A Sicily vacation could be just what you need right now. With all the stress over the economy, a break from the worries and fears could be just the answer. And what better choice than a vacation there? I mean, there’s nothing better than a Sicily vacation to take your mind off your troubles. Only a Sicily vacation offers the intrigue of a steamy mountainous region, beautiful golden beaches and different cultures and ancient history that is home to Sicily. And, of course, only a Sicily vacation will bring you closer to the mafia–on a tour, no less!
Could you imagine taking a Sicily Vacation and finding yourself on a tour viewing the grave sites of famous mafia godfathers? Take a Sicily vacation and find out if the version of a Hollywood godfather comes close to the real thing from knowledgeable tour guides. A vacation in Sicily does offer other attractions if mafia intrigue is not your cup of tea.
Sicily vacations offer fabulous historical attractions. Want to see a ghost wandering the halls of a Sicilian castle or church? Sicily is home to many medieval castles and churches and, if you don’t believe in ghosts now, after a Sicily vacation you just might. And don’t forget the Greek Temples and Roman architecture you will get to see on a Sicily vacation. If these attractions stir your passion, you will be pleased by what you discover. Not far from Siracusa, the city, Akrai, boasts a statue dedicated to Aphrodite in a temple built by the Greeks around 600 B.C. And just south of Augusta is the Megara Hyblaea, a town built by the Greeks but destroyed in 214 B.C. by the Romans. Apparently, many wonderful artifacts have been found here. On a Sicily vacation you will also learn that most of the Roman architecture was built over towns originally built by Greeks or Phoenicians, including Cantania, Morgantina and Tindari.
There are many fun things a Sicily vacation can offer the younger generation if they don’t enjoy walking through ancient remains or medieval buildings. You can wander through quite a few modern buildings; or, if it’s a more current century’s attractions you’re looking for, then you may want to check out the 4×4 tours or the watersports that can be the highlight of a Sicily vacation. In fact, some people take a Sicily Vacation just to enjoy the scenery. If you’re one of those people considering a Sicily vacation for just this purpose, then you can’t go wrong. In fact, what is a Sicily vacation without including a 4×4 tour of Mt. Etna where you, among other things, you get to see a flowing lava cave! Too nervous about being on an active volcano? Then your Sicily vacation can take you to the calming waters where you can charter a catamaran and sail around Cefalú and the Aeolian Islands.
If you can’t find something in Sicily to light your fire, try the pizza. It’s supposed to be to die for.
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