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Vacation on Sicily beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

Teatro Massimo - Palermo Italy Many travelers associate beach vacations in Sicily with the picturesque coastline of Palermo. Palermo's most popular beach is Mondello covered with amazing white sand making water to look deep azure. Travelers appreciate the beach not only for its beauty, but also for its high environmental performance, as well as developed infrastructure. The beach is well equipped, so you can find a huge selection of nice places to stay on its territory and next to the coast. Among the most picturesque beaches of the country, Cefalù beach has to be mentioned. Its visitors have a great opportunity to combine beach holidays with usual spa services, as this picturesque stretch of coast is known as a major spa center.
Sicily has more than 3,000 accommodation places and each of them is unique. Many local hotels are real historical attractions, the lovely hotel Villa Athena is among them. This luxurious … Open
Another attractive place for beach vacations is Catania with its amazing 18-kilometer beach La Playa . The wide coastline features both busy areas with developed infrastructure and secluded places, where you can sunbathe in an atmosphere of tranquility. The legendary Cyclops Coast begins immediately behind the massive beach; a lot of interesting myths and legends are associated with this place.
Syracuse never ceases to attract fans of picturesque places; the most beautiful beach is Cala Mosche . It is a multiple winner of numerous competitions and is one of the best beaches in the country. This stretch of coast is framed by high cliffs; they protect the beach from the wind, so strong waves are rare here. In the immediate vicinity of the beach there are several unique natural reserves, which would be great alternatives to stay on the beach. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The island of Sicily is practically the only place in Italy that has managed to preserve and save the imprints of many ages and epochs. Many years ago Sicily attracted a large number of … Open
Families with young children would find the nearby beach San Lorenzo just perfect. This stretch of coast is covered with soft white sand; it is ideal for family holidays. Agrigento province is great for tranquil relaxation. A significant part of its territory is occupied by coastal rock formations, among which two charming sandy beaches are hidden. Local beaches are very calm, there are no noisy entertainment venues and the number of tourists is relatively small.
Fontana Pretoria Another great place that would enchant fans of privacy is San Vito Lo Capo , which is not far from Palermo. This rocky peninsula is full of tiny secluded coves, each of which is ideal for sunbathing and admiring sea views. Cala Marinella , Punta della Capreria and Cala Beretta are considered the best beaches of the peninsula. They are famous for their crystal clear waters, so snorkeling and scuba diving enthusiasts like to rest there. There are fabulously beautiful coral reefs close to the peninsula; dive sites are ideal for both beginners and experienced divers.
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Nature and parks of Italy for active vacation

Unlike the Gran Paradiso, located near Liguria, the Cinque Terri National Park is famous not only for its unique nature, but also for its cultural heritage of historical significance. Cinque Terri is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. It contains numerous bays, small beaches, small islands and medieval towns with unique walls. They protect the terraces with vineyards, descending to the cliff on the shore and are a dwelling for animals and birds. The coast, covered with rocks, is well adapted for nesting birds. The water abounds with a variety of fish, which creates an excellent observation point, allowing you to see birds in their natural habitat. … Open
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What can international tourism expect in the coming months? The future is still unclear, and the chance of recovery is fragile at the moment. The Delta variant of the virus was responsible for outbreaks of the disease and made several countries reimpose travel restrictions. Vaccination programs around the world and eased requirements for vaccinated travelers, as well as digital tools like the EU Digital COVID Certificate give us hope that it will become normal again to travel abroad in the coming months. Read this

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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Sicily

Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Sicily for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Sicily.
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