Travel guide to Sicily

Facts

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Travel preparation

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Best time to visit

The temperatures are very high on Sicily during the summer. The most pleasant periods of time to visit this island are from March to the beginning of June, and again from September to October.

Literature

Eyewitness Travel Guides: Sicily Lonely Planet Sicily

Local conditions

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Time zone

When the time is 12:00 p.m. in England (GMT), it is 01:00 p.m. on Sicily.

Culture and entertainment

In the month of March, the Almond Blossom Festival is being held in Agrigento. Furthermore, many of the Sicilian towns are well known for their many restaurants and nice bars.

Accommodation / Hotel

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In the different towns on Sicily, you'll find a great number of hotels represented in all price categories; from expensive luxury hotels to smaller and less expensive ones. Also, there are hostels and camping sites to be found in and around some of the Sicilian towns. Book your hotel in Sicily here

Local transport

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Taxi

Taxies can be found in all the Sicilian towns. It is not normal procedure to hail a taxi in the street, so keep an eye out for the cabstands.

Other transport

All the different parts of Sicily are connected by buses and trains, and it is thus possible to get around by means of public transportation.
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