San Vito Lo Capo, Sicily, Italy (Part 2 of 4)

Jude loves lighthouses.  So we just had to visit San Vito Lo Capo, which sits at the very north west tip of Sicily.

To get there, we attempted to drive the direct route over the mountains, which, even this close to the sea, rise to over 1,100 metres (3,600 ft).  But, silly Mike had read the map wrong before setting off and we ended up on an extremely bumpy quarry road and had to turn back.

Going the longer route did, however, allow us to take in some of the beautiful Sicilian countryside.  In between the mountains, the rolling fields were well manicured and a lot greener than we expected.



2 thoughts on “San Vito Lo Capo, Sicily, Italy (Part 2 of 4)

  1. Wow, what a beautiful land you visit, Mike. I liked hearing about the wrong road, it’s a great reminder of the true nature of travel. And I’m glad you and your wife eventually found the lighthouse. Lovely post. Ciao!

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    • Thanks Jet. I’m glad you liked the story about the wrong road, as I nearly took that part out of the post. The 1:200,000 map of the whole of Sicily (which, I was reminded today, is the largest island in the Med) wasn’t detailed enough, so I looked on Google before we set off. And I got the wrong road. Ooops! Mind you, at the far end, a sign suggested there had been a rock fall, so maybe it was a good mistake!

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