Tag: IT – Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale

Wonders of Italy: Monreale Cathedral; Italy Magazine

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The Cathedral of Monreale near Palermo is one of the world’s greatest examples of Norman architecture, and is  famous for the extraordinary Byzantine mosaics guarded inside.

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Holidays in Sicily: 8 must-see travel itineraries; Ada Parisi; Siciliani Creativiti

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Source: Holidays in Sicily: 8 must-see travel itineraries

7 Amazing Places To Visit In Beautiful Sicily; Teresa Otto; TravelAwaits

Sicily showcases the coastal beauty of Italy. There, you can find ancient ruins, massive volcanoes, a plethora of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and the adventure of a lifetime.

Source: 7 Amazing Places To Visit In Beautiful Sicily – TravelAwaits

Explore the magical island of Sicily on this virtual tour; Joanne DiBona; USA Today

Sicily’s varied and awe-inspiring landscapes reflect the many cultures that ruled this land over the millennia. Each civilization left its indelible mark on Sicily’s landscape and culture.

Source: Explore the magical island of Sicily on this virtual tour

These Beautiful Mountain Towns Are Sicily’s Best-Kept Secret; Livia Hengel; Forbes

The Parco delle Madonie natural reserve is home to some of Sicily’s highest hilltop towns that sit suspended between land and sky.

Source: These Beautiful Mountain Towns Are Sicily’s Best-Kept Secret

The Essential Guide to Palermo; Afar

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Explore Cefalu, one of Sicily’s coastal gems; Steve McKenna; Traveller

Hike up Cefalu’s La Rocca to see ancient buildings from its Roman, Arab and Norman history.

Source: Explore Cefalu, one of Sicily’s coastal gems

The Arab-Norman Itinerary of Palermo; Francesca Bezzone; Life In Italy

Italy is the country with the highest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world.

Source: The Arab-Norman Itinerary of Palermo

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