Italy Web Guide & Travel - Holiday Accommodation, Hotel Rooms, Self Catering Apartments and Villas for rent or sale in South Italy, Food Wine and Italy Travel, Tailor made & Relax Holidays
BOOK HOTEL ROOMS & ACCOMMODATIONS HERE NOW! Hotel Rooms & Accommodations with Fast Secure Reservations engine Provided by our Partner Booking.com @no extra costs! South Italy and most of its little villages, is an area so little known to the European tourism yet in a delightful land wealthy of natural beauties, such as the Arch of Arcomagno, a natural arch of rock, entrance to an attractive coved beach,  with calm turquoise sea; the Faraglioni of Capri, beautiful sea rocks in the sea of Capri, one of many in the Amalfi Coast; or the Etna Volcano, still active and one of Sicily's biggest tourist attractions. History and architecture are also very important factors of southern Italy's culture and tourist attractions, like the temple ruins of Agrigento - Sicily; Capri offering one of Italy's most beautiful piazzas (town square) in the middle of town, Piazzetta, completely closed up, giving the impression of a courtyard, surrounded by many shops and cafes and the Torre dell'Orologio (Tower of Clock); or the over 40 mt. high statue of the Christ in Maratea situated on a hill over 300 mt. high offering a most breath-taking site over the port of Maratea. Another great piece of southern Italy history, from Calabria to be exact, is the Bronzi di Riace: two magnificent bronze, human-size, male statues, found in the gulf of Riace, now showing in the museum of Reggio Calabria, representing the Greek conception of heroism and beauty for their classical composure and dynamic vitality.
Great tourist attractions for both rural and coastal holidays are also the town of Rivello, based on the graceful Basilicata mountains with its typical hystorical houses that can be found in all old parts of most of southern Italy's towns, and the Trulli, typical Apulia houses with cone shaped roofs. Not to mention the delicious cuisine and friendly people, all part of a world waiting to be explored and taken advantage of.
BOOK HOTEL ROOMS & ACCOMMODATIONS HERE NOW! Hotel Rooms & Accommodations with Fast Secure Reservations engine Provided by our Partner Booking.com @no extra costs! South Italy and most of its little villages, is an area so little known to the European tourism yet in a delightful land wealthy of natural beauties, such as the Arch of Arcomagno, a natural arch of rock, entrance to an attractive coved beach,  with calm turquoise sea; the Faraglioni of Capri, beautiful sea rocks in the sea of Capri, one of many in the Amalfi Coast; or the Etna Volcano, still active and one of Sicily's biggest tourist attractions. History and architecture are also very important factors of southern Italy's culture and tourist attractions, like the temple ruins of Agrigento - Sicily; Capri offering one of Italy's most beautiful piazzas (town square) in the middle of town, Piazzetta, completely closed up, giving the impression of a courtyard, surrounded by many shops and cafes and the Torre dell'Orologio (Tower of Clock); or the over 40 mt. high statue of the Christ in Maratea situated on a hill over 300 mt. high offering a most breath-taking site over the port of Maratea. Another great piece of southern Italy history, from Calabria to be exact, is the Bronzi di Riace: two magnificent bronze, human-size, male statues, found in the gulf of Riace, now showing in the museum of Reggio Calabria, representing the Greek conception of heroism and beauty for their classical composure and dynamic vitality.
Great tourist attractions for both rural and coastal holidays are also the town of Rivello, based on the graceful Basilicata mountains with its typical hystorical houses that can be found in all old parts of most of southern Italy's towns, and the Trulli, typical Apulia houses with cone shaped roofs. Not to mention the delicious cuisine and friendly people, all part of a world waiting to be explored and taken advantage of.













Marsala - Travel and Holiday to south Italy, accommodation by the sea or rural

MARSALA - SICILY - SOUTH ITALY

A very Mediterranean welcome awaits the visitors that come here to spend a pleasant holiday. Marsala is a city of Sicily to live throughout the year. A full calendar of events, starting from Easter (Processione vivente del Giovedý Santo) and up to May (Celebrazioni Garibaldine) from June to September (Estate Marsalese) with film, theater, concerts, folk music and jazz. Again, the Feast of San Giovanni (June 24, sacred music and traditional games) and Calici di Stelle (Aug. 10, performances and wine tasting on the night of San Lorenzo). For leisure, many entertainment, with opportunities for water sports - sailing, kite, canoeing, windsurfing - along the coasts and beaches many times "European Blue Flag." Clubs and pubs and wine bars cheer final evenings and after-show.

It rises on the ruins of the ancient Punic city Lilibeo (Lilibeum in Latin), from which the name Lilibetani comes (besides that of Marsalesi) for its inhabitants. In its 250 square km of extension has a rich cultural heritage and landscape, its territory includes, for example, the natural reserve islands of the Stagnone di Marsala, including the island of Mozia ancient Phoenician city, open archaeological excavation.
At the western tip of Sicily, the city lies on Cape Boeo, overlooking the Egadi and islands of the Stagnone. The Archipelago of Stagnone is one of the most fascinating areas of the city, being a natural reserve and has a rich historical heritage. Mothia (one of the islands) was a Phoenician settlement that gave rise to the current city. When infact the Syracusans managed to conquer Mothia, after countless sieges they destroyed it. Survivors founded Lilybaeum, along with the new Roman owners, where now stands Marsala.

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Marsala Wine

Marsala is a fortified wine of Denomination of Controlled Origin (DOC) produced in Sicily in the town of Marsala and the entire province of Trapani, excluding the municipalities of Pantelleria, Favignana and Alcamo. Marsala wine is produced by white grape varieties Grillo, Inzolia, Cataratto and other authorized by the regulations. During fermentation, racking out which promote the oxidation of wine at the end of fermentation, the addition of ethyl alcohol in wine or wine spirits in order to raise the alcohol content. If no other components are added, if the wine has been made using only white grapes, and if subjected to an aging at least 5 years Marsala is called "vergine". If you are adding the so-called tanning blends characteristics of each manufacturer, mainly consisting of cooked grape must, concentrated grape must or mistelle (must to which fermentation was blocked by the addition of alcohol) to increase the aromatic components and the sweetness of the final product, Marsala is defined "conciato".