Properties for sale in Sicily
Sicily is the largest and most populous island in the Mediterranean and its geography enchants with its long white beaches, its deep turquoise shallows, its sweet orchards hills and its volcanoes. In addition to the main island, the archipelagos of the Aeolian Islands, the Egadi and the Pelagie Islands and the islands of Ustica and Pantelleria are also part of the regional territory.Although the sea is one of the most important Sicilian attractions, the island boasts a profound history marked by the multitude of peoples who inhabited it: Greeks, Phoenicians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, Spaniards and Austrians. Since 1700, the largest Mediterranean island became a must-see for the "Grand Tour". Great writers such as Maupassant, Edmondo De Amicis, Elliot, Alexandre Dumas, Goethe and Tocqueville to complete their formation visited Sicily, were fascinated by Etna and the Aeolian Islands, such as Syracuse, Segesta and Selinunte, or the Villa dei Mostri of Bagheria or the hill of the volcanoes of the Macalube of Aragon.