Sicily - Western Sicily (PDF Chapter)

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

Sicily’s windswept western coast is coming into its own as an off-the-beaten-track destination, perfect for those who savour slow travel. There’s an amazingly diverse range of experiences to be had here, with a stunning juxtaposition of sea and mountain scenery.

  • contemplate Segesta, one of the world’s most perfect classical temples atop an idyllic hillside
  • maps
  • plan your next move while surveying western Sicily’s stunning landscape from Castello di Venere, Erice’s Norman castle
  • transport
  • explore ancient cave art in Grotta del Genovese on the island of Levanzo
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Golfo di Castellammare, Scopello, San Vito Lo Capo, Riserva Naturale dello Zingaro, Castellammare del Golfo, Segesta, Trapani, Around Trapani, Erice, Saline di Trapani, Egadi Islands, Favignana, Levanzo, Marettimo, the Southwest, Marsala, Mazara del Vallo and Selinunte.

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