Balconies in Sicily


balcony in Noto

Detail of a balcony on Palazzo Nicolaci in Noto.




Balcony Blues, Agrigento.



balcony in Sicily

How about a Martini Rosso on the balcony, dear?



Detail of a corbel below a balcony in Modica showing a lion monster.



Balcony on Palazzo la Rocca in Ragusa

Decorative corbel below a balcony on Palazzo la Rocca in Ragusa: Man with glasses and facial nerve paralysis.



Ragusa Ibla: Grotesque head under the balcony of Palazzo Cosentini

Grotesque head under the balcony of Palazzo Cosentini (18th century) in Ragusa.


Corbel in Modica

Corbel of a head shaped like an ape or a monster. In Noto.


Old women in Ragusa Ibla

Moving scene in Ragusa Ibla: One old woman giving food to another by pushing the food on a plank.



balcony, Palermo

Balcony in Palermo. Garibaldi was here 27 May 1860.


Life in Sicily: the balcony

A balcony near Taormina.



balcony in Noto, Sicily

Detail of a balcony on Palazzo Nicolaci in Noto, one of the many elaborate balcony corbels in Noto.



Detail of a balcony on Palazzo Nicolaci in Noto.



Baroque balcony in Noto

Baroque balcony on Palazzo Nicolaci in via Nicolaci, Noto.




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Family life under the balcony. Swallows in the seaside-resort Giardini Naxos, near Taormina.


Balcony, Palermo

Balcony blues in Palermo.



Ready for renovation.
Photo: Torild Egge



Bicycle on the balcony in Sicily

Bicycle on the balcony.
Photo: Torild Egge



Balcony in Bagheria

Balcony in Bagheria.




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)