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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. Camping and Caravan sites in Capo D Orlando. 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). Camping and Caravan sites in Capo D Orlando A sweet liquid called "manna" is produced in Castelbuono and Pollina. Sciacca Car Hire This is collected from a species of Ash tree. It solidifies and is used in cakes and sweets. Camping and Caravan sites in Capo D Orlando. Dairy produce includes a number of cheeses such as Ricotta, Pecorino Siciliano and Caciocavallo Ragusano. Piazza Armerina Villa Rentals 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. Hostels in Nebrodi Sulphur mines in Caltanissetta have traditionally played a part in the Sicilian economy. Today chemicals and refined petroleum are modern Sicilian industries. Camping and Caravan sites in Capo D Orlando. The growth of transport companies and the modernisation of Sicily's road system have been essential to Sicily's industrial development. Guesthouses Sicily Chief Sicilian ports are Catania, Messina and Palermo. Camping and Caravan sites in Capo D Orlando

Palermo was founded by Phoenicians who sailed there from their native Carthage. Discount cheap lodging Acitrezza The Greeks colonized the whole island, leaving some of the most beautiful and best-preserved temples they ever built at Agrigento, Selinunte and Segesta. Camping and Caravan sites in Capo D Orlando. Around those glorious sites they planted Sicily's first olive trees and grape vines. Cheap hostels in Ragusa Traces of the Roman period in Sicily can be found in the amphitheatres at Taormina and Siracusa, as well as in that city's Christian catacombs. But perhaps Rome's most lasting (and infamous) contribution to the island came in fostering the great land ownerships which eventually impoverished the peasantry and led, many centuries later, to the founding of secret societies aimed at destroying the fabulously wealthy landlords. Camping and Caravan sites in Capo D Orlando. In Palermo, these groups were known as mafia. Siracusa Syracuse weather forecast  

The Aeolian Islands off the coast at Milazzo are well worth a visit. Camping and Caravan sites in Capo D Orlando 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. Camping and Caravan sites in Capo D Orlando. The island of Lipari is the most developed. Capo D Orlando photos Sample some of the island’s sweet white Malvasia wine while here. Head for Taormina – Sicily’s most picturesque town. Places of interest in Eolie Aeolian Islands 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. Camping and Caravan sites in Capo D Orlando. The town was an important centre for trade and art through successive Roman, Norman, Spanish and French rules. Campo Bello di Mazara weather forecast

Sicily is a mountainous island — an extension of the Apennine Mountains separated from the mainland by the Straits of Messina. Camping and Caravan sites in Capo D Orlando There are many reasons to visit Sicily: water sports, beaches of rock and sand (including black sand), natural beauty, good food and friendly people. Acitrezza Agriturismo

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