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Begin your Sicilian odyssey in its capital city - Palermo. Discount accommodation Enna 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. Panarea Tours and Excursions Today Palermo has an air of faded grandeur and an unrivalled display of Norman art and architecture and Baroque churches. Discount accommodation Enna. 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. Farmhouses in Catania Donít miss the magnificent 12th century Norman cathedral at Monreale, 8 kilometres southwest of the city. Discount cheap lodging Segesta The inside of the cathedral is covered in breathtakingly glittering mosaics.
Tourism is an important earner of foreign currency. Discount accommodation Enna. There are many castles and churches in Sicily to attract the tourist and important towns such as Taormina and Cefalu thrive on the tourist industry. Agrigento Tours and Excursions Tours are available to visit Sicily's active volcanoes: Mount Etna, Europe's tallest volcano, and Stromboli, one of the Aeolian Islands. Enna Tours and Excursions 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. Last minute accommodation Ragusa
From early times Sicily has been coveted for its fertile land and today Sicily still has a largely agricultural based economy. Discount accommodation Enna. 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). Discount accommodation Enna A sweet liquid called "manna" is produced in Castelbuono and Pollina. Farmhouses in Palermo This is collected from a species of Ash tree. It solidifies and is used in cakes and sweets. Discount accommodation Enna. Dairy produce includes a number of cheeses such as Ricotta, Pecorino Siciliano and Caciocavallo Ragusano. Pozzallo Bed and Breakfast 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. Cheap accommodation in Lampedusa Sulphur mines in Caltanissetta have traditionally played a part in the Sicilian economy. Today chemicals and refined petroleum are modern Sicilian industries. Discount accommodation Enna. The growth of transport companies and the modernisation of Sicily's road system have been essential to Sicily's industrial development. Cheap Noto Hotels Chief Sicilian ports are Catania, Messina and Palermo.