Italy - Sicily (PDF Chapter)

$3.47 USD

was $4.95 USD

This is the Sicily chapter from Lonely Planet’s Italy guidebook.

More of a sugar-spiked espresso than a milky cappuccino, Sicily rewards visitors with an in-tense, bittersweet experience. Overloaded with art treasures and natural beauty, undersupplied with infrastructure, and continuously struggling against Mafia-driven corruption, Sicily’s complexi-ties sometimes seem unfathomable.

  • join the ranks of impeccably dressed opera-goers at the elegant Teatro Massimo in Paler-mo
  • maps
  • bargain with fish vendors at dawn, climb Europe’s most active volcano in the afternoon, and return to buzzing nightlife in Catania
  • transport
  • marvel at the majesty of the 5th-century ruins of Segesta, whose Doric temple sits in splen-did isolation on a windswept hillside
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Palermo, Tyrrhenian Coast, Cefalù, Aeolian Islands, Lipari, Vulcano, Salina, Stromboli, Ionian Coast, Taormina, Catania, Mt Etna, Syracuse & the Southeast, Syracuse, Noto, Modica, Ragusa, Central Sicily & the Mediterranean Coast, Agrigento, Western Sicily, Marsala & Around, Selinunte, Trapani, Erice, Segesta.

Chapter Details
66 pages

You are viewing a Country Guide

You are viewing a Country Guide

What is a Country Guide?

Packed with detailed pre-planning information, amazing experiences, inspirational images, city walks and the best local knowledge, these are our most comprehensive country guides, designed to immerse you in a culture, discover the best sights and get off the beaten track.

  • Planning features and itineraries give you the freedom to create your ideal trip
  • Expert authors uncover local secrets and hidden gems to make your visit unique
  • Includes comprehensive colour maps of even the smallest towns
  • Detailed listings on everything from top sights and activities to eating, shopping, nightlife and accommodation

Top of Page