The Rough Guide to Sicily

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Practical travel guide to Sicily with a free eBook featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Sicily. The Rough Guide to Sicily also includes details on how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Sicily, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip.


The Rough Guide to Sicily covers: Palermo; Cefalù; the Monit Madonie; the Aeolian Islands; Messina; Taormina; the Northeast; Catania; Etna; Siracusa; Enna; Agrigento; the Southwest; Trapani; the West


Inside this travel guide you'll find:


RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER

Experiences for every kind of trip to Sicily, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Segesta to family activities in child-friendly places, like Egafi Islands or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Tempio della Concordia.


PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS

Essential pre-departure information including Sicily entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.


TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES

Carefully planned routes covering the best of Sicily give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.


DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE

Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.


INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL

Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for hiking, boat tours, caving or exploring markets and white-and black-sand beaches.


HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS

Rough Guides' rundown of Ragusa Ibla, Sampieri, Linosa and Monreale's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Sicily, even in a short time.


HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS

Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Sicily, matching different needs.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Sicily, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.


FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY

Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Madonie Mountains and the spectacular Mount Etna.


COLOUR-CODED MAPPING

Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Palermo, Catania and many more locations in Sicily, reduce need to go online.


USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT

With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.


FREE EBOOK

Free eBook download with every purchase of a printed book allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.


This title is a part of Rough Guides Main Series

Practical travel guides series covering countries, cities and regions, with detailed factual travel tips, perfect for independent, long-stay, backpacking and budget-conscious travellers seeking comprehensive travel information and off-the-beaten track experiences

  • Extensive practical travel information including getting there, getting around, climate information, safety tips, accommodation explanations, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Curated author picks with destination highlights at the beginning of each guide

  • Ready-made itineraries covering every corner of the destination

  • Colour-coded places chapters with detailed coverage of places and sights, presented in a points-of-interest structure 

  • Extensive recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Colour-coded detailed maps with marked-up key sights 

  • Insights on history and nature highlights  

  • Easy to use, newspaper-style layout

  • All guides published from January 2021 are printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each printed guide published from May 2019 

Format: 129 x 198mm

Price: £14.99-£26.99 | $13.99-$34.99

Extent: 616–1208 page

Book Details

ISBN: 9781789195538
Series: Rough Guides Main Series
Publication Date: 4/1/2020

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