Just below the ancient city of Taormina, which is below the ancient town of Castelmola there’s a lovely bay that offers great holding and during the summer season, you’ll find first class mooring buoys. The water is crystal clear, the amazing views include the volcano, Mount Etna, a cliff top Norman castle, a spectacular coast
Over the past several days I’ve been crafting this article and it has taken quite a bit of time to pull out photos, write descriptions and relate personal stories. At first, I thought that my top 12 day-trips to take when visiting Sicily in the winter, would be quick and easy but it’s turned into
This article may be of interest to anyone planning a visit to Sicily – either by land, by sea or by both. A bit of background on how we ended up in Sicily for a month Setting off from Gibraltar at the end of March on our around the world sailing adventure, we next touched
Slipping our lines in Syracuse, Sicily was very easy We were moored on an outside pontoon so we simply had to remove and drop our lazy lines (ropes tied to anchors in front of the boat), pull in our stern lines and motor forward. For the first time, Loryn, my cousin, took the boat out.