Although my grand tour of Sicily was pretty much along the coastline, I decided to add a short detour to the mainland to visit the homeland of hand made ceramic: the city of Caltagirone.
In 2002, UNESCO included the baroque cities of Val di Noto in the list of the World Heritage sites. It is not just one place but a set of cities whose reconstruction in the late baroque era, created an impressive and unprecendented monumental valley, enriched with noble palaces of particular interest as well as of unique beauty.
Marsala is not just a fine that is perfect for desserts bit also a city in Sicily where the largest and most colorful salt pans of the mediterranea sea are found
Sicily is home to some of the most amazing Baroque architectures. Here is a quick sample over the Duomo of Modica