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Art & Culture in Sicily

Art & Culture in Sicily

Sicily has an incredible past which can be seen in the ruins, monuments and buildings found all over the island. A highlight for many is the ancient Greek ruins – considered by many to be the best examples in Europe. You can also find Roman mosaics, Arab fortresses, Baroque architecture and much more! Art and culture, together with great food and amazing countryside, are some of the most characteristic elements on this wonderful island, that offers so much to all visitors. For all lovers of History of Art, Sicily and its gems are a must-see, filling hearts with joy and beauty.

Archaeology Sites in Sicily

Sicily's incredible past is still visible today with a wonderful collection of archeological parks and impressive ruins. Be sure to visit at least one, , but try to see as many as possible during your holidays: Segesta, Tindari, The Valley of the Temples, Selinunte, and Taormina's theatre.

Museums

Discover Sicily's amazing artistic heritage by visiting one of the island's many great museums. From ancient artefacts to contemporary art – you're bound to find something that interests you! Historic palaces and castles, museums and art galleries are just a few things that make this island unique.

Baroque Buildings

The Sicilian Baroque is a style that blossomed in the early 18th century. South Sicily, and most notably the Val di Noto, are full of extraordinary examples of this glorious architectural style. Be it a palace, a church or a cathedral, you'll be fascinated by the beauty of these buildings.

Important Churches and Monuments

Imposing churches are found all over Sicily, ranging in styles and size. Every town has at least one impressive church, whilst some towns have many examples of ecclesiastic buildings. These buildings are a testament to the island's glorious artistic past, which is still so appreciated by tourists. Don't miss the churches and cathedrals during your holiday in Sicily.

Karte von Sizilien

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Experiences in Sicily

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