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From early times Sicily has been coveted for its fertile land and today Sicily still has a largely agricultural based economy. Booking Hotels Egadi Islands. Its main products include wheat (hard wheat from Enna for bread and pasta), barley, corn, peppers, tomatoes, aubergines, courgettes, potatoes, grapes, figs, pears, peaches, La Ficurinnia or the fig of India (from the West Indies) and citrus fruits and almonds (introduced by the Arabs). Booking Hotels Egadi Islands A sweet liquid called "manna" is produced in Castelbuono and Pollina. Cefalu Accomodation This is collected from a species of Ash tree. It solidifies and is used in cakes and sweets. Booking Hotels Egadi Islands. Dairy produce includes a number of cheeses such as Ricotta, Pecorino Siciliano and Caciocavallo Ragusano. Cheap guesthouses Sicily The Sicilian fishing industry provides tuna, swordfish, sea bream, sardines, octopus, squid, prawns and mussels. Other industries include wine (for example, Donna Fugata, Regaleali, Malvasia and sweet Marsala), balsamic vinegar, olive oil, honey, bottled water (from Geraci), salt and other food processing. Piazza Armerina Agriturismo Sulphur mines in Caltanissetta have traditionally played a part in the Sicilian economy. Today chemicals and refined petroleum are modern Sicilian industries. Booking Hotels Egadi Islands. The growth of transport companies and the modernisation of Sicily's road system have been essential to Sicily's industrial development. Giarre Agriturismo Chief Sicilian ports are Catania, Messina and Palermo. Booking Hotels Egadi Islands

A source of revenue for the Sicilian economy has been money sent home from migrants. Booking Hotels Egadi Islands Like many Europeans, in the nineteenth century and early twentieth century, a number of Sicilians migrated to countries such as the USA in search of work. Booking Hotels Egadi Islands. Although far from home strong links bound Sicilian migrants to their families and communities in Sicily. Booking Hotels Lipari In fact, today, some Sicilian Americans are thinking of returning to their roots and small complexes of retirement houses are being constructed for American Sicilians. Hostels in Erice It is hardly surprising that Sicily should exert its "pull" on its own people as it has done to many others in the past. Taormina Accommodation  

Booking Hotels Egadi Islands Among the areas not to be missed are Agrigento (to see the Valley of the Temples); Acireale (to see puppets); Taormina (a unique beautiful town perched on cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean); and Mt. Etna (10 902 ft/3 323 m) an active volcano on the east coast—its crater is difficult to reach so bring a guide and dress warmly. Nightlife Entertainment in Enna In April 1987 two people were killed when Mt. Etna erupted. Although it can erupt at any time — most recently in January 1992 — deadly incidents aren’t common. Booking Hotels Egadi Islands. There’s good winter skiing with great ocean views from the mountain; drive the 120 mi/200 km around its base to see a wide variety of scenery. Giardini Naxos apartments Among the ancient Greek and Roman ruins on the island are the Taormina Greek theatre and San Domenico Monastery near Messina the Greek theater. Farmhouses in Solunto In Syracuse the 5th-century BC Temple of Concord in Agrigento and the Casale Armerina (a jewel of a Roman villa with wonderful mosaics) in the town of Piazza Armerina near Enna. Booking Hotels Egadi Islands. It’s also possible to visit the Pantelleria Islands, the Pelagian Islands and the Aeolian Islands from Sicily. Last minute accommodation Egadi Islands There’s enough there to keep one busy for eight days.

Sicily is a mountainous island — an extension of the Apennine Mountains separated from the mainland by the Straits of Messina. Booking Hotels Egadi Islands There are many reasons to visit Sicily: water sports, beaches of rock and sand (including black sand), natural beauty, good food and friendly people. Calendar of events in Lampedusa

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