Fish, Fishermen and the Fish markets in Sicily

 

fisherman in Trapani, Sicily

A fisherman in Trapani, Sicily prepares his net.

 

 

    

 

A fisherman in Cefalù

A fisherman in Cefalù.

 

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swordfish in Monreale

Swordfish for sale in Monreale.

 

Spectacular tuna fishing (1932)

Source: British Pathé

 

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Fisherman in Cefalù preparing his gear.

 

 

 

Sicily

Buying fish on the fish market in Trapani.

 

 

Swordfish, market, Catania

Swordfish for sale on the market in Catania.

 

 

Fish, Sicily

Beautiful fish in strong colours.

 

Fishing in Sicily

The fisherman's net.

 

Swordfish, Trapani

Swordfish for sale in Trapani.

 

 

Recommended reading on Sicily

            

 

 

 

 

Sicilian Sites on UNESCO's World Heritage List

  • Agrigento: Archaeological Area of Agrigento (UNESCO)
  • Aeolian Islands: Isole Eolie. The group consists of seven islands (Lipari, Vulcano, Salina, Stromboli, Filicudi, Alicudi and Panarea) and five small islets (Basiluzzo, Dattilo, Lisca Nera, Bottaro and Lisca Bianca) in the vicinity of Panarea. (UNESCO)
  • Caltagirone (UNESCO)
  • Catania (UNESCO)
  • Cefalù Cathedral
  • Militello Val di Catania (UNESCO)
  • Modica (UNESCO)
  • Monreale Cathedral
  • Mount Etna (UNESCO)
  • Noto (UNESCO)
  • Palermo: Palazzo dei Normanni (The Norman Palace)
  • Palermo: Cappella Palatina (The Palatine Chapel in the Norman Palace)
  • Palermo: Church of San Giovanni degli Eremiti
  • Palermo: Church of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio (also known as the Martorana)
  • Palermo: Church of San Cataldo
  • Palermo: Cathedral of Palermo
  • Palermo: The Zisa Palace (La Zisa)
  • Palermo: The Cuba Palace (La Cuba)
  • Palazzolo Acreide (UNESCO)
  • Ragusa (UNESCO)
  • Scicli (UNESCO)
  • Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica (UNESCO)