Fish, Fishermen and the Fish markets in Sicily

fisherman in Trapani, Sicily

A fisherman in Trapani, Sicily prepares his net.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

    

 

A fisherman in Cefalù.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

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swordfish in Monreale

Swordfish for sale in Monreale.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

Spectacular tuna fishing (1932)

Source: British Pathé

 

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Fisherman in Cefalù preparing his gear.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

 

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Buying fish on the fish market in Trapani.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Swordfish, market, Catania

Swordfish for sale on the market in Catania.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

 

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)