Sicily Travel Guide
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Fodor's Italy 2014
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, Cefalu, and Catania offer a feast of Roman, Byzantine, Arab-Norman, and Baroque architecture.
The high-quality hotels tend to be limited to the major cities and resorts of Palermo, Catania, Taormina, Siracusa, and Agrigento, along with the odd beach...read more
Sicilian cuisine is one of the oldest in existence, with records of cooking competitions dating to 600 BC. Food in Sicily today reflects the island's unique...read more
Things To Do in Sicily
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Taormina—Sicily's most beautiful resort: The view of the sea and Mt. Etna from its jagged cactus-covered cliffs is as close to perfection as a... Read more
Sicily is famous for its desserts, none more than the wonderful cannoli (cannolo is the singular), whose delicate pastry shell and just-sweet-enough... Read more
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February 2014 Sicily Trip Report
We found February an excellent time to travel to Sicily. Read more
Well, here we are finally in Sorrento. Read more
Taking train from Venice to Wegen (haven't booked yet so suggestions here helpful too) and would like to stay overnight near Lake Como or Lugano.
Thoughts/suggestions? Read more