Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Sicily, the Mediterranean Island of Rich Culture


Sicily dalah an autonomous region of Italy and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of ​​25 703 square kilometers. Sicily has the highest mountain in Europe, Mount Etna, with a height of 3320 meters. The mountain is the most active volcano in Europe and the world.

Sicily famous throughout two millennia as a grain producing areas. Olives and grapes are the result of agricultural Sicily. Sicily also has a rich and unique culture, set forth in art, music, literature, cuisine, architecture, and language. Sicily has several important archaeological sites, such as the Necropolis of Pantalica, the Valley of the Temples, and Selinunte.

Typical Mediterranean climate is warm and rich culture and archeology that make Sicily one of the favorite tourist destinations in the summer. The World's Best Awards award travel magazine Travel + Leisure, the Sicilian was ranked ninth with a score of 87.87.

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