This article was written by Enrico Forte and published by www.italytravelnotes.com today. For those headed for <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Italy, ezpecially if you are going to Sicily - you might find this information very useful.
By Enrico Forte<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> If you need to find a complete travel guide about the Sicily island, then have a look on this easy guide on the Sicily island. Here some useful tips about Sicily and top fun things to do during your trip in Sicily. A tour around Sicily offers you different types of experiences and emotions: beaches, volcanoes, natural parks and a trip across its millenary history made by ancient Romans and Greeks. Where is the Sicily island?Sicily is the biggest island in the Mediterranean sea, at the south of Italy. How to reach the island?There 3 possible way to arrive in Sicily: By airplane: There are 2 main airports in the cities of Catania and Palermo; By Boat: Use the strait of Messina in Calabria; By train: Use the trains that link Rome, Milan and Naples with the cities of Sicily (Catania, Syracuse, Palermo, Messina) The name of the train is Eurostar. How to get around the island?You can get around by train, that connect the main cities (Messina, Palermo, Catania, Syracuse); By car, using the freeways, A18 Catania-Messina, A19 Catania-Palermo, A20 Messina-Palermo; By bus, the have departure centers in the main airports and the railways stations What are the best things to visit? * The city of Agrigento, on the southwest coast, with its Greek temples * The beach resort of Cefalu, seaside town at the east of Palermo * The city of Enna, 1000 meters high city...the highest of Europe * The village of Erice, a little medieval town * The mountain Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe * The town of Marsala, the heart of wine-production * The city of Palermo, the capital of Sicily * The temples of Segesta with some excellent Greek ruins. * The city of Syracuse, on the southeast coast, with its Greek theatre. * The little village of Taormina, with a beautiful Roman-Greek theatre * The Alcantara Gorges, a natural park in a volcanic river * The Nebrodi Park, a natural reserve full of forests * The Aeolian islands, 7 little island of Volcanic origin * The city of Catania, a mix of historical evidences, churches and museums What are the best beaches to choose?* Mondello Lido, near Palermo* Mortelle, near Messina * Spiaggia Sabbie Nere (Vulcano island), a "Black Sands Beach" in the Aeolian islands* Lido Mazzarò (Taormina), the best summer resort of Sicily* Marina di Ragusa, on the southeasters Sicily What are the best activities to practice?You can practice different activities like Trekking, Wine tours, Bicycle trips, Sight-seeing, Winter sports on the Etna mountain, horseback ridings, scuba diving and much more...It depends on your budget and the period you choose. i.e. in the summer months the best things to do are swimming the in the waters of the coast; in the autumn months the best activities are trekking on the Sicilian natural parks and in the winter the queen is Mount Etna where practice Skiing, alpine skiing and much more... How to find the best accommodations?There are different types of lodging services to choose, it depends on your budget, the period and the activity you want to practice. You can choose between a great selection of like Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, Camping, Farm, Villas, Apartments and Resorts. The best ones are situated in the cities of Catania, Palermo and Taormina
Enrico Forte is the editor Volcanoetna.com and he is an expert about trekking trips in the Sicily island. Enrico is one of the expert writer ItalyTravelNotes is very happy to collaborate with. This article was written to be first published in Italy Travel Notes. If you need a travel guide to Sicily Holidays we do heartily recommend that you visit Volcanoetna.com for this expert advise.