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Tourist Information office centre Ustica Tours are available to visit Sicily's active volcanoes: Mount Etna, Europe's tallest volcano, and Stromboli, one of the Aeolian Islands. Car Hire Ragusa 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. Places of interest in Pozzallo
Camping and Caravan sites in Lampedusa
Ironically, the earthquake that devastated the southeastern provinces in 1693 became the springboard for Sicily's most glorious period, the baroque. Hotels Trapani It gleams in the cities and towns of Palermo, Catania, Siracusa, Ragusa, Noto, Comiso, Scicli and dozens more, all of which had to be rebuilt from the ground up. Hotels Egadi Islands After the Aragonese, Sicily passed briefly into the hands of the Austrians, to be willingly rescued in 1734 by the Bourbons of Spain, whose throne was actually located in Naples. Camping and Caravan sites in Lampedusa. During one forced exile in Palermo, the Bourbon king Ferdinand's wife Maria Carolina (sister of Marie Antoinette) built La Favorita. , A magnificent refuge in which to hide from the subjects she thoroughly loathed. Diving Centres Dive Sites and Schools Pozzallo Sicily remained in Bourbon hands until 1861, when unification created the Kingdom of Italy.
'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 Lampedusa. 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. Ragusa photos
Begin your Sicilian odyssey in its capital city - Palermo. Camping and Caravan sites in Lampedusa 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. Ustica Holiday Accommodation 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 Lampedusa. 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. Diving Centres Dive Sites and Schools Campo Bello di Mazara Donít miss the magnificent 12th century Norman cathedral at Monreale, 8 kilometres southwest of the city. Places of interest in Erice The inside of the cathedral is covered in breathtakingly glittering mosaics.