Sicilian Baroque Catania and the other cities of “Val di Noto”

Catania is a distinguished example of the Sicilian baroque and XVI century post-earthquake reconstruction. The old city still retains the urban layout designed by the Vaccarini architect, with her wide straight boulevards – lanes linking the main Etnea street; with open squares and gardens. Among these scenic streets is the Duomo the true center of…

Breakfast with a view!

Do you want to enjoy  the beauty of Italy sipping your cappuccino and having breakfast! You can do it  comfortably sitting on the terrace of one our hotels.  Trivago just published a list of   these  spectacular views of the most beautiful monuments   from Venice to Agrigento hotels but at Tourcrafters we always knew it and…

Buy your dream house in Sicily for 1 euro!

Every year in Italy there is a competition between towns and villages to decide which one is the Borgo Più Bello d’Italia (the Most Beautiful Village in Italy).  This year 134,000 people voted the town of Gangi, located about 80 km southeast of Palermo. in the Madonie Mountains, as the winner. Artistic qualities, culture, local handicraft, traditions and…