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Sicily Highlights

Overview

Sicily Travel Guide

Rugged coastal plains, rolling wheat fields and the majestic Mount Etna combine to create Sicily's unique landscape. Enjoy endless beaches and bustling towns or explore ancient ruins which have been left behind by a myriad of civilisations that once invaded this island. Sicily's warm climate and a wide choice of hotels ensure a holiday here will satisfy even the most discerning traveller. Take advanatge of our special offers and enjoy outstanding value for money on your Sicily holiday.

Let us put together your perfect itinerary. With time on your hands you may enjoy a totally relaxing holiday in just one hotel or you may prefer to discover the diversity of Sicily and stay a couple of nights in several different hotels. If you don’t have the luxury of time you can enjoy a short break and just book a couple of nights away.

Italy Contacts

Italian Tourist Board: +39 06 49711 or
Italian Embassy, Washington DC, United States: +1 202 612 4400.
Italian Embassy, London, United Kingdom: +44 (0)20 7312 2200.
Italian Embassy, Ottawa, Canada: +1 613 232 2401.
Italian Embassy, Canberra, Australia: +61 (0)2 6273 3333.
Italian Embassy, Pretoria, South Africa: +27 (0)12 423 0000.
Italian Embassy, Dublin, Ireland: +353 (0)1 660 1744.
Italian Embassy, Wellington, New Zealand: +64 (0)4 473 5339.
United States Embassy, Rome: +39 06 46741.
British Embassy, Rome: +39 06 4220 0001/ 4220.
Canadian Embassy, Rome: +39 06 85444 2911.
Australian Embassy, Rome: +39 06 852 721.
South African Embassy, Rome: +39 06 852 541.
Irish Embassy, Rome: +39 06 697 9121.
New Zealand Embassy, Rome: +39 06 853 7501.
Emergencies: 113 (Police); 118 (Ambulance)

Customs

In Italy, it is an offence to sit on steps and in courtyards near public buildings, including the main churches in Florence; eating and drinking in the vicinity should also be avoided. Shorts, vests or any other immodest clothing should not be worn inside churches.

Passport/Visa

The borderless region known as the Schengen Area includes the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. All these countries issue a standard Schengen visa that has a multiple entry option, and which allows the holder to travel freely within the borders of all the aforementioned countries. Furthermore, all foreign passengers to Italy must hold visible proof of financial means to support themselves while in the country, return/onward tickets, and the necessary travel documentation for their next destination. Note that visitors may be refused entry, either for public security, tranquillity, order or health reasons. Extensions of stay in Italy are possible, by applying to local authorities. NOTE: It is highly recommended that your passport has at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.