Photos of People in Sicily

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The Contrasts in Sicily: the People

 

Sicily

Children waiting in the Modica Cathedral.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

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Sicily

The wedding photographer on Corso Umberto I, Taormina.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Benito, Cefalù

Benito, a fisherman in Cefalù.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

fisherman in Trapani, Sicily

A fisherman in Trapani, Sicily prepares his net.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

Life in Sicily can be hard, as the smile on the face of this man in front of the cathedral in Catania shows.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

Sicilan wedding

Who stepped on my bridal veil? Sicilan wedding in Syracuse.
Photo: Torild Egge

 

Young couple in Cefalù

A couple in Cefalù.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Selfie on the roof of the Monreale Cathedral

The view from the roof of the Monreale Cathedral is spectacular and the perfect location for a selfie.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

A boy playing melodies from The Godfather near the church Santa Lucia alla Badia (La chiesa di Santa Lucia alla Badia) on the south side of Piazza Duomo.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

A Serbian beggar in Palermo

Serbian ex-soldier now making a living as a beggar in Palermo. The photo was taken at the cemetary in Cefalù.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Fisherman in Cefalù preparing his gear.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

wedding in Noto, Sicily

A boy in Noto carrying the wedding rings.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

syngende mann i Cefalù

A singing man in Cefalù.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

 

A fruit vendor in Via Luigi Pirandello, Taormina.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

Beggar in Catania

Beggar in front of the cathedral in Catania.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Sicily

Fisherman in Cefalù.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Selfie, Cefalù, Sicily

Selfie in Cefalù.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

marionette in Catania, Sicilia

Thoughtful Sicilian marionette in Catania.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of 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)