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Thank you to everyone who celebrated with us in Italy and sent their love from afar! We are still on Cloud 9. Visit the Wedding Photo tab for some pictures from the week and day. Let us know if you have any to add
Thank you to everyone who celebrated with us in Italy and sent their love from afar! We are still on Cloud 9. Visit the Wedding Photo tab for some pictures from the week and day. Let us know if you have any to add
August 3, 2022
Trabia, Sicilia, Italy
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Things To Do

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There are endless things to do and see in Sicily. We have listed only a few! Many sites and locations have available tours, or if you are renting a car they are great places to drive to and explore on your own. Sicily has many UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Palermo

Palermo

Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Palermo provides many sites to see, which we recommend a walking tour. Things to see include Palermo cathedral, Palatine Chapel, Teatro Massimo, La Martorana (Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio), Pretoria Fountain. Our hotel, Zagarella Domina can provide a half day tour --https://www.domina.it/en/hotel/domina-zagarella-sicily/exclusive-experiences/art-culture/

Mondello Beach

Mondello Beach

Palermo, Sicily, Italy

A beautiful and well known beach area to spend the day in the sun

Mount Pellegrino Hike

Mount Pellegrino Hike

Sicily 90149, Italy

Beautiful hike with many views

Cefalù Beaches

Cefalù Beaches

Cefalù, Sicily 90015, Italy

A town filled with multiple beautiful beaches to relax and explore. The hotel, Domina Zagarella offers a day trip -- https://www.domina.it/hotel/domina-zagarella-sicily/enjoy/sicilia-bellissima/

Erice

Erice

Erice, Sicily 91016, Italy

Erice is a small, beautiful and historic town at the top of Mount Erice, 2,460 feet elevation. The winding drive up provides spectacular viewpoints. Walk around the historic town, explore castles and ancient remains. The hotel, Zagarella Domina offers a full day tour -- https://www.domina.it/en/hotel/domina-zagarella-sicily/exclusive-experiences/art-culture/

Aeolian Islands

Aeolian Islands

Sicily, Italy

Aeolian islands are a UNESCO World Heritage site consisting of 7 islands; Lipari, Vulcano, Panarea, Salina, Alicudi, Filicudi, Stromboli. There is a lot to explore on each. The hotel Domina Zagarella offers a day trip, which will allow you to see a few of them -- https://www.domina.it/hotel/domina-zagarella-sicily/enjoy/sicilia-bellissima/

Ustica Island

Ustica Island

Ustica, Sicilia 90010, Italy

Ustica is an island north of Palermo. Take a boat day trip to explore or take the ferry from Palermo to the island for the day

Isola di Favignana and Levanzo

Isola di Favignana and Levanzo

Sicily, Italy

Faviaggna is a beautiful island with clear blue water. Take a day boat trip to explore. The hotel, Domina Zagarella provides a tour -- https://www.domina.it/hotel/domina-zagarella-sicily/enjoy/sicilia-bellissima/

Catania, Mount Etna, and Taromina

Catania, Mount Etna, and Taromina

Catania, Sicily, Italy

Catania is another main city of Sicily, about 3-4 hours South East of Palermo. There are many sites to see and explore including the largest active volcano, Mount Etna. Nearby, is also the town of Taromina -- https://www.visitsicily.info/en/10cosea/taormina_10/ The hotel, Domina Zagarella offers a day trip -- https://www.domina.it/en/hotel/domina-zagarella-sicily/exclusive-experiences/art-culture/

Sicilian Cuisine

Panino with panelle and crocchè: sesame bread stuffed with mashed potatoes balls or chickpea Sfincione: pizza-like dough covered with fresh tomato sauce, anchovies paste, capers, and onion. Arancini: rice balls are filled with different ingredients and deep-fried Pesto alla Trapanese: almonds, tomatoes, garlic, basil and pecorino cheese bashed together for pesto like sauce Pasta alla norma: pasta with fresh tomato sauce, fried aubergines, salty seasoned ricotta cheese, and basil Anelletti al forno: small sized pasta shaped in the form of a ring (anello in Italian) with meat and pea salsa. Sicilian cannoli: filled with a sweet and creamy paste made from ricotta cheese, with candied fruit, crunchy pistachios or dark chocolate drops Sicilian Granita: a cold, sweet treat made from water, sugar, and fruit that is never completely frozen Sicilian cassata: traditional pie, to be eaten chilled, made with fresh ricotta cheese, dried fruit, and wheat paste

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