Leaving Caltagirone was sad but necessary to complete my grand tour of Sicily. I drove approximately 1.30 minutes to reach the city of Agrigento which is famous for one of the most important attractions of the antique times: Valle dei Templi.
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.
While Covid is outbreaking dramatically is some Countries all around the world, Italy is recording a very low rate since a couple of months.
If one wanted to go to the sepulchres of the most famous Venetian painters he would realize that the burials of Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese are located inside real and unparalleled chests of art, far from the spots where massive tourism usually go.
For many, Italy is the best place in the world for food . Despite I am Italian, I won’t say it’s “the” best, but definitely in good companyfood, together with the French and the Spanish one.
Florence is not only the cradle of the Italian language, but also the place where arts and architecture are so overwhelming that Stendhal coined the phrase “Syndrome of Florence” (aka Stendhal Syndrome) to identify that kind of sickness that affects very sensitive people before an art masterpiece.
There are several reasons to include Torino in your bucket list and, as per every other big European cities, it would take me very long to list them all. Therefore I decided to pick the attractions that, from my point of view, are the best ones to stimulate your decision