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Begin your Sicilian odyssey in its capital city - Palermo. Camping and Caravan sites in Agrigento 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. Diving Centres Dive Sites and Schools Cefalu Today Palermo has an air of faded grandeur and an unrivalled display of Norman art and architecture and Baroque churches. Camping and Caravan sites in Agrigento. 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. Self catering accommodation Nebrodi Donít miss the magnificent 12th century Norman cathedral at Monreale, 8 kilometres southwest of the city. Calendar of events in Pozzallo The inside of the cathedral is covered in breathtakingly glittering mosaics. Camping and Caravan sites in Agrigento

For touring the island can be roughly divided into the north-shore and south-shore areas. Cheap accommodation in Lipari The north shore has reefs, olive groves, secluded coves and countless seaside resorts including Cefalu, a gorgeous Arab-Norman city with good beaches. Camping and Caravan sites in Agrigento. West of center of the north coast is Palermo the ancient capital and the islandís largest city. Be sure to visit the central market and 12th-century Monreale Cathedral which is 6 mi/8 km west of town (it has impressive biblical mosaics). Erice Hotels About 50 mi/80 km west of Palermo lies the ancient village of Erice atop a mountain: It still has remains of a temple dedicated to Venus. Camping and Caravan sites in Agrigento. The southern coast has an even milder climate so thereís swimming most of the year (although it can get cold there between November and March). Agrigento Accomodation  

'To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is not having seen Italy at all, for Sicily is the key to everything.' So said Goethe. Camping and Caravan sites in Agrigento. Tuscany might want a look in, and Rome might beg to differ, but Sicily, with a history of foreign occupation across the centuries, is certainly fascinating, with a real pot-pourri of culture, cuisine and architecture. Plus the odd volcano. Catania Villa Rentals

Sicily, the largest of the Mediterranean islands, lies between southern Italy and North Africa. Information about Giarre The island can be seen as a "stepping stone" between Europe and Africa. Camping and Caravan sites in Agrigento. A beautiful, mountainous island, Sicily has been occupied by a series of migrants and invaders. These include the Greeks, Cathaginians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, Angevins and Spaniards. In 1861 Sicily became part of Italy when Garibaldi united the Kingdom of Italy and the island. Camping and Caravan sites in Agrigento Eighty-five years later Sicily achieved "relative independence". This means that although Sicily belongs to Italy it is responsible for much of its own local affairs. Camping and Caravan sites in Agrigento. The island is divided into nine provinces: Agrigento, Caltanissetta, Catania, Enna, Messina, Palermo, Ragusa, Siracusa and Trapani. Licata Agriturismo Throughout history islands have been invaded by foreign powers. Last minute accommodation Piazza Armerina However, Sicily's rugged terrain has provided its people with a degree of protection as many of its towns and villages are high in the mountains.

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