Today’s pictures of Sicily gallery is a look at the rich cultural landscape that makes Sicily one of Italy’s most unique regions. To illustrate we’ve created a photo gallery of images from the following Sicilian destinations.
Sicily Italy destinations included in the photo gallery below include Palermo, Agrigento, Caltabellotta, Catania, Cefalù, Erice, Gangi, Modica, Mondello, Ragusa, Scicli, Selinunte, Syracuse, Taormina, and Trapani.
Pictures of Sicily, Italy
Condé Nast Traveller named Sicily one of Europe’s best winter-sun destinations noting,
“Italy’s southernmost island is closer to Tunis than Rome and has winter weather to match. Visiting at this time of year allows you to get up close to Sicily’s incredible historic spaces such as the Temple of Concordia in Agrigento, which is reliably overrun in high season. With a distinct food culture, Sicily has gastronomic delights beyond summer’s glut of glorious fruit and veg – visit in February to experience the sea urchin season in full swing.” — David Annand, Men’s Editor of Condé Nast Traveller magazine
My friends, I have to tell you Mr. Annand is right!
Best Time to Visit Sicily
At the end of January through early February, Paolo and I took a road trip around Sicily. Hence we know firsthand what some of the best destinations in Sicily look like in Winter. Plus as introverts, we were delighted to have the most popular destinations in Sicily to ourselves.
While there was some cooler weather and those strong Mediterranean winds, we felt like we had Sicily all to ourselves. Everywhere we went from the capital city of Palermo to the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento we were able to take our time and really enjoy the sights.
Thus the inspiration for today’s Pictures of Italy gallery. We hope you enjoy Paolo’s pictures of Sicily. Click on any photo to see a larger image with captions and information about the location of the photo.
Sicily, Italy Photo Gallery
If you’re thinking of planning a trip to Sicily, subscribe below for our upcoming posts. We’ll be sharing snack-sized bites of what to eat, do, and see in Sicily. We’ll also be sharing tips about visiting the famous Turkish Steps you won’t want to miss. Plus where to hike for the most amazing views and photos in Sicily.
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- Sicilian Food Quiz: How Many Can You Name?
Have a favorite photo or a question about one? Let us know in the comments below!
New to ALOR Italy? I’m Brandy Shearer Executive Producer by Trade a writer of ALOR Italy by passion. All photos seen here are the property of Paolo Ferraris ALOR Italy’s photographer. If would like a hi-res version of any of the pictures in the gallery above, email Paolo@ALORConsulting.com.
For our friends and followers, here are a few personal snapshots of the trip! Maybe next time you can come join us!
All Pictures of Italy are © Paolo Ferraris & Brandy Shearer and ALOR.blog, 2020 and beyond! We strictly prohibit unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission. We do allow excerpts, provided that you give full and clear credit to Paolo Ferraris & Brandy Shearer, and link to ALOR.blog. Please use appropriate and specific directions to the original content. For use, please contact Paolo@ALORConsulting.com.
Best Winter-Sun Destinations in Europe — Condé Nast Traveller