Nestled on a little island, off the southeastern tip of Sicily stands a gleaming white cathedral. As the hot Mediterranean sun hits its towering Corinthian columns and saintly statues, the Baroque façade lights up. It’s an architectural gem and beautiful sight for the faithful and visitors alike. But there’s more to this church than meets the eye s...

L’antica Siracusa ricostruita con uno spettacolare video in 3D. Un’accurata ricostruzione che ci permette di fare un salto nel tempo e di ammirare quella che per Cicerone fu “la più grande bella di tutte le città greche”. Fondata nel 734 a.C. da coloni di Corinto, Siracusa raggiunse il suo massimo splendore nel periodo greco. L’importanza della cit...

Il senatore italoamericano Paul Formica, dello Stato del Connecticut, è tornato in visita nella sua città d’origine, Canicattini Bagni, in provincia di Siracusa. Formica vive ad Hartford, città degli Stati Uniti in cui la comunità canicattinese è numerosa. Attraverso la “Canicattinese Men’s Society”, i contatti con l’amministrazione e il consiglio...

In August 1948, the city of Syracuse celebrated its centennial. The celebration was going to be the largest civic event in the city's history. Syracuse streets and buildings were decorated, a four-hour parade was planned along with a mammoth Centorama held at Archbold Stadium, with a cast of 3,000 people, which would illustrate Syracuse history. An...

Il 9 aprile a Siracusa si terranno le prime selezioni siciliane di College Life Italia, società che aiuta giovani atleti italiani a studiare negli Usa tramite borse di studio nello sport. Appuntamento allo stadio De Simone dalle 14, ma solo per chi si registra. “Una grande opportunità per conseguire la Laurea, continuando la carriera sportiva – dic...

Born from the love and botanical passion of the last owners, the princes Scipione and Maria Carla Borghese, the Biviere Garden occupies a vast area  between the plain of Catania and the northern slopes of the Iblei Mountains, west of the Ionian Sea. A wonderful example of a Mediterranean-Esotic garden, it extends for about 3 hectares, on three diff...

Dal 2 al 6 febbraio scorsi, ENIT Usa – con Sicilia Convention Bureau, Convention Bureau ItaliaeComune di Catania- ha portato un gruppo di buyer del turismo congressuale USA in Sicilia per il Famtrip“DiscoveringSicily& The Feast of St.Agatha” tra Catania, Siracusa, Taormina e l'Etna. Oltre al tour alla scoperta dell'Etna, la delegazione americana ha...

Hate to break it to you, but you aren't the only one who's noticed that flights to Italy are almost cheaper than flights across the US right now. Don't not go -- go! -- but understand that top dogs like Rome, Venice, and Florence will be even more zoo-like than in years past. Bucket list cities the lot of them, but Italy's unforgettable food, favor...

Syracuse was defined by Cicero as “the most beautiful city in Magna Graecia.” He was right of course. Still today the echoes of its ancient grandeur reverberate from the streets, churches and monuments, corroborating its religious and cultural importance: Syracuse is a destination no traveler should pass up and, with Sicily's Mediterranean climate...

  WTI Magazine #67    2015 September, 4Author : Italian Botanical Heritage      Translation by:   In Sicily, 8 km west of Syracuse, surrounded by orange trees and vineyards, is the Nature Reserve of Ciane river and Saline of Syracuse. The name Ciane has Greek origins and draws the blue-green color of its waters...