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Sicily’s bronzed, untamed and rugged landscape is the backdrop to the hit TV show Inspector Montalbano. Bridget McGrouther visited for a taste of the TV detective’s enviable lifestyle.
Catania in Sicily is a blend of three distinct cultures, and it’s beautiful; Veruska Anconitano; Matador Network
The city pulls from Italian, African, and Mediterranean influences.
It’s the perfect spot for couples, families and friends alike.
Visit Catania: what are the best things to do and see in this emblematic city of Sicily?
Sicily has eight towns located on its southeast coast that were destroyed during an earthquake in 1693. Each of these towns were rebuilt in magnificent style that represents the high level of architectural and artistic achievement of what is known as Sicilian Baroque. These towns not only maintain the late Baroque style of the era, but also illustrate unique town planning.
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The great earthquake of 1693 left its mark on the people of Sicily, and on architecture and city planning as well.