Best of Sicily and Southern Italy

I dare you to look at these photos and you not fall in love with the best of Sicily and Southern Italy. Stunning beaches, ancient towns; it is all here.

We have covered a little of Southern Italy in the past. My wife Maria has a great feature on the Amalfi Coast  and there is our popular page listing the best beaches in Sardinia!

Not satisfied with that though we have been searching out new places in Southern Italy; first was our discovery of the  best beaches on the island of Sicily, which we feature on our Italian wines site. Of course, with our trip being part of our wine research we discovered plenty of great wineries too, as well as amazing places to stay and some great beaches in Puglia.

While exploring Sicily and Southern Italy we took many photos but so few of them really capture the beauty of the place.

Thank goodness then for our photographer friends like Doug Porter and others who have solved the problem by sharing photos that truly capture the magic of Sicily and Southern Italy. 

Some superb photographers have contributed to making this visual journey special so if you love these photos please click like below to show your appreciation. Even better share a comment at the bottom of the page. 

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Sicily

The Godfather's Sicily

Godfather Bar Sicily
Vitelli Bar Sicily
Savoca Sicily

The photos above are of Savoca, Sicily. This is the village where Francis Ford Coppola filmed many of the Sicilian scenes for Godfather Pt1. This bar is where Michael Corleone asks Appolonia's father if he may see his daughter.  There's an incredible hotel nearby where an entire Godfather style village is now the hotel, you can read more and see the pics here.



Cefalu

Sicilian Sea

Sunset over Sicilian seas.

 


 

Duomo Cefalu Sicily

The Duomo in Cefalu, Sicily

 


 

Beach in Sicily

Cefalu Beach in Sicily

 

 

Gioiosa Marea

Sunset Gioiosa Marea Sicily

Sunset in Gioiosa Marea, Sicily. I would love to be there right now!

 


 

Best of Sicily Gioiosa Marea

Lungo Mare in Gioiosa Marea

 


 

Caltagirone

Sicily Italy

Caltagirone Sicily

 


 

Sicilian Countryside

The Sicilian Countryside

 


 

Positano

Positano Italy

The Piazza in Positano


 

Positano Beach

Positano Beach. For a list of the best beaches in the area click here.  For more about Positano itself read this.

 


 

Puglia/Apulia

Trulli Houses Puglia

The famous Trulli houses so typical of the Puglia region. Photo shared with us by Mike Ball.

 

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