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Does a village/town in Sicily like this exist?

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We are planning a Sicily trip for next month, and I am trying to figure out a locale that would meet our ideal needs. First of all, we do not need to be in a place where everyone goes or where there are lots of major tourist sites. We often find the everyday quite compelling and can get pleasure from just observing every day life and seeing places that don't hit the guidebooks. But, I would like to be within an hour or so drive (we'll have a car) of a couple tourist places.

We want to be in a locale where we can be by the seaside or a fishing village or small non-commercial harbor (we don't need a beach to go to). We'd like to do some gentle half day walks/hikes somewhere in the area (perhaps in some scenic park-type headlands or shoreline paths); we could drive to get there. I think we would prefer to be closer to the shore rather than perched high up on some hillside with great views.

We'd like a real town over a tourist resort, and one with some interesting village/town walks would be a plus. We want a small kitchen so we can do some of our own food and not have to eat out all of the time. We' d like close access to some very casual local restaurants and a bakery and food store/market. In a perfect scenario we'd like to be able to walk to these places, but that is not absolutely necessary. Of course, ideally we'd like a small patio or balcony with some water views too.

Does anyone have any ideas for small towns or villages that might meet our needs? I am open to different areas but am thinking that perhaps the west somewhere would best meet our needs. I appreciate the help. Thanks.

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