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Sicily

Sicily is one of the most known Italian regions by foreigners who intend to buy a property in Italy for relocation or for investment.

Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean, it is also made up of the archipelagos of the Aeolian, Egadi, and Pelagie Islands, and finally of the islands of Ustica and Pantelleria.

It is the territorially largest region of Italy, there are in fact 391 Municipalities and the most important cities are Palermo, Catania, and Messina.

The Kingdom of Sicily lasted almost 700 years, until 1816, and was incorporated into the Kingdom of Italy only in 1860 thanks to the expedition of Garibaldi.

Sicily is 75% a hilly and flat region, the largest plain is the Piana di Catania. There are also volcanoes. The best known are Etna and Stromboli.

There are about 200,000 foreigners who have moved their residence to Sicily.

Tourism

Sicily has made important investments, especially in hotel and alternative tourism solution as Airbnb. Thanks to its natural and historical heritage, the region is in fact a destination of interest for tourists from all over the world with peaks in attendance of about 14 million visitors.

The Sicilian territory has a lot to offer if we think of naturalistic beauties, art, history. The quality of life is high, the food is genuine and the wine is of great quality and varied. Buying a house in Sicily is increasingly becoming the desire of many foreigners, who come from the United States of America, Belgium, France, Germany, and England. But also from Sweden, Argentina, and Australia. Those who buy also want to invest, among the most sought-after areas certainly the Val di Noto, between Ragusa and Syracuse, and then continue towards Taormina, Etna, Cefalù, and Catania.

The foreigner chooses Sicily for its naturalistic beauties, its culture, its small villages, also thanks to the mild climate from April to November.

The low prices of properties compared to the average prices of Northern Europe and the United States also attract investors. The places currently most sought after are Mondello and Palermo, Castellammare del Golfo, and Scopello.