Tag Archives: Sicily

Duomo di Monreale

Duomo di Monreale The Cathedral of Monreale is one of the greatest extant examples of Norman architecture in the world. It was begun in 1174 by William II, and in 1182 the church, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, was, by a bull of Pope Lucius III, elevated to the rank of a metropolitan cathedral. The church is a national […]

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Bell Tower Lion Roars, Rooster Crows in Messina, Sicily

Bell Tower Lion Roars, Rooster Crows in Messina, Sicily Every day at noon the 200-foot clock tower of the Cathedral in Messina puts on a show. When the clock hits midday, church bells are struck by two ten foot bronze statues of the heroines who saved Messina during the Sicilian Vespers war (20-year 13th century […]

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Beyond Tuscany: Sicily in the Eyes of the Godfather

Beyond Tuscany: Sicily in the Eyes of the Godfather In this video you will see sights used in the film and learn about them!  Enjoy! JOIN US ON THE NEXT PAGE FOR THE VIDEO

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Cefalù…la città del sorriso!

Cefalù…la città del sorriso! 🙂 Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70 kilometres (43 mi) east of the provincial capital and 185 kilometres (115 mi) west of Messina. The town, with its population of just under 14,000, […]

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Visions of Sicily

Visions of Sicily Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea; along with surrounding minor islands, it constitutes an autonomous region of Italy officially referred to as Regione Siciliana. Sicily is located in the central Mediterranean. It extends from the tip of the Apennine peninsula, from which it is separated only by the narrow […]

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