Sicily

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Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and the largest region in Italy. It is located right at the tip of Italy’s “toe” which is separated by the Strait of Messina. The island is rich in history, beautiful mountains and hills, making it an ideal destination for history buffs and sightseers alike.

Taormina-Greek theater
The small town near Etna is one of the most beautiful and charming settlements in the world. Over the centuries, Italian and foreign artists, writers and poets visited it. The famous Greek theater is a must-see in Taormina.

Etna
Etna is still an active volcano in the northeastern part of Sicily, between Catania and Messina, on the east coast of the island. The area of ​​the volcano is 1.200 km2, its circumference at the foot is 135 km. This is the highest active volcano in Europe: its current height is 3329 meters, which is constantly changing due to eruptions.

Egadi Islands-Favignana
The Egadi Islands are located about 7 km off the west coast of Sicily. The nature reserve consists of three larger and two smaller islands.

The famous bar of the Godfather is still open
Savoca is a small village in Sicily, half an hour from Taormina. Built on a huge, split rock, the settlement was once famous for its silk fairs. The bar scenes of the Godfather took place here, on the terrace of “BAR VITELLI”.

Cefalù
Cefalù is an ancient city in the province of Palermo. The most important landmark of the city is the cathedral, which was started to be built in 1131.

Weather:
The climate of Sicily in the coastal areas is pleasant, Mediterranean. The summer is warm but not too hot, the winter is short and mild, and moderate rainfall is typical between October and March. The hottest month is July.

Wind:
The Sirocco is responsible for storms, cold and wet weather in Sicily. The winds, which can be up to over 80 km/h, typically occur in the fall and spring and may last for a half a day to several days.

General:
The language spoken is Italian.

Citizens from countries outside the European Union are required to present a passport valid for at least three months beyond the intended stay in Italy.

Banking:
The currency is the EURO (EUR).
MasterCard and American Express are widely accepted but you may be charged a service fee if you pay by card.

Internet:
Getting online is easy with plenty of Wi-Fi spots across independent cafes and restaurants.