The architectural excellence, art work and nearness to the coast are some of the reasons that attract tourists to Sicily. Tourists can check out the many sightseeing options like churches, museums, monuments,...
The architectural excellence, art work and nearness to the coast are some of the reasons that attract tourists to Sicily. Tourists can check out the many sightseeing options like churches, museums, monuments, palaces, beaches and caves.
UNESCO has declared some of the sights of Sicily as World Heritage Sights. Villa Romana del Casale of Piazza Armerina, Valle dei Templi of Agrigento and Aeolian Islands are some of the heritage sights. Other sites like Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily), Syracuse and Necropolis of Pantalica have also been declared as heritage sights.
Palermo, Catania, Syracuse, Messina and Enna are some of the major cities where one can go sightseeing. Cappella Palatina, Cattedrale di San Bartolomeo, Basilica di San Giovanni and Palermo Cathedral help one in exploring the history of Sicily.
At places like Catacombe dei Cappuccini, one can see around 8,000 preserved mummies. One can witness some of the rare and restored masterpieces at museums like Museo Archeologico Regionale and Museo Archeologico Eoliano.
Tourists can view the scenic and natural beauty of Sicily by paying a visit to Orto Botanico and natural fountains like Fontana Aretusa. One can see almost 658 species of flora here.
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