#Sicily

Weekend in Catania, 2 days itinerary

Weekend in Catania, 2 days itinerary

Catania, the city of Mount Etna, of the Baroque style, the Arancine’s homeland, hiding beauties such as the Cyclops’s Riviera and the wonderful Festival of Sant'Agata. Facing the Ionian Sea, the splendid Catania is the ideal destination for a culture, eno-gastronomy and sport weekend. Here's our two-day itinerary: First day…
Romantic weekend in Italy: the most romantic cities

Romantic weekend in Italy: the most romantic cities

For lovers, Valentine's day is another chance to renew love promises, to propose, apologize, or simply to enjoy moments of relax in the most romantic cities of Italy. Awesome views, golden sunsets, sea and art cities. Here is our selection of the best cities in Italy to spend a romantic…
10 things to know about Sicilian cuisine

10 things to know about Sicilian cuisine

Sicily, flourishing island with a favorable climate and fertile land due to its volcanic origin, strongly linked to agriculture and fishing, has always been famous for its culinary delights - Plato himself in his texts talks about people and food in Syracuse. The dishes that can be enjoyed on this…
4 summer not-to-be-missed destinations in 2016

4 summer not-to-be-missed destinations in 2016

Summer means sun, sea, long beaches and blue sea, but also walking in the countryside, visiting extraordinary works of art and fun for the whole family. Here are the four destinations not to be missed for next Summer. • Sicily White beaches, volcanic cliffs, crystal clear water, cultural wonders and…
Sport and wellness in Italy

Sport and wellness in Italy

With the beginning of the Summertime, the desire to run away from the usual routine grows more and more, out for sea or mountain locations. Thanks to the near "dress rehearsal", people opt for sport and wellness holidays. Here are 5 sport activities related to the matter “mens sana in…
Sicily [Guest Blogger]

Sicily [Guest Blogger]

by Fred Steinberg - Clever Magazine Sicily was added to our travel bucket list after many friends and relatives came back with almost universal raves for the big island off the bottom of the boot in Southern Italy. The attractions include: Hotels – A wide variety of unique boutique properties,…
The Sicilian Pupi

The Sicilian Pupi

A bit of history The famous Sicilian puppets, known as Pupi (from the Latin pupus, i, which means "little boy"), usually represent the events described on the Chanson de Roland and the epic novels about chivalry, especially related to Charlemagne and his Christians paladins who fought against the enemies Saracens.…
Chagall. Love and Life exhibition in Catania

Chagall. Love and Life exhibition in Catania

An explosion of colors and optimism that emphasize the beauty of love and the joy of life: these are the themes of the exhibition of the great master Marc Chagall, Love and Life. From 18 October 2015 to 14 February 2016, for the first time in Catania, at the Castello…
Discovering Mount Etna

Discovering Mount Etna

The mount Etna is located in the north-eastern Sicily and it is the highest active volcano in Europe with its 3330 meters high. In 2013 it joined the UNESCO World Heritage List because "craters, ash, lava flows and the depression of the Bobe valley, make the Mount Etna a prime…
Good Morning Syracuse!

Good Morning Syracuse!

After a quiet night, cradled by the sheets and by the sweet sound of the sea, your dream to wake up in a warm and enchantingplace could be realized. Without going too far: Good morning Syracuse! In February, around 6:30 a.m., when the sky is clear, Sicilian sunrise city is…

Wellness on the go

Spring is travelling time. That you are visiting Italy for work or for pleasure, take advantage of the beautiful scenery and weather offered by this time of the year. Stay well and stay fit while on the go with UNA Hotel's Wellness & Fitness  opportunities. Check here  all the hotels with sport,…