Sicily is the Mediterranean’s largest island and without a doubt one of its most captivating. Situated slap bang in the middle of the sea, it has always been an island of great strategic importance. Many of the Med’s great empires have occupied Sicily at one time – Ancient Greeks, Romans, Byzantine, Bourbon, Arab, Norman, Spanish Aragon and more.

Highlights include some of the best-preserved Ancient Greek temples you’ll ever find at Agrigento, the unique Arab-Norman architecture of Western Sicily, and the 8 late Baroque towns of the Val di Noto that call for an epic road trip.