The Ghost Island of Sicily: Isola Ferdinandea

If the ghost island of Sicily, Isola Ferdinandea exists, perhaps Atlantis too?

Sicily is a region with lush islands at the foot of Italy. A couple of hundred years ago, almost forgotten by many, a volcanic island appeared in Sicily between Tunisia and the mainland. It is the ghost island of Isola Ferdinandea. The island erupted, submerged and had never been seen again.

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Palermo Tourist Map | Palaces and museums

Looking for a complete Palermo Tourist Map? Our travel blog about Palermo and other cities in Sicily can help you get started. Coined as the ‘all port’, Palermo greets its visitors for more than two millennia. For many, across Europe, it is the hope of a bright sunny life. Travellers since the ancient years desired its mild weather.

Palermo is the capital of Sicily and a key city linking Europe to African and Middle Eastern countries. The Phoenicians founded the city in 734 B.C. Since then, it became an ethnic melting pot of various cultures and traditions. The city of Palermo served as the gateway for new settlements and invasions because of its strategic location in the Meditteranean sea.

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