Posts Tagged ‘Pelagie Islands’

Choosing a restaurant in Sicily » Off-shore Islands

Aegadian Islands: FAVIGNANA Via Cristoforo Colombo 17, 91023 Tel 0923-921 232 One of the best spots for dining in the Aegadian Islands. Fresh fish is served grilled, poached or marinated, but the speciality is raw fish, including tuna tartare, or marinated in a variety of ways, including fish herbs. Lobster soup is a signature dish, as is cous cous with crustaceans. The cellar holds 50 different wines. Closed Oct-Apr. Aegadian Isladns: LEVANZO Paradiso Via Lungomare 8, 91023 Tel 0923-924 080 Paradiso cooks fish as it comes off the boats in the nearby port, views of which can be enjoyed from [...]

Sicily from inside » Mediterranean Coast

The Valley of the Temples

Visiting Sicily Southern coast, you will be surprised and fascinated by the contradiction characterizing this area. A modern and brutal landscape destruction including ugly illegal buildings dating back to the ’60s and ’80s as well as Gela and Augusta industrial complexes on a side and magic Valley of the Temples surrounded by almond orchards and olive grooves on the other. These stunning temples are a wonderful evidence of Greek colonisation in Sicily, standing silent and indifferent towards the mutable modern landscape. Even the nature landscape is full of contradiction: empty and desert wastelands in the inside and humid areas in [...]