Travel Hacks

Sicily Secrets

By MedSailors Crew
on  July 21, 2017

Okay, so you know that Sicily is the stone that boot shaped mainland Italy looks like it’s kicking on the map of the world, but what else do you know about this unique island?

Sailing tours of Italy - See what Sicily has to offer

It’s Inclusive, Welcoming and Gloriously Eclectic

Its large size means it has been a gateway to this spectacular part of the world for centuries. The constant stream of visitors across history means a unique combination of cultures and traditions have influenced everything from the cuisine to the architecture. Sailing in Italy is always an incredible experience and our MedSailors adventures depart from and arrive back into the stunning port of Portorosa, which has some pretty special beaches and restaurants that are certainly not to be missed!

Starting Your Day with a Sicilian Ice Cream Sandwich is Positively Encouraged

Because, why not, right?! A generous serving of ice cream in a brioche is pretty much a dream come true!

From Sailing in Italy to Climbing Mount Etna!

Okay, so that’s not exactly a secret but it’s pretty awesome, right?! One for all you adventurers, everyone that makes it to the top says it’s easily one of the best experiences of their lives. But if you don’t want to climb it, even just experiencing the atmosphere around it is unforgettable.

A MedSailors Fave: It’s Water Sports Central

From canoeing and kayaking to surfing, paddle boarding and even river rafting, taking to the Sicilian waters by any means that takes your fancy is an unmissable experience. But we would say that! It’s still totally true, though!

Immersing Yourself in Sicilian Culture Might Just Change your Life

A big claim, but there’s something about the eclectic and rich Sicilian culture that can change your whole outlook on life in just a few days. Admire the bright colours of the fresh produce on offer at local markets, marvel at ancient buildings built by the Greeks, the Normans and the Romans, stroll through majestic museums and ridiculously inspiring galleries and wander through winding cobblestone streets, just making the most out of your time in this beautiful part of the world!

Sailing trips to Sicily - Stop off at this eccentric, unforgettable Italian island

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