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This guide will serve as the perfect reference for a one week circle island tour of Sicily, the Gem of the Mediterranean. Travelers will enjoy unspoiled beaches, light to moderate hiking, and delicious al fresco meals, surrounded by the history and beauty of Sicily's best towns.

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  • Thrill Seeker
  • Nightlife Seeker
  • Nature Lover
  • Foodie
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • LGBT
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  • Thrifty Traveller
  • Like a Local

20 Places

4 City Tips

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20 Places

Monte Etna

Geologic Formations, Volcanoes, Mountains

Corsaro Hotel & SPA

Hotels

Ortigia

Islands

Mercato Di Siracusa

Gift & Speciality Shops

Trattoria La Tavernetta da Piero

Restaurants

Viola Bakery

Restaurants

L'Ancora

Restaurants

Duomo di Siracusa

Churches & Cathedrals

Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio)

Caverns & Caves

Eyexei Morgantina

Restaurants

Caltagirone

Destinations

Tre Metri Sopra il Cielo

Hotels

Villa Romana del Casale

Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Azienda Agricola Mandranova

Hotels

Zingaro Nature Reserve

Nature & Wildlife Areas

Pensione Tranchina Scopello

Hotels

Funierice Service

Tramways, Mass Transportation Systems

Erice

Destinations

MaggieH264's City Tips

  • Bring snorkeling equipment if you are interested. Most places do not rent equipment, and the waters are crystal clear and teeming with fish!
  • Don't be nervous about driving in Sicily. The Sicilians drive VERY fast, but they are skilled and will go around you with ease, leaving you to enjoy your drives at your own pace.
  • Try all of the seafood you can, as it really is Sicily's specialty!
  • Tipping is 10% or less, and usually a couple euro on the table will be quite enough!
  • Monte Etna
    Geologic Formations, Volcanoes, Mountains
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    Make sure to go up on Etna while you are in Sicily. The most visited point of access is Rifugio Sapienza. From here, you can take a conventional (and expensive) route to the top, by using a 4x4 jeep and a cable car, or you can venture off on your own into the lava field to get away from the crowds. There are multiple other Rifugios that one can visit for a number of hiking/spelunking opportunities. Rifugio Citelli has a nice trail to some old lava tube exploration points (make sure to check in with the staff and rent a hard hat and headlamp!). Customization is key in experiencing Etna the way you want to experience it, and there are many many options available to you.

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    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Nature Lover
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • LGBT
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Check the weather before attempting the drive up or down. Thick fogs can roll in with no warning and make driving impossible.
    • Go up Etna during an eruption-the sounds are thunderous! Just make sure to descend if there are official warnings, or if the nature of the eruption changes.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 166 things to do in Catania
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful place 18/11/2018
    • A must ! 14/11/2018
    • Monte Etna
  • Corsaro Hotel & SPA
    Hotels
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    A night on top of Etna is a rare experience. Most people visit for the day, many of them on a tour. Although that is also worthwhile, there is nothing like the silence and darkness that you feel after the last bus has pulled out of the parking lot. You are alone on the top of the world. The stargazing is incredible, and as the temperature drops, you feel a fresh cold sensation that you likely haven't yet felt during your days down by the shore and in the cities. The Hotel Corsaro has wonderful rooms, very clean and quiet, and they also offer a wellness center with hot tubs and relaxation areas that is music to your muscles after a long day of hiking.

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    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • History Buff
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Nature Lover
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • LGBT
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Get a room with a balcony.
    • Book the Wellness Center when you check in.
    • Book directly with the hotel as opposed to using a third party site. The rates are much lower and the wellness center is free.
    • If the restaurant is closed, eat at the Rifugio Sapienza-it's delicious!
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Nicolosi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Charity Trekking on Mount Etna. 11/11/2018
    • Perfect for visiting Mt Etna cable car and tours 29/10/2018
    • Corsaro Hotel & SPA
    Address:
    Contrada Cantoniera SNC
    95030 Nicolosi, Sicily
    Italy
  • Ortigia
    Islands
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    Ortigia is a beautiful old town surrounded by crystal clear blue waters. There are multiple places to take a swim, tons of wonderful dining options, great gelato, people watching, historical sites, and shops. Plan to spend at least 2 nights here in order to take full advantage of the area and get a sense of the local lifestyle.

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    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • History Buff
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nightlife Seeker
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • LGBT
    • Beach Goer
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Do not expect to drive around Ortigia. If staying inside the historical area, you need to park your car at the Talete parking area at the north end, and walk to your accommodation.
    • Go to Pub Sale for live music on weekends!
    • Swim at the beach on the Lungomare, or jump off the rocks on the east side of the Island.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 121 things to do in Syracuse
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Ground zero for food, wine, shopping, strolling and fun 18/11/2018
    • Definitely worth a visit! 18/11/2018
    • Ortigia
    Address:
    Corso Umberto
    96100, Syracuse, Sicily
    Italy
  • Mercato Di Siracusa
    Gift & Speciality Shops
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    This daily market is a fantastic way to experience new tastes and smells. The produce is at the height of freshness, the breads are still warm, and the cheeses are magnificent! Visit the shop at the end of the market towards the sea for local beer on tap, which you can drink at high top tables in the middle of the market hubbub! Next door, wait in line for an epic handcrafted sandwich from Caseficio Borderi. The proprietor asks you a few simple questions, and creates a custom sandwich for you. Don't question his choices, just go with it!

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    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Foodie
    • LGBT
    • Beach Goer
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Bring cash!
    • Try something new.
    • Ask the fruttivendolo to slice your fruit, or prepare it, if you aren't sure what to do with it.
    • Ask the pescivendolo to cut up your fish into pieces before you take it home, to make cooking easier!
    • Try the wine in plastic liter bottles! It seems odd, but its just really delicious wine poured out of a large vat back at the vineyard and brought to market for quick consumption.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 42 Shopping in Syracuse
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Worth walking through 23/10/2018
    • An absolute must when in Ortigia 16/09/2018
    • Mercato Di Siracusa
    Address:
    centro storico di Ortigia
    Syracuse, Sicily
    Italy
  • Trattoria La Tavernetta da Piero
    Restaurants (Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups)
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    Tavernetta is a delicious fantastic local dining experience. During the day, there is nothing better than sitting outside on the little street with a ceramic jug of house wine and a fresh pasta dish. My favorites include the pumpkin cream risotto with prawns, and the mixed seafood fry. Also, for homesick Americans, they have REALLY good french fries...

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • They get pretty filled up for dinner, so if you are a large party or if you plan to go on the weekend, a reservation may be helpful.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 restaurants in
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Fun restaurant in Ortigia (Siracusa) Italy 09/11/2018
    • had to book ahead 01/11/2018
    • Trattoria La Tavernetta da Piero
    Address:
    Via Cavour 59
    96100, Syracuse, Sicily
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 0931 185 5291
    Price range:
    US$15 - US$37
    Hours:
    Fri - Wed
    12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    6:45 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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  • Viola Bakery
    Restaurants (Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean)
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    There are two Viola Bakeries. My favorite is the one on Corso Matteoti on your walk into the center of Ortigia. It's a wonderful place to stop in for a morning or afternoon espresso or macchiato (they actually make the BEST Cafe Macchiato that I have ever had!) They also have the cheapest espresso drinks, with a macchiato only costing .80 cents when consumed at the window front bar.

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    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Foodie
    • LGBT
    • Luxury Traveller
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    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 restaurants in
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Cute place with good food 14/10/2018
    • Lovely little place for a break 02/10/2018
    • Viola Bakery
    Address:
    Via Roma 43
    96100, Syracuse, Sicily
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 331 861 8415
    Price range:
    US$2 - US$7
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Other:
  • L'Ancora
    Restaurants (Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean)
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    This place is heavily populated with locals. The wait staff is not incredibly friendly to tourists. HOWEVER, put up with the impatient attitudes in order to taste this food. It is all seafood based (no landlubber choices here), and it is only served if it could be caught fresh that morning. The mussels are RIDICULOUSLY good, and the prawn pasta is also an amazing explosive taste you will not likely have experienced before. The bread is fresh and the seating is either indoors or outside on a patio. Located near the market and the Port of Ortigia, L'Ancora is a place you should make sure to visit at least once.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Foodie
    • LGBT
    • Beach Goer
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Try something new!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 restaurants in
    • Bad food. 03/10/2018
    • Nice fish restaurant 29/09/2018
    • L'Ancora
    Address:
    Via Guglielmo Perno 7
    96100, Syracuse, Sicily
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 0931 462369
    Hours:
    Tue - Thu
    12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
    Fri
    9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
    Sat - Sun
    12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
    Other:
  • Duomo di Siracusa
    Churches & Cathedrals
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    This is the central gathering place on Ortigia. The piazza is lined with cafes and outdoor seating. There is usually some sort of live music, and on weekends the place is packed with locals enjoying a passegiata. The white sidewalks are a beautiful juxtaposition to the bright blue sky, and the golden pink sunsets shining off the surrounding marble buildings are a photographers heaven! Inside the Duomo, visitors will be surprised to find an incredibly old interior, absent of bright colors and ornate shimmery details, very un-like the grand opulence of other duomos in Italy. The experience is overpowering and unique, and the history of the structure is riveting.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • History Buff
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nightlife Seeker
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • LGBT
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Make sure to cover your knees and shoulders before walking into the Duomo, as a sign of respect.
    • The Piazza Duomo has free public Wifi.
    • Have a cannoli at the Cafe Duomo, maybe the best cannoli on the whole island.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 121 things to do in Syracuse
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful church 16/11/2018
    • Breathtaking 14/11/2018
    • Duomo di Siracusa
    Address:
    Piazza Duomo
    Ortigia
    96100, Syracuse, Sicily
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 389 550 3267
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Other:
  • Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio)
    Caverns & Caves
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    Located in the Siracusa Archaeological Park, this is a cave that originally was used by Dionysus as a storage area for prisoners. Legend says that the cave was used as a prison for political dissidents. The natural acoustics would amplify the voices of the prisoners, and allow Dionysus to hear their plans for revolt, and other precious secrets. Today, it is a well visited area, and often, visitors begin to sing inside the cave, which is a very haunting and beautiful experience. If you enjoy singing, or are traveling with someone who does, I would suggest treating your fellow visitors to a small concert.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • History Buff
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • LGBT
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Let your eyes adjust to the darkness, and explore the back of the cave.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #11 of 121 things to do in Syracuse
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Good echo 16/11/2018
    • Echo 13/11/2018
    • Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio)
    Address:
    Parco Archeologico della Neapolis
    Syracuse, Sicily
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 0931 66206
    Other:
  • Eyexei Morgantina
    Restaurants (Italian, Mediterranean)
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    Ristorante Eyexei is a one of a kind dining experience in the country, walking distance to the archaeological site at Morgantina. Frequented by locals and run entirely by using produce, dairy and livestock from the property, Eyexei features a "lunch tasting menu" for 20 euro per person. It features wine, sparkling or still water, an assortment of appetizers, a pasta dish, and a meat dish (when we went we each received a huge steak with rosemary and a half lemon on top). Finally, you get dessert and coffee. There is outdoor seating and it feels good to sit back and have the waitstaff just bring you the day's selections. You just have to trust them and go with the flow!

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    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Nature Lover
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • LGBT
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • For those with dietary restrictions, triple check with the staff before ordering any sort of tasting experience!
    • Dress code is casual and outdoor seating is recommended.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 restaurants in
    • Fresh salad, local cheese = a great lunch 19/09/2018
    • A few steps away from the archelogical area of Morgantina 23/04/2018
    • Eyexei Morgantina
    Address:
    Contrada Morgantina
    scavi archeologici Morgantina
    94010 Aidone, Sicily
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 0935 87341
    Price range:
    US$23 - US$40
    Hours:
    Sun - Mon
    11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Tue - Fri
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Sat
    9:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
    Other:
  • Caltagirone
    Destinations
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    Caltagirone is a very small town in Southern Sicily. The feature of the town is the large staircase in the center, adorned with thousands of beautiful handmade tiles. The entire town is a mecca for ceramics, and there are countless shops selling their own twists on the traditional style. The town also has delicious food and a great local nightlife.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • History Buff
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nightlife Seeker
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • LGBT
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Stay overnight on the stairs if you can!
    • Do not attempt to drive a larger car too far into the center of town-the roads are VERY narrow and steep.
    • Shop at the ceramic place right on the piazza, Francesco Manuello, for the best prices and variety.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    • Caltagirone
  • Tre Metri Sopra il Cielo
    Hotels
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    This is a wonderful cozy bed and breakfast located on the Caltagirone stairs, with balconies over the stairs and city. The proprietor is very friendly, the breakfast is divine, and the prices are very reasonable.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • LGBT
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Park for free on the street right above the staircase!
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 28 Bed and Breakfasts in Caltagirone
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A stunning perch above the city 03/07/2018
    • Great accommodation and lovely people 17/12/2017
    • Tre Metri Sopra il Cielo
    Address:
    Bongiovanni 72
    Scalinata Santa Maria del monte
    95041, Caltagirone, Sicily
    Italy
    Phone:
    011 39 331 530 3926
    Other:
  • Villa Romana del Casale
    Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    Villa Romana del Casale is a mosaic lover's HEAVEN! This once-used country estate of the upper class is covered with small mosaic designs. A wonderful elevated walking path takes you through the large property, room by room, and explains the themes of the mosaics, recreating a picture of what life was like at that time. It is MUCH more impressive than it seems, and is a must-see!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • History Buff
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • LGBT
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 47 things to do in Piazza Armerina
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Excellent mosaics 17/11/2018
    • Facinating mosaics, a must see. 15/11/2018
    • Villa Romana del Casale
    Address:
    Strada Provinciale 90
    Piazza Armerina, Sicily
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 0935 684148
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Other:
  • Azienda Agricola Mandranova
    Hotels
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    On your drive along the south coast to or from Agrigento, a visit to Mandranova to purchase fresh olive oil is HIGHLY suggested! They welcome the public, but do not have many public programs, so you basically pull up to the gate and call in to see if anyone is around to sell you some oil (they usually are). They will show you their beautiful villa, and bring you into a clean beautiful office area to taste and select the oils you would like to purchase (a large bottle sells for only 13 euro). After you select your items, they offer you gorgeous green tins and secure packaging so that you can fly with the oil in your suitcase without fear of breaking! This was a very special experience for us, buying straight from the supplier, and we would suggest it over a trip to a touristy shop or a grocery store.

    Good for
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • LGBT
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Get the travel safe tins for your purchase! It's worth the few euro.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 12 Bed and Breakfasts in Palma di Montechiaro
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Cold weather and a cooler reception 12/10/2018
    • Don’t Stay Here 03/10/2018
    • Azienda Agricola Mandranova
    Address:
    Strada Statale 115 Km 217
    92020, Palma di Montechiaro, Sicily
    Italy
  • Zingaro Nature Reserve
    Nature & Wildlife Areas
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    The Zingaro Reserve is not to be missed. Start your hike from the Scopello side. Bring snorkeling gear and beach supplies! The hike brushes the top of a magnificent bluff, and provides multiple opportunities to hike down to various beautiful sandy beaches with crystal clear, calm, warm water. The second "Cala" from the Scopello trailhead was my favorite, as the first one got a little crowded with younger kids and people who did not plan to hike for very long.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Nature Lover
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • LGBT
    • Beach Goer
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • There is a small entrance fee that is cash only, so make sure you bring some euros.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #90 of 4,398 things to do in Sicily
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful beaches, amazing trekking 08/11/2018
    • heavenly color and love the swim 02/11/2018
    • Zingaro Nature Reserve
    Address:
    Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro
    Sicily
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 080 011 6616
    Other:
  • Pensione Tranchina Scopello
    Hotels
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    In a town the size of Scopello, there are really not many options for an overnight. Pensione Tranchina is a WONDERFUL choice to have in a town so small. The rooms are simple but very clean and comfortable, many with gorgeous balconies with unparalleled views on to the bay and surrounding hills. The highlight of this place, however, is the food. Every night, they prepare a multi course feast for all of the guests staying that night. We witnessed a young boy pull up in a station wagon packed to the gills with fresh produce from a nearby farm, and the hotel owner came out to unload it all for that night's dinner. The hotel owner's son had just come back from a morning harvesting fresh olive oil in a nearby field, which would also be used in the night's meal. You really can't get any fresher than this food, and it is prepared BEAUTIFULLY! The atmosphere is convivial, and the desserts are to die for.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • History Buff
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nightlife Seeker
    • Nature Lover
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • LGBT
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Ask for a room on a higher floor with a view.
    • Make sure to let the hotel know if you do not plan to eat dinner with them. They will cook for you unless they hear otherwise.
    • Parking in Scopello is limited to a small public parking lot outside of town, which you pay for in the summer months, but which is free in the off season. It is very safe.
    • The local grocery store just down the hill from town has an amazing array of local products (and local meaning "Scopello-made"). We got fantastic fresh olive oil there.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 12 Bed and Breakfasts in Scopello
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A Special Place 07/10/2018
    • Splendid 06/10/2018
    • Pensione Tranchina Scopello
    Address:
    Via Armando Diaz 7
    91014 Scopello, Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily
    Italy
    Phone:
    011 39 090 910 0499
    Other:
  • Funierice Service
    Tramways, Mass Transportation Systems
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    Erice is a gorgeous town. If you are staying in Trapani, it is very easy to take a bus across Via GB Fardella, disembarking at the Erice Funivia. The Cable Car runs into the evening and costs 9 euro to go up and back. Once you get off at the top in Erice, spend time wandering the village streets, shopping for tiles and beautiful pottery, and taking in the impressive views. Visit Pasticceria Maria Grammatico for excellent Sicilian pastries and cannoli, and have a drink at one of the many outdoor cafes. On your way back down to Trapani, enjoy the sweeping views!

    Good for
    • Like a Local
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Nightlife Seeker
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • LGBT
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 42 things to do in Erice
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Relaxing trip up the mountain 11/11/2018
    • Very beautiful view on Trapani and Egadi Island 02/11/2018
    • Funierice Service
    Address:
    Strada Provinciale 31
    Corner via Capua
    91016, Erice, Sicily
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 0923 869720
    Price range:
    US$11 - US$11
    Hours:
    Mon
    1:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
    Tue - Fri
    7:45 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
    Sat - Sun
    8:45 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
    Other:
  • Erice
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    MaggieH264 Says:

    This medieval town is a must-visit for the region. The streets are narrow and winding, the views from the edges are fantastic, and the Maria Grammatico Pasticceria is world class. Spend some time browsing the ceramic shops in town and take something home with you!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • History Buff
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nightlife Seeker
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • LGBT
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    • Erice
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