Catania is a beautiful city on the east coast of Sicily, renowned worldwide for its Baroque beauty, bustling markets, lively cuisine and lifestyle. Once docked in Catania, the place not to be missed is the city’s historic centre, with its wide range of churches, monuments and landmark buildings, including the Cathedral of St. Agatha, the Ursino Castle, the Fountain dell’Elefante and the Basilica della Collegiata. You cannot miss visiting the famous Fish Market, where you can find a wide range of local products, including fresh seafood and Sicilian delicacies such as cassata and cannolo.
The Eolie Islands, located off the northeastern coast of Sicily, are a volcanic archipelago comprising seven main islands. The islands offer many activities, stunning scenery and excellent local cuisine for those arriving by charter yacht. The island of Vulcano is a must-see for those who love outdoor activities, including trekking, scuba diving and thermal baths. The island of Lipari, the largest of the archipelago, offers a wide range of local restaurants and bars where you can taste the local cuisine and the famous Sicilian granita. The island of Salina is ideal for those seeking tranquillity and relaxation. The island of Stromboli, famous for its
an active volcano offers spectacular nocturnal excursions in search of volcanic activity.
Syracuse is located on the east coast of Sicily and is rich in history, culture and offers a wide range of experiences, such as the early Christian catacombs. Worth visiting in the historic centre is the Island of Ortigia, where stands the Fountain of Aretrusa, also praised by Virgil and called ” A Funtana re papyri” or admire the beauty of the Cathedral, the Maniace Castle. There are also many fascinating museums, such as the Paolo Orsi Regional Archaeological Museum, where you can see the city’s archaeological finds. There is no shortage of restaurants and nightclubs to enjoy pleasant evenings and seafood dishes. Several famous names are linked to Syracuse, such as Archimedes, who is paid homage at various points in the city, or Caravaggio, who, fleeing from Malta, painted the Burial of Saint Lucy here, preserved at the Shrine of Saint Lucy at the Sepulchre.