How to reach Sicily by sea

If you want to bring your own car on the island from other Italian regions, the best solution is by ferry boat. The main companies offer transportation of private vehicles at very cheap fares and som...

How to reach Sicily by plane

Sicily has three airports, in Palermo, Trapani and Catania, all of which are connected with the main Italian and European cities, and the additional smaller airports of Pantelleria and Lampedusa, for...

How to get to Sicily by car

For those arriving from North Italy, Sicily can be reached by highway A1 until Naples (main distances: Milan-Naples 770 km). From Naples the A3 takes to the boarding ports of Villa San Giovanni and R...

How to reach Sicily by train

Coming from North there are two options. The first option is to take the Eurostar train to Rome or Naples, and from here the Express train or an intercity train to Sicily (the journey takes approxima...

How to reach the smaller islands

By boat or hydrofoil The Aeolian islands The Aeolian islands are connected with Naples through Snav, Siremar and Alilauro (this last one also offers an integrated bus+ hydrofoil service in summer. Fr...

The strait of Messina

Messina is connected with Villa San Giovanni through the ferry boat of the Italian public company Ferrovie dello Stato (35′; 18 times per day) and the private company Caronte & Tourist (25...

To/from the airport

If you plan to visit only the main cities, we discourage from the use of your own car; whereas the private vehicle is highly recommended if you travel along the coast, inland or through various archa...