Sicily is the biggest of the Italian islands, detached from the Mainland by the Passage of Messina and encircled by the Ionian, the Tyrrhenian and the Mediterranean Seas. It is one of the gems of Southern Italy and could be uncovered, understood and encountered via a chain of routes devoted to regions of interest extending from nature to the past and customs. Travel to Sicily and you?ll see that it?s an everlasting intersection of the Mediterranean, this stunning island keeps seducing tourists with its astounding variety of sceneries and traditional riches. Nature seems to have gifted all its marvels to this terrain: peaks, mountains and over all the ocean, with its magnificent shades, its transparent water and the charm of its ocean floor, in no way mediocre to those of other oceans. Here, the Mediterranean Sea, with its various tiny islands sprinkled about the shores of Sicily - The Aeolians, Egadi and Pelagie Islands, Pantelleria and Ustica ? provides distinctive and passionate backdrops, fragrances and tastes of pure nature. Last but not least, its brilliant volcanoes are emblems of the appealing charm and energy of this extremely attractive district. On your holidays in Sicily you?ll also learn that the appeal for this area nurtures with precious archaeological locations that tell the tale of the historic roots of Trinacria (old title for Sicily). The districts of the section are: Palermo (provincial metropolis), Agrigento, Catania, Caltanissetta, Enna, Messina, Ragusa, Siracusa and Trapani.