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»» Basic Tips for First-time Sicily Visitors

Sicily is a large island with plenty of sights to visit. So, if you have just a few days for your trip, it would be better if you chose a definite area — or a combination of them, to visit.

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The division in three main areas below, with list of must-to-see-sights, is helpful for First-time Sicily visitors confused by too generic Sicily travel packages, as well as for do-it-yourself travelers.

- Basing in Eastern Sicily
Sights: Etna Volcano, Catania, Taormina, Giardini-Naxos, Siracusa, Ragusa, and the Baroque towns of Noto (a real gem) and Modica, and excursions to the Aeolian Islands (see map)

- Basing in Western Sicily
Sights: Palermo, Monreale, Cefalù, Segesta, Scopello, Erice, Golfo del Castellammare, Trapani (with the salt pans). You have a chance of wine tours in the Alcamo wine region and Marsala. You can also enjoy excursions to the Egadi islands. (see map)

- Basing in Southern Sicily
Sights: Agrigento’s Valley of the Temples and the chance to take an excursion to Pantelleria Island. (see map)

The best way to visit the island is by car. So, even though you need not a car to visit the larger cities, you definitely need of it for the interior areas.
So, for do-it-yourself travelers who don’t drive, we can make a list of sights, mostly including larger cities and sights easily accessible by public transportation: Catania, Taormina, Siracusa, Palermo, Agrigento’s Valley of the Temples, and excursions to minor islands surrounding Sicily.


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