This guidebook includes 46 walks throughout Sicily and the adjoining Aeolian and Egadi Islands. Particular highlights include walks on Mount Etna, and through the Madonie and Nebrodi mountains. Walks range from 2 to 23km long, and are graded according to difficulty and terrain, so the right walk can be easily found, whether for a short family stroll around Medieval Erice, or the challenging trail that traverses the lava and ash-covered Mount Etna. This guidebook combines detailed route description and mapping with fascinating insight into the history and geology of Sicily and the many points of interest along the way. Whether the active volcanic rumblings of Stromboli, or elaborate coastal forts, to prehistoric cave paintings; Sicily is home to some of Europe’s greatest natural and historical wonders. The guidebook also includes practical information on travel to and around Sicily, the best time to go, as well as accommodation advice, information on facilities along the way, and a useful Italian-English glossary. The result is an ideal companion to explore all that Sicily has to offer the walker.
The 42 spectacular walks in this guidebook to Sicily include routes on Mount Etna, Egadi Islands, Madonie and Nebrodi Mountains and Aeolian Islands as well as coastal walks and explorations of ancient towns. With volcanoes, ruins, sunshine, olive groves. Sicily has good accommodation and transport, and excellent food and wine.
Author: Gillian Price
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Genre: Sports & Recreation / Walking
Date Published: 2010-09-09
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