Agrigento is one of the most beautiful cities in Sicily, that rises on a plain sheer above the sea, on Sicily’s southwest shore.
The Valley of the Temples -ruins of the ancient city of Akragas – a vast archaeological site with well-preserved Greek temples, is situated near the sea hilltop and, inside it,the ideal place to smell and breathe in the fragrance of the Mediterranean scrub – the Garden of the Kolymbetra. .
West lies Scala dei Turchi, a stepped white cliff overlooking sandy beaches
Located at the base of Mount Etna, Catania is the second largest city in Sicily.
It is fille with astonishing churches, Roman and Greek ruins and architecture, La Pescheria in Piazza Del Duomo is a must-see where you can really get a feel for Sicilian life.
La Pescheria is one of the biggest fish markets in Italy – It’s lively, colorful, smelly, and gritty with an exuberant and bustling atmosphere.
The entrance to the market (known as a pescheria in Italian) is just behind the Baroque Amenano Fountain, also pictured, inthe south-west corner of the piazza di the duomo di Catania, the Cattedrale di Sant’Agata -with its amazing blueish-grey baroque architecture and the iconic Fontana dell’Elefante in the center of the piazza.
"Quando me dás do teu tempo
dás-me um pouco de mim:
o meu detém-se.
Não és tu
a que vem dar-me a conhecer
o seu multicolor novelo de tempo
enrolado lá no fundo da alma,
que se vai desenrolando
ante os meus olhos, (...) "
(excerpts from Alberto Pimenta poem: Antelogium)