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Siracusa Syracuse Holiday Accommodation You are permitted to climb up to 2900m. Calendar of events in Taormina. A rope marks the spot where the volcano’s unpredictability makes it unsafe to go any further. Further south, the town of Syracuse was once a very powerful Greek city. Catania Holiday Flats Check out the medieval buildings on the island of Ortigia which lies in the centre of town. Don’t miss the 5th century Teatro Greco – a masterpiece hewn out of rock with a seating capacity for 16,000 people. Cheap Erice Hotels The five Doric temples in the town of Agrigento are also well worth a visit. They are the most well preserved of Sicily’s Greek ruins and are truly spectacular.
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Tourism is an important earner of foreign currency. Calendar of events in Taormina. There are many castles and churches in Sicily to attract the tourist and important towns such as Taormina and Cefalu thrive on the tourist industry. Last minute accommodation Siracusa Syracuse Tours are available to visit Sicily's active volcanoes: Mount Etna, Europe's tallest volcano, and Stromboli, one of the Aeolian Islands. Places of interest in Capo D Orlando Other places of interest are Madonie National Park, the Baroque towns of south-eastern Sicily, the Cathedral of Monreale, the Dorian Temple and Theatre at Segesta, the ancient Greek Theatre of Taormina, the ancient town of Syracuse and the archaeological area of Agrigento. Acireale Holiday Flats
Begin your Sicilian odyssey in its capital city - Palermo. Calendar of events in Taormina Spectacularly situated along a wide sweep of bay at the foot of Monte Pellegrino, Palermo was the wealthiest and most magnificent city in Europe in the 12th century. Flats in Acireale Today Palermo has an air of faded grandeur and an unrivalled display of Norman art and architecture and Baroque churches. Calendar of events in Taormina. Stroll along the Via Roma and Via Maqueda in the heart of the old town and get a sense of what Palermo is all about. Ragusa Hotels Don’t miss the magnificent 12th century Norman cathedral at Monreale, 8 kilometres southwest of the city. Cefalu Accommodation The inside of the cathedral is covered in breathtakingly glittering mosaics.
The Aeolian Islands off the coast at Milazzo are well worth a visit. Calendar of events in Taormina Mentioned in Homer’s Odyssey and thought to be the home of Aeolus (the god of the wind) by the ancient Greeks, they offer spectacular volcanic scenery and fine beaches. Calendar of events in Taormina. The island of Lipari is the most developed. Flats in Giarre Sample some of the island’s sweet white Malvasia wine while here. Head for Taormina – Sicily’s most picturesque town. Diving Centres Dive Sites and Schools Acitrezza Its magnificent setting on a terrace of Monte Tauro overlooking the sea and its views of Mt Etna have long made it a top tourist destination. Calendar of events in Taormina. The town was an important centre for trade and art through successive Roman, Norman, Spanish and French rules. Places of interest in Caltanissetta