Rick Steves Sicily (First Edition)
By Rick Steves, Sarah Murdoch, and Alfio Di Mauro
Rick Steves brings his strategic, selective approach to an increasingly popular Italian destination in this brand-new addition to his bestselling comprehensive series
Swim in the sparkling Mediterranean, marvel at the peak of Mount Etna, and get to know this region's timeless charm: with Rick Steves on your side, Sicily can be yours!
Inside Rick Steves Sicily you'll find:
Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring SicilyRick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favoritesTop sights and hidden gems, from the Norman cathedrals in the ancient city of Syracuse and the 13th-century Castello di Venere, to the sea caves of the Aeolian IslandsHow to connect with culture: Savor seafood-centric cuisine made from ancient recipes, catch an opera performance at the Teatro Massimo, or sample authentic Marsala wineBeat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insightThe best places to eat, sleep, and relaxwith a glass of local Pinot BiancoSelf-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Detailed maps for exploring on the goUseful resources including a packing list, Sicilian and Italian phrase books, a historical overview, and recommended readingOver 350 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you downComplete, up-to-date information on Enna, Ragusa, Catania, Messina, Palermo, Trapani, Syracuse, Agrigento, Caltanissetta, the Aeolian, Aegadian, and Pelagian Islands, and more
Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Sicily.
Since 1973, Rick Steves has spent about four months a year exploring Europe. His mission: to empower Americans to have European trips that are fun, affordable, and culturally broadening. Rick produces a best-selling guidebook series, a public television series, and a public radio show, and organizes small-group tours that take over 20,000 travelers to Europe annually. He does all of this with the help of a hardworking, well-traveled staff of 100 at Rick Steves' Europe in Edmonds, Washington, near Seattle. When not on the road, Rick is active in his church and with advocacy groups focused on economic justice, drug policy reform, and ending hunger. To recharge, Rick plays piano, relaxes at his family cabin in the Cascade Mountains, and spends time with his partner Trish, son Andy, and daughter Jackie.
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16 May 2019
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