Sicily is the largest island with an area of 25,709 km2, which is called “Sun Island”, mainly due to subtropical climate with hot summers and mild winters. Island Seas 3 surround the Mediterranean, Tyrrhenian and Ionian. Sicily was first populated island in the Mediterranean Sea. From the mainland island is separated by only the Strait of Messina, which is at the narrowest point only 3 km from Africa is only 140 km long canal Tunis. Thanks to its strategic location at the crossroads of maritime routes has often been to the Conqueror, which has affected much of its culture, gastronomy and traditions. The symbol is the active volcano Mount Etna, vibrant Palermo, Syracuse and adjacent islands – Lipari.

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