Savoca – the village from “The Godfather”

While you may recognise Savoca from the iconic movie “The Godfather”, did you know that Savoca is also a part of The Association of the Most Beautiful Villages of Italy? Yes that’s right, and this village truly is one of most beautiful villages of Italy! Perched on a hilltop, this Sicilian hamlet offers spectacular panoramicContinue reading “Savoca – the village from “The Godfather””

Noto – not just the most beautiful Sicilian Baroque town; it’s a feeling!

So here we are, writing about Noto. This one about the beautiful Baroque town of Noto comes straight from the heart! One of the eight UNESCO world heritage towns of Val di Noto, Noto is the most beautiful Baroque town of Val di Noto. And moreover, Noto is a feeling – you either get itContinue reading “Noto – not just the most beautiful Sicilian Baroque town; it’s a feeling!”

Modica – a city of two cities

The city of Modica is not the first choice and even ignored by many seasoned travellers when it comes to a holiday in Sicily, however that is one of the most common mistakes a traveller can make. Give this beautiful city a chance and you’ll understand why Modica should not be only on your day-tripContinue reading “Modica – a city of two cities”

Catania and Mt. Etna

The 2nd largest city of Sicily, blessed with the views of the volcanic Mt. Etna on one side and the Ionian sea offering beaches on the other; and having an airport that facilitates air traffic from almost all of Europe’s major cities – does one need more reasons to visit Catania?! From the first sightContinue reading “Catania and Mt. Etna”