In the evening Volker was happy to be able to have his favourite chips/French fries at a street food stand that was close to our camper
Chiesa San Francisco: highly baroque
The beautiful watery vastness of the Saline di Trapani, coastal salt ponds interspersed with windmills
Enoteca "Natura a Tavola" where we enjoyed good wines (including of course a Marsala for dessert) and a very nice service with "Signore Capitano"
"Il giovinetto di Mozia": a 5th-century-BC marble statue of a young man that was found on Mozia or San Pantaleo island.
The San Pantaleo island or Mozia is on big archaelogical site with remains from the Phoenicians, Elymians, Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, and from Medieval times.
Enjoying drinks (with free snacks) at Mamma Caura in San Leonardo on mainland
Towers of Balio and the Torretta Pepoli
Erice sits on Mt Eryx (750m) and is one of Italy's most spectacular hill towns and has a seductive history as a centre or the cult of Venus
View upon Mt Cófano and the Nature Reserve Zingaro
The 5th-century BC ruins of the Elymian Temple and the theatre
View from the theater upon the motorway we took after the visit to Camping La Playa in Isola delle Femmine/ Capaci
"Alpenglühen" on Pizzo Montano
The Cattedrale di Palermo remains a prie example of Sicily's unique Arab-Norman architectural style.
Teatro Massimo Europe's third largest opera house and one of Italy's most prestigious. And, by the way, here was shot the last scene of Godfather III
Palazzo dei Normanni & Cappella Palatina: very impressive elaborate Byzantine mosaics from the 12th century all over the church!
Fontana Pretoria (1573)
One of the panels in Hall of Hercules
Green Car Parking in Palermo
"Marina" and walk behind the walls
Duomo di Cefalù
Delicious wild strawberries
Summit of Pizzo Carbonara
Monte Ferro (1909m)
There is an "astronomical way" where Isnello appears to be an asteroid which was discovered at Observatory La Silla in Chile
Isnello from the Church La Anunzziatta
Volker hike up the Monte Grotta Grande (1064 m)
Excellent lunch at Mangalarruni in Castelbuno. Actually we drove to Castelbuono only for that restaurant although it is a nice hill town to visit on its own
Parking in Brolo
Lungomare in Brolo and aperitif at Bar Il Gattopardo
Parking in Terme Vigliatore
with views to the Aeolian
Islands: Isola Vulcano, I.Lipari Stromboli, I. Saline, I. Filicudi
Arrivederci Sicilia !
Leaving Sicily at Messina