Sicily Travel Tips

3 Days in Palermo: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Palermo may not be as big or famous as Rome, but the Sicilian capital city offers more attractions and activities than you?ll be able to cram into a three day visit. Whether your touristic tastes ...  Read more

3 Days in Taormina: Suggested Itinieraries

By Viator, January 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 21 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Taormina has long been the kind of place people go to really relax, so with three days in Taormina you shouldn?t feel at all guilty if the extent of your itinerary looks essentially like ?wake up, go ...  Read more

Exploring Sicily's Cyclops Riviera

By Viator, December 2014

Tours & Tickets

Sicily?s black basalt, eastern coastline along the Riviera dei Ciclopi (Cyclops Riviera) is named for Homer?s The Odyssey, the epic poem in which Odysseus battles to return to Ithaca after the ...  Read more

Day Trips From Palermo

By Viator, October 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 15 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There?s enough going on in Palermo to keep most visitors entertained for several days - particularly if the weather is nice and there?s time set aside for sunbathing on the beach - but if you?d like ...  Read more

Day Trips from Taormina

By Viator, July 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 99 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

It may be hard to imagine, when you?re planning a relaxing getaway to the beautiful beach resort destination of Taormina, but you may want a break from the beaches at some point during your trip. ...  Read more

Activities Of Ustica

By Viator, November 2013

The island of Sicily is surrounded by smaller islands off its shores, most of which are volcanic and many of which form groups. The island of Ustica sits off Sicily?s northern coast, and while it ...  Read more

Beaches of Taormina

By Viator, October 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 10 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The top attraction in Taormina may be its fabulous Greek Theatre, but undoubtedly the top thing to do in this city is hang out at the beach. Taormina itself sits partway up a hill overlooking the ...  Read more

Sicilian Cooking Classes

By Viator, October 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 10 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

It?s often said that taking a class during a vacation can be a great way to learn more about a culture and, at the same time, bring home a souvenir in the form of a skill that will serve you for ...  Read more

Cooking Classes in Taormina

By Viator, September 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Sometimes the best souvenirs are the ones that let you continue to savor your travels long after you come home - which is why taking a class on a trip is such a great idea. In Sicily, learning to ...  Read more

Ancient Sites in Taormina

By Viator, August 2013

Tours & Tickets

The Sicilian town of Taormina has been a popular tourist draw for more than a century, primarily because of its gorgeous beaches and beach resorts. But overlooking all the sand and surf are some of ...  Read more

Baroque Hill Towns

By Viator, September 2012

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Visitors to Sicily?s cities may begin to recognize similar styles of architecture from one town to the next. This is called Sicilian Baroque, a unique style that had an opportunity to spread quickly ...  Read more

Sicily Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, September 2012

4.5 star rating: Recommended 82 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

While Sicily is very much part of modern Italy, it retains its own identity in many ways. The island, the largest in the Mediterranean, absolutely warrants two weeks of its own during an Italy trip. ...  Read more

Hiking Mt. Etna

By Jessica , USA, March 2013

There are some people who won?t be discouraged from climbing a mountain, any mountain, even if they hear it?s one of the most active volcanoes on earth, in a near-constant state of erupting. That?s ...  Read more

Palermo?s Best Markets

By Jessica , USA, February 2013

You don?t have to be a shopaholic to appreciate the pastime of browsing local markets when you travel ? and when the markets are as famous (and non-touristy) as the ones in Palermo, the experience is ...  Read more

Visiting Sicily in the Winter

By Jessica , USA, January 2013

Sometimes we choose winter vacation destinations because they?re winter wonderlands. Sometimes, we?re trying to escape the cold. And then there are places like Sicily ?in the winter it?s neither ...  Read more

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