largest island in the Mediterranean, sunny Sicily
boasts tempestuous volcanoes, ancient Greek ruins,
incredible seafood (and pastries!) as well as breathtaking
natural beauty that also make it a favorite of honeymooners
attractions in the capital city at Palermo include
a colorful city market, world-class opera and ballet
performances at the Teatro Massimo, and monuments
and relics dating back to ancient Greece & Rome.
major tourist stops include the beaches of Cefalu
(just east of Palermo), the volcanic Mount Etna (the
largest in Europe), the main wine producing region
in Marsala, and the resorts at Taormina on the slopes
of scenic Mount Tauro.
High speed car and passenger ferries
connect Sicily to mainland Italy, Sardinia, Malta,
Tunisia, and Egypt.
around : Sicily is linked to the main Italian
train network at Messina. Long distance trains from
Rome and Naples cross the Straits of Messina by ferry
and continue on to Palermo and Catania.
connect Rome and Naples to Catania and Palermo.
about Sicily around the Web:
travel guide - Wikitravel
Guide - Getting Around in Sicily
of Sicily Travel Guide