3 1 Day Treks to explore in Sicily
Sicily is the biggest island in Italy and in the Mediterranean Sea, an amazing land rich in history and traditions, where art and culture intertwine with wonderful natural beauties. From the sea to the mountains and countryside, from the volcanos to the fishing villages, there are really many reasons why to visit Sicily. As Frederick II, King of Sicily, once said: “I don't envy God's paradise, because I'm well satisfied to live in Sicily”.
The Monte Pellegrino is a mountainous Italian which is located in Palermo, the capital of Sicily. Its maximum height is606 m asl and is a limestone promontory that juts out into the Tyrrhenian Sea to close the western end of the Gulf of Palermo: on the northeastern side of the mountain is the district of Mondello, while at its foot there is also the district of Monte Pellegrino. Known in ancient times as Heirkte, it was called by the Arabs Bel Grin or Jebel Grin, or "nearby mountain", hence a p
Stromboli is one of the most active volcanoes on Earth and has been erupting almost continuously since 1932. It is an incredible and awe-inspiring sight, with a unique island atmosphere that attracts not just tourists but also film-makers and style-setters. There are three active craters at the peak.
The Valle del Bove is a spacious high valley on the southeast slope of the Etna volcano in Sicily. Its valley floor lies in the western part at about 1700 m slm and falls to the east to about 1400 m slm. The Valle del Bove is a complex volcanic caldera, which is believed to be the result of several large collapses and explosive eruptions over a period of several 10,000 years. One of the nice trekking destinations and also a picturesque spot too.