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Discount cheap lodging Egadi Islands Tours are available to visit Sicily's active volcanoes: Mount Etna, Europe's tallest volcano, and Stromboli, one of the Aeolian Islands. Booking Hotels Noto 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. Booking Hotels Sciacca
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Mt Etna, the largest volcano in Europe and one of the most active in the world, lies south of Taormina. Discount hotels Trapani You are permitted to climb up to 2900m. Camping and Caravan sites in Sicily. 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. Cheap guesthouses Giarre 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. Lipari weather forecast 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.
The Aeolian Islands off the coast at Milazzo are well worth a visit. Camping and Caravan sites in Sicily 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 Sicily. The island of Lipari is the most developed. Segesta Car Hire Sample some of the island’s sweet white Malvasia wine while here. Head for Taormina – Sicily’s most picturesque town. Agrigento weather forecast 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 Sicily. The town was an important centre for trade and art through successive Roman, Norman, Spanish and French rules. Solunto weather forecast
For touring the island can be roughly divided into the north-shore and south-shore areas. Cefalu apartments 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 Sicily. 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). Camping and Caravan sites in Noto 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 Sicily. 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). Camping and Caravan sites in Lampedusa