Sicily (it. Sicilia) is a beautiful and intriguing island in the Mediterranean Sea, that has preserved its pristine beauty.
There are amazing sandy beaches, numerous bays and gulfs, majestic mountains and freakish rocks, citrus gardens and olive groves.
Sicily is a land with rich history and culture, with numerous churches and temples, castles and palaces, theaters and museums.
Palermo is located on the northern coast of Sicily . It was founded by the Phoenicians in the 8th century BC , and since 1446 it is the administrative center of the homonymous province and the region of Sicily . Thanks to the rule of foreigners , the capital acquired a special unique look . Especially the era of Arab rule is reflected. It was a period of prosperity of the island and it left a lot of architectural masterpieces. Palermo, with Rome , Venice and Florence, is recognized as a city of art. But Palermo is not only historic site, it is also modern broad avenues , chic boutiques, beautiful villas and mansions , beautiful parks and, of course , delicious cuisine.