A legend tells of three nymphs who travelled the world to collect its best produce. Coming across a sea of extraordinary beauty, they droped their flowers and fruit into it.
From the waters rose the land mass of Sicily, with its thre headlands of Capo Peloro, Capo Passero and Capo Lilibeo, the jewel casket of the world’s beauty.
This myth attempts to ecplain the origins of the harmoniously shaped triangulas island, known as TRriskeles (three legs) to the Greeks and Triquetra (three peaks) to the Romans. The island’s symbol is the Trinacria, a igure with three legs running around a Medusa’s head.