About us

A life for Sicily

About us






















Hello world, we are Sicilians, born and raised in the sun of this island, and who deeply love their land.

We are women, men and a dog: Pedro, a nice Sicilian bull!

MammaSicily is the name given to a project witch aim is to enhance Sicily from a tourist and cultural point of view and with the collaboration of some of the most distinguished Sicilian scholars and organizations.









All the information you will find on our website is the fruit of 30 years research of passion and studies of our land.

Researchers, explorers, writers, mayors... have made this great book of Sicily!

Also, Mamma Sicily collaborates with several local tourist offices (Pro Loco) with which we assist you with all your holiday requirements and answer to any questions you may have.







MammaSicily: our mission

MammaSicily is an exclusive club of Sicilians that for over 30 years " ... has the aim of enhancing/highlighting, through appropriate initiatives the artistic heritage, the cultural resources, the resources of traditions, the culinary arts ... of the region of Sicily"

We have devoted our life on studying and promoting our beloved island, collaborating with television networks, newspapers, magazines and radio's worldwide: 24-7-365.

We ensure, as per by-laws, to welcome all travelers, and make sure they enjoy and have a safe and exclusive vacation.

We finance studies and explorations of the Sicilian territory.

We improve our website - the richest source for information for all who want to visit Sicily.



MammaSicily: our services

Accommodation for rent: we manage some of the most prestigious holiday homes in Sicily

Experiences: Etna tour, cooking school, housewives who will cook for you a genuine typical meal, and much more. Enjoy our tours!

Museums, archeology, nature ....: on this page you will find all you need to know about Sicily. Hundreds of pages in which we have listed all the areas of interest in Sicily. This has been possible, thanks to the collaboration of all the members of Il Smashing Sicily Association: archeologists, scholars, writers, guides ... Enjoy!



Sicilia: the most beautiful region in the world

Unesco has awarded Sicily with 6 world heritage sites:

Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily)

Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands)

Mount Etna

Archaeological Area of Agrigento (Valley of the Temples)

Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica

Villa Romana del Casale, Piazza Amerina

This is a record for a region.

Sicily is also the Italian region, with the greatest area dedicated to nature reserves. It's protected oasis and nature reserves are really rich in flora and fauna

The famous coastline of the island consists in beautiful beaches and gulfs, crystal clear bays and stunning steep cliffs. Sicily is the largest Mediterranean Island and it's surrounded by the stunningly beautiful waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea and the Ionian Sea.

A place you simply must see!





Our staff

The bitterness of interrupted sympathy", was according to Flaubert, the essence of a journey

Thanks to internet, this sympathy is never ending!

Our staff is at your complete disposal: click here to know them

For any general inquiry:




How to become a member of “Smashing Sicily” Association

It is possible to become a member of the Cultural Association “Smashing Sicily” by paying an annual fee of €160, becoming an Ordinary Partner (the membership will automatically expire on expiration date).

It is also possible to support the association through an optional contribution and in this case become a Supporting Member.

It is possible to register directly through this site, forward your request to “MammaSicily”.

If you wish you may also, through “MammaSicily”, devolve part of the payment of your reservation as a membership fee, thus benefiting of the association's services.

Finally, you can request to the view the Association’s statute : just send an email to




Our venue

MammaSicily LTD is located in Bantry, West Cork, Ireland and has a branch in Sicily, Aci Bonaccorsi, Catania provence.

Our Irish number is +353 083 401 9475

Our Italian number is +39 347 59 13 083

For the bookings you can talk in Sicily with Giuseppe Recupero al + 39 351 931 1939

For any other info and everything you would like to know you can call, always in Sicily, Mrs Natasa Perkov +39 391 307 3841


Giovanni Vallone and Silvana Recupero leaders of Il Console Association who takes care the Cultural Department of Mamma Sicily
Giovanni Vallone and Silvana Recupero leaders of Il Console Association who takes care the Cultural Department of Mamma Sicily
Pedro, a freakish Sicilian boulldog, mascotte of MammaSicily
Pedro, a freakish Sicilian boulldog, mascotte of MammaSicily
Rosanna and Maria
Rosanna and Maria
Cooking Class
Cooking Class
Luca and the chef Silvana
Luca and the chef Silvana
Pedro in San Vito Lo Capo
Pedro in San Vito Lo Capo
Wed with Mamma
Wed with Mamma