Why everyone wanted to be in Sicily? Almost touching Italy and Africa,halfway between Spain and the Middleast, Sicily appeared always desirable, warm and exotic, rich and fertile. It was -
unwilling mostly - colony and home for Spanish, Germans, Normands, Byzantines, Arabs,
Romans, ancient Greeks. Each group has left a legacy: temples, castles, towns impossibly
built, churches, spices, new fruits. And curly hair, dark or blue eyes, sounds and dialects
that recall all their heritages. Plus, as you experience each day, spices, fruits, grapes,
wines, dishes that compose the most appetizing, various cuisine that you can imagine.
Across cities, countryside, and coasts that we see, you realize that Sicily already knows
what we experience today, revealing the richness of a great Mediterranean melting pot.