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Access Sicilian Food
Sicily's favourite street food
The Panella is one of most favoured finger foods in Sicilian cuisine. These popular Sicilian foods are flat fried flat cakes that are made from the finely-ground chickpeas flour and are crisp on the outside and soft in the centre. The panella is a speciality of Sicilian street food in Palermo and there are vedors on most street corners ready to dish out the Sicilian fast food to Sicilians and tourist eating on the go. It is also a popular Sicilian food in the provinces of Trapani , Agrigento and Caltanissetta . Panelle can be eaten alone or in a sandwich of Malfalde, a Sicilian soft round bread topped with sesame seeds. To indulge even more you can choose read more
Access Travel in Sicily
This weeks travel spot in Sicily is the seaside town of Seccagrande
Seccagrande is a delightful seaside village in Sicily, with only 468 inhabitants and it is part of Ribera town 7km away. Seccagrande is purely a holiday destination. It is a place where tourists flock to and Ribera locals reside at during the summer months. Stunning holiday villas with seaviews are available for rent. The small relaxing village if Seccagrande has many cafes and bars along the sea front next to a beautiful pebble beach with a manmade reef, where the sunsets are stunning. Seccagrande’s main event of the summer is the annual Pizza Festival called PizzaFest. The event that takes place from 13th to 15th September gives a chance for the people of Ribera to increase tourism to Seccangrande. This is done by presenting local products, arranging events and entertainment with an aim to enhance their read more
Access Sicily Sight to See of the Week
This weeks sight to see are the monumental gates of Sciacca
These three historical gateways in Sciacca enable access into the walled town and are very impressive to see. The majestic Palermo Gate in Sciacca is the most well known, housing a large baroque style eagle which sits on the top of the columns. Then there is the equally dramatic San Salvatore Gate in Sciacca that has access for the Piazza Carmine with its read more
Access Sicily Blogs
Our Sicily Wedding Blog. We have found finally our wedding venue!
The Access Sicily team has just recently got engaged and we can't wait to get married this summer in beautiful Sicilia. We thought it would be a great idea to document our wedding plans from looking for locations to dresses to give you insight into the trials and tribulations of getting married in Sicily. Keep an eye our for our weekly blog updates
My Sicilian Home Blog
Welcome to our new blog My Sicilian Home by Canadian Diane Cacciato. She has recently bought a holiday home in Cianciana and writes entertaining pieces about her experiences in the Sicilian town giving real insight into what it's like to be a foreigner in Sicily.
Expat Cianciana Blog
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Expat Cianciana is an entertaining blog is dedicated to those living in Cianciana, a charming town in the Agrigento region of Sicily, and the home of Access Sicily. Find out why Cianciana is fast becoming the place where foreigners are coming wordwide to live and and to have a holiday home.
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Access Sicily Pictures
We have put together some of our favourite images that we have taken of Sicily whilst travelling around our beautiful island. Take a look at our Access Sicily homage to get a flavour for the pearl of the Mediterranean. See our Gallery for more images.