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Trip Reports for Sicily

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2005: Naples & Sicily: Warmly Welcomes Travelers

May/June 2012 - This year’s adventure started for us in Ischia and ended in Palermo, with Naples and a nice slice of Sicily in between. It included monumental architecture,...

2012 Italy teezee
1911: Travels in Sicily and Southern Italy

In the spring of 2011, I spent a week in Sicily visiting Trapani, Palermo and Catania, and a week in southern Italy, including the fascinating city of Matera, home of the 'sassi',...

2011 Italy Linda Hagstrom
1904: Slow Boat to Sicily

Feb 20th to March 30th, 2011. A five-week journey all around Sicily by public transport with an emphasis on beautiful places and walking.

2011 Italy Marian McCain
1843: Chilling in the Aeolian Islands

Two weeks on Panarea and Malfa in the Aeolian Islands.

2010 Italy aprillilacs
1688: Aeolian Island of Stromboli: More Than Its 5 Star Active Volcano

Tips & descriptions for enjoying not only walking and watching the volcano but also dining, sightseeing, beaches and the feast for your eyes. Hotel & restaurant recommendations...

2008 Italy Margaret Cowan
1615: Less Known Aeolian Island, Filicudi: Unexpected Food & Soul Pleasures

Late May 2008 for three days on less touristed Aeolian island, Filicudi. Unexpectedly excellent hotel, food, peace and companionship and some beautiful walks.

2008 Italy Margaret Cowan
1598: Southern Italy and Sicily by Car

Late October to mid-November, 2008 Highlights of a fast travel driving tour going from Rome to Umbria to Puglia and ending in Sicily.

2008 Italy Kimby
1593: POSTCARD: Study Italian in Sicily

June 2008 Study Italian in Sicily: This summer I had the opportunity to study in three different cities in Sicily at three different language schools: Babilonia in Taormina;...

2008 Italy PaulaGC
1517: Rome and the Mediterranean

Randy and Les spend three nights in Rome and then take a 20-day Mediterranean cruise with Holland America.

2008 France, Italy, Spain, Africa, Greece, Turkey ranles
1416: Sicilia - Ottobre 2007

During mid-October 2007, Spello and her husband spend two weeks touring Sicily in a rental car. Here are some of the highlights.

2007 Italy Spello
1384: Family Travel in Italy

April 25-May 11, 2007 Katie, her husband Lou, and two sons (ages four and six) spend a few days in Rome, followed by a week in Taormina and a week in Chianti.

2007 Italy KatieR
1341: Our Sicilian Adventure

June 15 - July 11, 2007 25 days of spectacular beaches and landscapes, bridges, ancient history sightseeing, visits, overnight ferry transfers, boats, good and bad rental cars,...

2007 Italy Anastasia
1175: Celebrating Retirement: Five Weeks in Bella Italia

September 4 to October 11 2006 Five Weeks in Italy to Celebrate Retirement. We stayed in hotels and vacation rentals, traveled independently and did a guided tour in Sicily....

2006 Italy Momma's Traveling
1078: Matchless Beauty: Days of Wine & Eggplant in Sicily

May 12-23, 2006 Nine nights in Sicily, with London bookends

2006 United Kingdom, Italy Eurogirl
1005: A Taste of Italy

Sicily, Sorrento, Orvieto, Siena and Montalcino. March 22 to April 21, 2006

2006 Italy Pat and Henry
916: A Week in Sicily, or, Take the Night Train

July, 2005 Rome to Sicily by Overnight Train

2005 Italy Italian Connection
882: Bella Sicilia - Central Sicily Off The Tourist Path

16 days in Central Sicily - Our goal was to experience the small mountain villages our grandparents knew 100 years ago.

2005 Italy Tony and Barb V
687: Travels on Amalfi Coast and Sicily

Join Peter and Maryann as the spend over two weeks in Italy during April 2005, visiting the Amalfi Coast and the eastern coast Sicily.

2005 Italy Peter M.

An overview of our five destination over 15 day trip through Sicily, highlighting where we stayed, noteworthy comments and some "good eats."

607: Driving Trip To/In Sicily

March 13 to March 21, 2005 Our Driving Trip from Rome to/within Sicily and Back Again

2005 Italy WV Cyndy
579: The Unexpected Birthday Trip to Italy

Slow Travel grand prize winner! Positano, a week in Sicily, Rome.

2004 Italy Rachel
555: Sardinia, a bit of Corsica, Paestum, Maratea, Calabria With a Dash of Sicily

Sardinia, a bit of Corsica, Paestum, Maratea, Calabria with a dash of Sicily 8/11/04-8/31/04

2004 France, Italy ap6380
526: Framon “Tour” Sicily: Bad Travel Planning and False Advertising

Sicily with Framon Hotels, May 2004

2004 Italy Tomale
361: Real Slow Travel, Catania

People write about their different kinds of trips, but "slow travel" was truly what my last trip to Catania was about.

2004 Italy mimitabby
1195: Ten Days in Eastern Sicily

Ten days in eastern Sicily in Sept 2003, including three days in Taormina and a week hiking Sicily with Exodus while staying at an agritourismo outside Toarmina. Includes a...

2003 Italy Linda Hagstrom

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