Southern Italy - Sicily (PDF Chapter)
This is the Sicily chapter from Lonely Planet’s Southern Italy guidebook.
Come to Sicily for the delectable cuisine, but stay for the refined architecture of Magna Grae-cia and the splendour of its Norman cathedrals and palaces. This cultural richness is matched by a diverse landscape including bucolic farmland, smouldering volcanoes and kilometres of is-land-studded coastline.
- join the ranks of impeccably dressed opera-goers at elegant Teatro Massimo in Paler-mo
- bargain with fish vendors at dawn, climb Europe’s most active volcano in the afternoon, and return to buzzing nightlife in Catania
- 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, Agrigen-to, Western Sicily, Marsala & Around, Selinunte, Trapani, Erice, Segesta.
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