“To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is not to have seen Italy at all, for Sicily is the clue to everything.”
So wrote Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, after visiting the island in 1787. Just a little over 2X the size of LA County, Sicily really packs it in per square mile of wild landscapes, dramatic seascapes, an unrivaled cultural and culinary fritto misto that pre-dates Classical Greece that never fails to enchant the curious traveler.
My friend and colleague Allison Scola, Owner and Curator of Experience Sicily and the Cannoli Crawl recently created a marvelous blog titled 52 Reasons to Love Sicily – you’ll not want to miss one of them!
In the meantime, enjoy our 52 photo homage to this endlessly fascinating and magical island of myth and legend.