The team of Discover Messina Sicily has a strong attachment to Sicily, our beautiful island and home, the biggest of the Mediterranean Sea. For this reason is happy to suggest you the things to do in Sicily, read this article to discover them!
Things to do in Sicily
If you do not know exactly the things to do in Sicily, our blog will help you showing some examples of the many historical, cultural and of landscape beauties that our beautiful island offers. We are sure that you will live a fantastic holiday, even if the time spent in Sicily seems to be never enough, and the good memory of the trip will be so beautiful that will encourage you to come back to discover other the other possible things to do in Sicily.
The Eolie tour is certainly one of the best things to do in Sicily both for adults and children, because it offers to you the possibility to visit two islands in just one day. The most popular Eolie tour are:
- Vulcano-Lipari, in which you will find yourself in an open-air SPA in which you have the possibility to take the course of sulphurous mud baths to make your skin brighter, and to take advantage of the natural pool of its marvellous sea. The other destination is Lipari, the greatest of the "seven sisters” (e.g Aeolian Islands are named the seven sisters) and, for this reason, that one that offers more tourist attractions as archaeological sites, unspoiled natural and leisure.
- Panarea-Stromboli, to spend an exciting day that begins with the visit of the “smaller” sister, Panarea, but probably also the most lovely to visit. Then, you will be amazed by the vision of Stromboli eruptions, a spectacle that repeats every 5-10 minutes making us reflect on how alive the earth we live in is: you will enjoy all this, accompanied by a spectacular sunset on the sea.
The strength of nature, expressed through the volcanic eruptions, now makes room for the peace that only an island can offer. The black of the sand that mixes with the light blue of the sea, the white of the houses with blue doors surrounded by lush bougainvilleas, the green of the capers, will give you a unique experience. This is the environment in which artists seek refuge to find the purest inspiration.
Which are the other things to do to in Sicily besides Aeolian Islands? Going further of south eastern Sicily, we cannot miss the to visit Taormina! (to know what to see in Taormina Sicily), a place of indescribable beauty in which resides the two soul of Sicily: that one that looks back to the past, pride of our roots, and that one that looks to the future with an avant-garde spirit. Amongst the top 10 things to do in Taormina Sicily there’s the view of the highest volcano in Europe, her majesty Mount Etna, and you certainly will want to experience the particular feeling of walking on the extinct craters, stepping on the black earth ashes. Etna experience it worths to be lived!
One of the other things to do in Sicily is absolutely the visit of the Greek theatre of Syracuse, one of the most famous among the theatres that Greeks have ever made, and dates back to the 5th century BC. Its is still used today for the staging of Greek tragedies.
The list of suggestions of the things to do in Sicily is immense, this is just a small part of places to see during your trip. Follow the blog of Discover Messina Sicily to better organise your wonderful holiday in our home place, Sicily, we will be happy to welcome you in Messina! Visit Messina before leave for the other destinations, you will not regret! (to discover the best Messina Italy attractions).