Sicily Travel Guide

Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, and together with the picturesque Aeolian Islands, it is without a doubt one of the best spots for holidays in southern Italy. It has an incredibly rich history that can be felt at every step, amazing beaches with breathtaking crystalline seas, and locals famed for their hospitality and delicious cuisine.


 

Sicilian Islands Itinerary By Jana Matyasova
  1. 1. Taormina
  2. 2. Milazzo
  3. 3. Vulcano
  4. 4. Salina
  5. 5. Stromboli
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Walking itinerary By Anita Iaconangelo
  1. 1. Castelmola to Taormina
  2. 2. Vendicari Coastal Park
  3. 3. Ragusa Ibla
  4. 4. Parco dello Zingaro
  5. 5. The Salt Flats / Island of Mozia
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Food itinerary By Giorgia Cavera
  1. 1. Street food
  2. 2. Seafood
  3. 3. Traditional cuisine
  4. 4. Mushroom specialty
  5. 5. Fresh local products
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Sicily temperatures
Main Events
Feb. - March
Sicily Carnival
Italy’s greatest celebration in spring since the 16th century.
May - June
Sicily Flower Festival
Mosaics made up of all manner of blooms litter the floor.
August 12-14
Palio dei Normanni
Sicily's unique approach to celebrating its colourful history.
How to get to Sicily
Map
Times to nearest city center
Palermo PMO
  • Taxi 30'
  • Train -
  • Bus 55'
Catania CTA
  • Taxi 15'
  • Train -
  • Bus 25'
Comiso CIY
  • Taxi 30'
  • Train -
  • Bus 45'