If you’re planning on swapping the drizzle and downpours of Britain to experience your first winter trip to Italy, then you are sure to have a magical trip unlike any other. From the snow-covered peaks of the Alpines to the enchanting Christmas markets, the coming months have never been a better time to visit the country.
Sicily is an incredible place to visit, with a fantastic array of landscapes, plenty of history, architectural masterpieces and, of course, fantastic food! Although part of Italy, Sicily is truly unique when compared to the mainland. German writer and statesman, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, once said “L’Italia senza Sicilia non lascia immagine nello spirito: qui è la chiave di tutto” which means “Italy without Sicily leaves no image in the spirit: here [Sicily] is the key to everything.” If you’ve already checked out our ’10 Fascinating Facts About Sicily’ then why not read on to discover more about the majestic island?