Moving around Sicily

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Sicily is one of the biggest islands of the Mediterranean, and the distances between the various cities require long hours journey by car or by bus, even more if you choose to travel by train, since the train stations are usually situated in isolated villages outside the main cities.

In case you need to change train or bus, you may even take 5 or 6 hours to run a distance of 50 km, since the interchange connections are not scheduled to fit with another. So you’d better plan your travels in order to avoid loss of time and long waiting in far away train and bus stations. If you have to move from one side to the other of the island, in general the itineraries along the coast are quicker, whereas it might take an entire day to cross the inland north-south or east-west.

Numerous ferry boats and hydrofoils reach the smaller islands, and some of them have direct connections with the dryland. Pantelleria and Lampedusa can be also reached by plane with regional flights from Palermo.

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Relais La Placa

Relais La PlacaLocated in the small village of Francavilla Di Sicilia, Relais La Placa features a garden and a sun terrace. It offers free Wi-Fi and BBQ facilites, a [...]

Hotel d'Orange d'Alcantara

Hotel d'Orange d'AlcantaraHotel d'Orange is in the green Alcantara Valley, a 20-minute drive from Taormina, Mount Etna, and Giardini Naxos. Family-run since 1983, it offers fre [...]

Hotel Du Chateau

Hotel Du ChateauSet in a former castle in Francavilla Di Sicilia, Hotel Du Chateau has a terrace. It offers a daily breakfast and air-conditioned accommodation with a [...]

Lucia's House Taormina's Bay

Lucia's House Taormina's BayLucia's House Taormina's Bay is 250 metres from Nizza di Sicilia's sandy beach. It offers self-catering apartments with a private balcony or small ter [...]

La Terra Dei Sogni

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Palazzo Russo

Palazzo RussoLocated in the historic centre of Novara di Sicilia, Palazzo Russo is set in a historic building and features wall and ceiling frescos. It provides el [...]

Don Giovanni Hotel

Don Giovanni HotelLocated 5 km from Sambuca, the Don Giovanni is surrounded by olive groves and vineyards. It offers a pool with a hydromassage area, free bike rental, [...]