Classic Sicily Blog

Cammarata is an Italian small medieval village of 6.120 inhabitants of the free municipal consortium of Agrigento in Sicily. Cammarata enjoys spectacular views of Etna and is located in a strategic position between the sea and the Valley of the Temples of Agrigento, surrounded by pastures and salt mines, while the surrounding hills were once […]
Lentini is an Italian town of 22.908 inhabitants of the free municipal consortium of Syracuse in Sicily. Baroque town of Greek origin, ancient Leontinoi, of which the archaeological remains can be visited, was a very valuable cultural and agricultural center during Roman rule and one of the most influential cities of the island in the […]
Augusta is an Italian town of 35.745 inhabitants of the free municipal consortium of Syracuse in Sicily. Augusta owes its name to its great past as an imperial city, founded in the fourteenth century by Frederick II of Swabia, the emperor-intellectual of the German Empire who loved the wonderful landscapes of southern Italy more than […]
Acireale is an Italian town of 51.886 inhabitants in the metropolitan city of Catania in Sicily,  formed by small migrations from the territory to the south, today the urban layout is typical of the late medieval cities of Sicily. It rises in the middle of the Sicilian Ionian coast, and is known, in particular, for […]
Civita di Bagnoregio is a fraction of 11 inhabitants in the municipality of Bagnoregio, in the province of Viterbo, in Lazio, part of the most beautiful medieval villages in Italy, famous for being called “the city that dies”. Located in an isolated position, Civita di Bagnoregio can only be reached via a reinforced concrete pedestrian […]
Cefalù is an Italian town of 14.307 inhabitants in the metropolitan city of Palermo in Sicily. It is a very ancient city and even seems to have been founded a thousand years before the birth of Christ; the first colonies would have been created by the Greeks who landed there in the fifth century BC. […]
Rovigo is an Italian town of 51.104 inhabitants, capital of the homonymous province in Veneto. The historical finds that have come down to us from antiquity are very few, but the attendance in the area of ancient Veneti and later of the Romans is sure. The first certainly reliable historical document about the city is […]
Caltagirone is an Italian town of 37.953 inhabitants in the metropolitan city of Catania in Sicily. It is the fifth most populous municipality in the metropolitan city and the first by territorial extension. It has been a bishopric since 1816. It is the head of a vast and historic area of ​​the province of Catania, […]
Sciacca is an Italian town of 44.104 inhabitants of the free municipal consortium of Agrigento in Sicily.   Rich in monuments and churches, it is the most populous municipality in the province after the capital. It is known among other things for its historic carnival and for its pottery. Sciacca is one of the most […]
Modica is an Italian town of 54.169 inhabitants of the free municipal consortium of Ragusa in Sicily. Its position is already fascinating: it rises on the top of a canyon and to reach it from Ragusa you pass on very high and panoramic viaducts that overlook the gorges. Modica boasts a rich repertoire of gastronomic […]
Capital of the homonymous Sicilian province, it has about sixty-three thousand inhabitants. It rises to the left of the Salso, in the area between the Matarazzo and Pisciacane mountains, in the Erei Mountains region, on the slopes of Monte San Giuliano. Located in the Sicilian hinterland, in terms of resident population it is the ninth […]