Which part of Sicily is the nicest?
Agrigento[SEE MAP] Agrigento is a relatively small hilltop city on the southwest coast of Italy, but it is arguably the most famous settlement on the island of Sicily. This is mainly due to the fact that it’s home to the best-known tourist attraction in Sicily – the Valle dei Templi, or Valley of Temples.
Where should I stay in Sicily for the first time?
Palermo is the best place to stay in Sicily if you are visiting for the first time as you will have easy access to the main attractions of Sicily and be able to reach nice beaches easily.
Which coast of Sicily is better?
Some of the best beaches in Sicily are to be found south of Syracuse, at Vendicari Nature Reserve and around the point on the south coast, where seemingly endless stretches of sand follow the coast through Pozzallo, Marina di Modica, Sampieri, Donnalucata, Marina di Ragusa and Punta Secca.
Is Catania or Palermo better?
Palermo “may” have the edge on markets, but overall, Catania is better for shopping – You would find boutique shopping on via Etnea, as well as hypermarkets all around Catania. There are beaches in Catania and beaches easily reached by public bus from Catania towards the airport – Mondello is Palermo’s beach.
Do you need a car in Sicily?
If you are visiting Sicily for 2 or 3 days, more than likely you may not need to rent a car. There is so much to do in the large cities, and public transport is readily available. As with many old Italian cities, some streets are quite narrow and parking can be difficult.
How many days do you need in Sicily?
Sicily can be experienced in as little as 3 to 5 days if you are short on time and interested in a quick coastal retreat. However, it’s much better to spend at least a week discovering this Mediterranean paradise. If you have 7 days you can explore a meaningful section of the island.
Can you swim in the sea in Sicily?
Some of the most beautiful beaches in Italy ring the shores of Sicily, lapped by turquoise-blue Mediterranean waters that are warm enough for swimming from mid-May through October.
Does Sicily have beautiful beaches?
Choosing just a few of the most beautiful beaches in Sicily is a difficult task. This is because the island offers an exceptional variety of views, crystal clear water, and natural works of art that are unique in the world. To explore the wonderful world of the Sicilian sea, you must start from somewhere and everyone.