Sicily Travel Guide

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Plan Your Sicily Vacation

Home to every great Mediterranean civilization, Sicily is a rich tapestry of art and history. A day in this paradise of deep blue skies and lush vegetation could include skiing down a snow-muffled volcano, walking through orange groves, and swimming within sight of majestic ruins. Unforgettable sights abound: the panoramic perfection of Taormina; Agrigento’s Valley of the Temples; a rose-tinted moon rising over Mt. Etna; and Palermo, Monreale, Cefalù, and Catania offer a feast of Roman, Byzantine, Arab-Norman, and Baroque architecture.

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Sicily Hotels

The high-quality hotels tend to be limited to the major cities and resorts of Palermo, Catania, Taormina, Siracusa, and... read more

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Sicily Restaurants

Find the best Sicily restaurants in every price category with our top picks.

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Sicily Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Taormina—Sicily’s most beautiful resort: The view of the sea and Mt. Etna from its jagged cactus-covered cliffs is as close to... Read more

  • Eating and Drinking Well in Sicily

    Sicilian cuisine is one of the oldest in existence, with records of cooking competitions dating to 600 BC. Food in Sicily today reflects... Read more

  • Sweet Sicily

    Sicily is famous for its desserts, none more so than the wonderful cannoli (cannolo is the singular), whose delicate pastry shell... Read more

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