Sicilia Outlet Village: a paradise for shopaholics and lovers of enogastronomy
For fashion purchases in Italy, it is now optional to call in Milan; items from the latest fashion collections can also be found in Sicily. In the heart of the island, in the province of Enna, the Sicilian Village shopping and entertainment outlet has been operating for the third season. Trade enterprises, entertainment venues, a restaurant yard, a playground for children, beauty salons, and a large parking lot are brought together in a single complex.
The outlet has more than 120 boutiques. Recently opened new stores of trendy Italian brands Hogan and Pollini. Fashion giants such as Gucci, Versace and Dolce Gabbana have large boutiques in the Sicilian outlet with a large selection of men’s, women’s clothing and accessories. In summer, the prices will especially please you: now there is a sale season, and an additional discount is made on the outlet price.
If you are traveling in Sicily as a family, the Sicilia Village shopping outlet must be on your itinerary. In addition to a large selection of children’s things and toys, a play area works here, and while mothers and fathers calmly choose goods for themselves, the children are busy in competitions and entertaining games with a team of animators.
After productive appetizing shopping, the whole family reunites at a large table in one of the food court restaurants and tastes unforgettable Sicilian cuisine rich in seafood and famous for its exceptional sweet desserts. All dishes are complemented by a rich selection of local wines.
Italy is an agricultural country. Many Sicilian cafes and restaurants use only local agricultural products in cooking, so you will have the opportunity to join in the now fashionable culinary direction “zero kilometer” (cucina a chilometro zero), when the table contains the freshest products produced in the nearby territory.
Getting to the shopping complex is easy from anywhere in the island, the journey will take no more than an hour along the main Sicilian highway A19 from Palermo, Syracuse or Catania.
For vacationers throughout the holiday season organized free bus flights departing from all major cities and towns of Sicily. The schedule is on the Russian version of the outlet site.
Coming to the central part of Sicily is not only for shopping.
On the territory of the shopping outlet, concerts of Italian music, evening fashion shows, and art exhibitions of contemporary art are held all summer. Now you can see the unique works of Sicilian artists, made from old … jeans! The result was really interesting paintings and sculptures rich in color schemes. A real must seen!
The central city of the region – Enna – is known as the city of ancient mosaics.
The Duomo Cathedral of Enna (Il Duomo di Enna) is a unique monument of medieval architecture of the 14th century, rebuilt over the centuries, the interior of the cathedral is now a representative example of the famous Sicilian Baroque style.
Villa Romana del Casale was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1997.
The magnificent landscapes of the plains and hills of central Sicily will not leave anyone indifferent: from the highest active volcano Etna in Europe to the ancient city of the ancient Greek gods Selinute.
In the province of Enna there are 8 lakes, 7 of which are artificially created for irrigation, and one – Pergusa – the only natural lake in Sicily, around which the eponymous circuit is located. It hosts the Gran Premio Mediterraneo.
Agira (Agira), one of the cities of the province of Enna, rises above the plains of Salso and Simeto. Legend has it that the city was founded before the start of the Trojan War, it is mentioned by Cicero and Tolomeo. The patron saint of the city is St. Philip of Agira. Mention of Agir you met in the myths of ancient Greece, in the stories of the heroes of Hercules and Iolaus.