Posts Tagged ‘Erice’

Choosing a restaurant in Sicily » Western Sicily

CASTELBUONO Nangalarruni Ristorante Via Alberghi 5 (formerly Via delle Confraternite), 90013 Tel 0921-671 428 In the hills southeast of Cefalù, Nangalarruni is ideal for sampling wild mushrooms, including “Basilico”, the “king of mushrooms”, which is prepared with tagliatelle. Wild herbs season the dishes, like Nebrodi pork with almonds and pistachios. Desserts include ricotta pastry and chocolate flan. About 600 international wines on the list. Closed Wed. CASTELLAMMARE DEL GOLFO Torre Bennistra Via Natale di Roma 19, Località Scopello, 91014 Tel 0924-541 128 Reopened in 2005 after an extensive four-year renovation, Torre Bennista has a homely family atmosphere. Antipasti include tuna [...]

Sicily from inside » Western Sicily

Windmill in Western Sicily

Western Sicily, with its “Wild West appeal” dominating the landscape, is undoubtedly worth to be visited although it has never been popular as other most renowned Sicily areas. Colonised by the Arabs, this area boasts important history traces such as Segesta’s archaeological sites or the pleasant hilltop medieval town Erice. The coastline is blessed with stunning natural beauties. It hosts the splendid Zingaro Nature Reserve – the finest Sicily Natural Reserve situated between Scopello and San Vito lo Capo bearing a unique landscape: rocky coasts with a clear blue sea, little inlets, overhanging cliffs and a spectacular flora. Fish preservation [...]