Sicily wellcomes their visitors overall the year, due to its special mild winter climate and also duringthe full sun summers, that are freshed up on the cost side by wind and sea breezes.