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Who is Travel Sicilia?
TRAVEL SICILIA is PR expert Fabrizio Ajello, architect Giada Platania, Vania Pinto and Cristina Lo Piccolo both expert in bespoke travel and event organization, Marcello Grimaudo responsible for yachting tours and Clizia Filippone specialists in wine and food tours. We believe in personal service, and in doing everything we can to make sure our travelers are treated with warmth and friendliness, as we help them get to know, understand and appreciate the culture, landscape, food and wine of Sicily.
Why Travel Sicilia?
TRAVEL SICILIA offers a comprehensive range of high quality services for the tourist sector in Sicily. For us, each customer is unique, everything we organize is tailor-made, every program is specially designed. We pride ourselves on our individuality, flexibility, reliability and unrivalled contacts. We are all “d.o.c.” Sicilians, with a deep instinctive knowledge of our history, traditions, culture, values and we are motivated by wanting to reveal our island, in all its variety, to our guests.
Beginning by looking at an individual traveler’s needs and interests, we are able to offer
a flexible approach and:
• The best possible advice and deliver tailor-made service from the moment of your booking until the end of your holiday.
• Privileged access to monuments and sites normally closed to the public which includes the opportunity to visit prestigious and historic private residences where you can have an aperitif or coffee, lunch or dinner and the opportunity to taste the specialties of the Sicilian haute cuisine.
• The highest standards: all properties, boats and tours that we recommend are carefully selected, regularly checked and described as objectively and in as much details as possible.
• Reliability: our clients are protected by a comprehensive contract and online payments detected by secure internet bank systems.
With active volcanoes, stunning beaches, a spectacular climate and dramatic gorges and mountains, Sicily is a fascinating and beautiful island. It is also the largest island in the Mediterranean and, thanks to its strategically vital position and fertile land, its history is one of an endless series of invaders and colonizers, each of which has left its trace in the architecture, in the food, in its traditions, and in the character of its people.
“ Sicily has a history and outlook derived not from its modern parent but from its erstwhile foreign rulers from the Greeks who first settled the east coast in the eighth century BC, through a dazzling array of Romans, Arabs, Normans, French and Spanish, to the Bourbons seen off by Garibaldi in 1860. Substantial relics of these ages remain temples, theatres and churches scattered about the whole island. But there are other, more immediate hints of Sicily’s unique past. A hybrid Sicilian language, for a start, is still widely spoken in the countryside; the food is noticeably different, spicier and with more emphasis on fish and vegetables; even the flora echoes the change of temperament– oranges, lemons, olives, prickly pear cacti and palms are ubiquitous. Add to this some tremendous beaches and a dozen or so fascinating offshore islands, and you have enough to keep you busy for a lifetime, let alone a holiday…