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Three Reasons to Visit Sicily

Sicily is a region in Italy which has always attracted tourists from all over the world. [...]

Sicily is a region in Italy which has always attracted tourists from all over the world. Because of its art and culture, which they proudly boast to the rest of the world. Furthermore, it has a lot of beaches which allows tourists to relax, have a fun time with family and friends and engage in a lot of beach activities. When you talk about Italy, you have to talk about its food and taste as well, and Sicily is one of the regions where people come to taste its cuisine and different kinds of food. Therefore, a visit to Sicily is a complete package for tourists.

However, due to Covid-19, the whole world was under lockdown and tourism, and travelling was not allowed. Italy itself faced a colossal crisis dealing with the cases and deaths caused by the coronavirus. However, Italy has again opened its doors for people to come and have fun; however, with strict rules that do not risk the spread of coronavirus. Therefore, you will be completely safe as regulations are being followed strictly by the tourists over there.

Above are some of the reasons why one must visit Sicily explained briefly, but there is a lot more to these reasons.

Food: 

Authentic Sicilian cuisine is unique, and people from all over the world, who love eating new kinds of food come to Sicily to try their tastes and traditional flavours. You will find a wide variety of local food all over Sicily. You can find these foods in streets or lavish restaurants and cafes as well, so along with a variety of food, you also have a lotoptions to choose from as well.

Sicily is most famous for its dessert known as Cannoli. There are different types of variants all over the world and all over Italy as well of this famous dessert, but eating Cannoli is one of the things in tourists’ bucket list when they visit here.

When you are travelling through the ancient and bustling cities, you will most certainly come across street food. A must-try is the arancini, which is fried rice shaped in a ball with fillings of cheese, peas and meat.

Sicily is also famous for its fresh seafood. You can find raw red prawns and boiled octopus in many restaurants over there. For many people, it is disgusting, but the charm is in eating it without any sauces or seasoning because it is fresh and ready to eat.

Art: 

Most of the tourists visit places like Sicily to have a look at their art, culture, history and traditions. They like to capture and record the history and art of such sites. Sicily is full of temples and theatres, established a long time ago. However, credit goes to the government and the people who have still maintained this piece of art.

Palermo is the principal city to visit when you are in Sicily. If you are interested in art and culture, you can see the Greek Chapel and the Norman Palace. Furthermore, you can admire the European architecture when you visit the Corso Vittorio Emanuele. In Segesta, you can have a look at the Temple of Segesta and the Greek Theatre. In Erice, you can look at the Venus Castle and Pepoli Castle to see how the emperors who have ruled in the past lived. Erice and Segesta are full of history, and traditional art as they were known to be the main trading centres in the past.

Another beautiful piece of art and culture is the best-preserved temple known as the Temple Concord situated at the Valley of Temples. It is also UNESCO World Heritage Center’s site. Syracuse is also a popular destination which is home to the Roman Amphitheatre and the Ear of Dionysius. Another historical town is Taormina. It is very famous as it holds the world-famous Mount Etna; however, it is a historical town; therefore, you get to have a look at a lot of culture and traditions over there. There is the Isola Bella island and Piazza IX Aprille, which is a famous square in town.

Beaches: 

When people travel, they do it to have fun with their family and friends and have a relaxing time. They want to live stress-free for a couple of days. One of the most comfortable and fun places are beaches. Sicily is very famous for its beaches where you can have fun with your loved ones and also have a soothing and relaxing time.

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Firstly, you must visit Agrigento if you love beaches. Because you can engage in all fun beach activities and also see the natural Turkish steps that have come into being due to mountain erosion. One of the most famous beaches in Europe is the Mondello beach, which is at Palermo. You can get rid of the hustle-bustle and busy city centres of Palermo and have an excellent, relaxing time at Mondello beach. You can also have a pleasant experience of the beach at Isola Bella. When you visit the island, you can spend your time on the quiet sea.

Now tourism is open, and everybody is booking villas for 2021.So what are you waiting for start planning your next adventure today with Select Sicily, and experience the luxurious villas and apartments in Sicily. This is the best time to book your vacation, as well as not risk yourself to the coronavirus, is to rent Sicily villas or apartments. Because you will spend your holiday in one closed space, with no exposure to crowds and people also have a relaxing time with family and friends as these villas can accommodate up to 10-12 people. Therefore, you will get the full vacation experience without even going out. You can rent a villa by the beach or a place from where you can have the city view. Therefore, do not wait and utilise the best way for a vacation in the new normal.

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