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Colors of Sicily: yellow

Colors of Sicily: yellow

Throughout the year you can enjoy beautiful colors in Sicily, from azure bays, to green hills, covered with vineyards and from yellow wheat fields to red volcanic rocks. In our previous blog post about colors of Sicily, we looked at the color blue. Today, yellow is the theme color:

In the spring, many flowers bloom in Sicily. The yellow flowers in the orchard on the photo below are actually weeds, but several weeks per year they create a gorgeous yellow landscape:

Sicily in the springtim

Sicily in the springtime

Sicily is dotted with lemon trees, so lemons are not expensive on the island and if you live or stay in the countryside, chances are, the farmer lets you pick them for free. Delicious in tea, on grilled fish or to make your own limoncello

Sicilian lemons

Sicilian lemons

Lemons at the market of Palermo

Lemons at the market of Palermo

As soon as it stops raining in Sicily, the grass is getting drier and the color of the Sicilian landscape turns into a beautiful yellow.

A typical, hilly Sicilian landscape

A typical, hilly Sicilian landscape

In this period, the evening sun creates a beautiful golden glow:

The Temple of Segesta in the evening sun

The Temple of Segesta in the evening sun

The town of Caltabellotta

The town of Caltabellotta

The evening light hits the facade of the Cathedral of Mazara del Vallo:

The facade of the Cathedral of Mazara del Vallo in the evening sun

The facade of the Cathedral of Mazara del Vallo in the evening sun

The numerous monuments on the island become silhouettes in the setting sun:

Sunset near the castle of Favignana

Sunset near the castle of Favignana

The cupola of the Cathedral of Palermo

The cupola of the Cathedral of Palermo

A sunset is the perfect moment to make beautiful pictures, like the ones below at the north coast of Sicily and at the east coast near Mount Etna.

A sunset near Palermo

A sunset near Palermo

Giardini Naxos and Mount Etna, seen from Taormina

Giardini Naxos and Mount Etna, seen from Taormina

In the evening all monuments are beautifully lit, like the Teatro Massimo in Palermo and the baroque church of Modica. Click here for more photos of Sicily by night.

The Teatro Massimo by night

The Teatro Massimo by night

The cathedral of Modica

The cathedral of Modica

In the fall you can enjoy the beautiful fall colors in the various woods on the island, such as in the woods of Mount Etna:

An autumn wood on Mount Etna

An autumn wood on Mount Etna

Fall colors in the woods on Mount Etna

Fall colors in the woods on Mount Etna

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