X edition International Festival of Kites – 23-27 May 2018

Emotions looking towards the sky from 23 to 27 May 2018 in the splendid beach of San Vito lo Capo (TP) sun, wind, sea and performances of kites. An event dedicated to this ancient sporting and recreational object present in different forms: kites built with…

Cous Cous Fest XXII edition: 20-29 September 2019

Ten days of cooking challenges, meetings and concerts for a party that throws a message of peace and integration between peoples. http://www.couscousfest.it/ A feast of flavours and civilizations that welcomes and enhances differences and celebrates cous cous cous as a dish of peace, an element…

Booking Awards: Cobalto


Booking Awards 2017: Turchese

Thanks to all our guests for this incredible and unexpected award!

Sicilian cooking: Arancine (meat rice balls)

The Meat Rice Balls (so called arancine) in Palermo , and generally in western Sicily, are round in shape , while in eastern Sicily they have a stretched shape and they are called arancini; anyway regardless of the shape, the name or the many variations…

Mount Cofano Nature Reserve

Mount Cofano Nature Reserve - Custonaci Mount Cofano (659 meters high) is situated between the Gulf of Bonagia and Gulf of Cofano. Mount Cofano Oriented Nature Reserve belong to the territory of Custonaci and covers an area of 537 hectares. It is a very important…

Top 10 things to do: Trapani

Trapani is a small and up coming town at east Sicily. You will find here plenty of nice things to do and Trapani has a beautiful ancient city center in baroque style. Most interesting to do in Trapani is to visit:   The baroque center…

Palermo, a site you cannot miss – The Cathedral

It was built in the middle of the twelfth century, frequently restored until 18th -century interventions. This mighty building stands on a garden surrounded by baroque style walls; two towers with double lancet window and impressive 16th-century portal with Gothic figures dominate it. The Norman…

Fresh pasta alla trapanese

Busiate and Gnocculi It was back in the Middle Ages, when Sicily began to produce its own pasta. Fresh or dry, pasta has always played a dominant role on Sicilian dinner tables and, just as is typical for every single region of Italy, Sicily has…