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Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean and occupies a strategic position at the toe of Italy. Camping and Caravan sites in Ragusa The island has long been a magnet for invaders - all of whom have left their mark. Nightlife Entertainment in Capo D Orlando Greek temples, Roman ruins, Norman castles and Byzantine domes. Camping and Caravan sites in Ragusa. Visiting these relics of the past, swimming off the island’s beautiful golden beaches, marvelling at Mt Etna – Europe’s largest live volcano – and sampling first-rate seafood are all part of the Sicilian experience. Camping and Caravan sites in Ragusa. City of Catania. Houses to rent in Licata Situated at the mountain slope of Etna and to the center of a fertile lowland cultivated to citrus fruit, it was occupied from the Cartaginesi versus 700 B.C. Hotel Reservations Ragusa Then it was under the dominion of Siracusa and conquered from Dionigi and from the Cartaginesi then, finally by the Romans in the 263 B.C. Houses to rent in Cefalu Subsequently conquered from the Normanni was destroyed in 1693 from a terrible earthquake. Camping and Caravan sites in Ragusa. We find it again today, like commercial heart of the Isle with its splendid and attractive baroque. Camping and Caravan sites in Ragusa

For touring the island can be roughly divided into the north-shore and south-shore areas. Piazza Armerina Agriturismo 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 Ragusa. West of center of the north coast is Palermo the ancient capital and the island’s 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). Milazzo Agriturismo 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 Ragusa. The southern coast has an even milder climate so there’s swimming most of the year (although it can get cold there between November and March). Car Hire Pozzallo  

The Aeolian Islands off the coast at Milazzo are well worth a visit. Camping and Caravan sites in Ragusa 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 Ragusa. The island of Lipari is the most developed. Campo Bello di Mazara Map Sample some of the island’s sweet white Malvasia wine while here. Head for Taormina – Sicily’s most picturesque town. Segesta Accomodation 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 Ragusa. The town was an important centre for trade and art through successive Roman, Norman, Spanish and French rules. Last minute accommodation Pozzallo

A source of revenue for the Sicilian economy has been money sent home from migrants. Camping and Caravan sites in Ragusa 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. Camping and Caravan sites in Ragusa. Although far from home strong links bound Sicilian migrants to their families and communities in Sicily. Hostels in Sicily 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. Self catering accommodation Lampedusa It is hardly surprising that Sicily should exert its "pull" on its own people as it has done to many others in the past. Cheap Giarre Hotels

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