We’ve finally reached the end of our babymoon! If you’re just joining me on the virtual tour of Sicily, be sure to start back at the beginning with us in Palermo. I also wrote a post about traveling while pregnant, and my next post will be a review of the day bag I brought that turned out to be a fantastic find.
Taormina is a ‘vacation-from-your-vacation,’ beachy spot that feels resort-y even in cooler weather. We were blessed with bright sunshine, mild temps and clear views of Mt. Etna. Continue reading “Sicily 2019: Taormina”
One of our favorite stops of the trip–the kind of place to which we could imagine coming back–was Ortigia, the ‘old town’ of Siracusa. It stands to reason, as Rick calls Ortigia “the most enjoyable urban environment anywhere in Sicily.” Siracusa used to be one of the powerhouse cities in ancient Sicily, and Ortigia is a little island in the bay, connected by a couple small bridges. Continue reading “Sicily 2019: Siracusa and Catania”
Hands-down, the Valley of the Temples was the biggest highlight of our trip to Sicily. It is one of the best-preserved collections of Greek architecture in the world, and illustrates just how important Sicily was to the Greek world about 2,500 years ago. We visited the site after our drive from Trapani and after a quick lunch with temple views. Continue reading “Sicily 2019: Agrigento, Casa Balata and the Valley of the Temples”