Ancient Greeks in Sicily: the city of Segesta and Agrigento
The Greeks have given Sicily the cultural impetus that was evident in the construction of temples throughout the island. It is the period of domination by the Greeks that gave the city of Sicily the construction of most of the architectural landmarks. So let’s mention only the most interesting and large temples to visit.
Theatre and Temple in Sedžeste, theatre and the Temple of Apollo in Syracuse, Temple in Agridžente and theatre in Taormina. The list of interesting buildings in Sicily can continue for a very long time, but nothing beats a personal acquaintance with them. Many tourists believed it to be sensible to visit the most interesting temple in Sedžeste. The most amazing thing in the V century b.c. was the construction of the temple which was not brought to an end, but what was managed to be build was preserved in the best possible way before our time, to the surprise and delight of our contemporaries.
Track: Norman town Cefalù
Introduction to city of Cefalù begins with Norman Cathedral, built in the 9th century. Then it was the first cathedral, built by the Normans in Sicily. The first pancake off the Normans failed lump-Cefalù Cathedral became the beautiful heritage of the Romanesque style not only in Sicily, but in the whole of southern Europe.
Medieval Sicily: Erice
The biggest tourist destination today were created in this town in the age-V century BC. The settlement was built on the highest hill of San Giuliano and immediately was surrounded by an impermeable fortress wall. The past century has little impact on the external appearance of the medieval town – you can still see the same narrow gray streets and small but very massive buildings, crystal clear air and the almost total absence of vegetation on the streets, unwittingly creating an atmosphere reminiscent of the middle ages. But the unique liqueur and the sweet delights can elevate your spirits.
Unique in Sicily: Etna
We reached to the most famous place in Sicily which name is Mount Etna. It is considered to be the largest active volcano in Europe. The story of its origin still raises scientific controversy and debate, basically, they relate the history of the volcano back 600 thousand years ago. If you are not one to burden yourself with historical excursions, boldly join the Etna excursion. Sturdy shoes and an experienced guide will make this trip an unforgettable experience.
And lastly the main town of the island of Sicily-Palermo is a
worthy end of a trip to Sicily. Such a remarkable tour will leave you with a lasting positive impression of the famous island.