7A Tapestry of History and Culture

Sicily’s history is a blend of ancient civilizations that have left an indelible mark on the island.

From Greek temples at Agrigento’s Valley of the Temples to the Roman amphitheater in Taormina, and the intricate mosaics of Villa Romana del Casale in Piazza Armerina, Sicily is an open-air museum preserving millennia of history. The island’s culture is a vibrant mix of influences from the Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Normans, and Spanish, reflected in its art, architecture, and gastronomy.