Take a look at our list of the top 20 things to do in Sicily
Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, and an autonomous Region of Italy, along with surrounding minor islands, officially referred to as the Sicilian Region. It’s located south of the Italian Peninsula, from which it is separated by the narrow Strait of Messina. Sicily has been under the rule of many empires and countries throughout history, and humans seem to have been living there since at least 12,000 BC. The island has a rich and unique culture, especially concerning arts, music, literature, cuisine, and architecture. It is also home to important archaeological and ancient sites, making it all in all an excellent tourist destination. Take a look at our list of the top 20 things to do in Sicily.
- Mount Etna
Undoubtedly the most iconic landmark of Sicily, Mount Etna is an active stratovolcano, and the largest one in Europe. In Greek Mythology, the deadly monster Typhon was trapped under this mountain by Zeus, and the forges of Hephaestus were said to also be located underneath it. Tourists can go on guided tours or check out the volcano by themselves. It’s an amazing place, to say the least.