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    • Winter Weather

      Sicilia Aug 13, 2015 at 6:46 AM

      Hi we are planning to escape for the winter and wonder if Southern Sicily is a possibility. Nov-March.
      If anyone can give me some honest info about the weather during these months I would be very grateful.
      Thanks in advance.:-)

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      from lipari to other islands

      Lipari Aug 20, 2015 at 1:56 AM

      hi guys,
      im looking for some information.i read about excursions,but we would like to go and explore on our is it possible to take the ferry and go to vulcano,stromboli.etc?and be there so long if we wanted,are there any timetables to find?are the smaller islands like panarea,salina,alicudi,filicudi nice to see in a daytrip,or is it too long for those island.any help is more than welcome

    • Sim cards for cell phone in Taormina

      Taormina Aug 13, 2015 at 6:16 AM

      Will be staying in Taomina for 3-4 days . Where can I buy a SIM card and obtain a Vodafone service /data plan. ? Thank you

    • Eating with children - restaurant recommendations

      Taormina Aug 27, 2015 at 4:21 AM

      I know Sicilians are generally really accommodating of children, but does anyone have any personal recommendations on places to eat with them, that’s not too expensive?

    • Best Mount Etna tours for with toddlers

      Taormina Aug 11, 2015 at 5:00 AM

      We're heading to Taormina at the beginning of Sept and have a 2.5 year old in tow. We'd love to go out to mount etna, so wondered if anyone had recommendations for tours that go there that are suitable when you have a toddler - i.e one that doesn't require a lot of walking

      Any recommendations for other toddler-friendly activity are also welcome!


    • Hotel around Taormina

      Taormina Aug 6, 2015 at 3:08 PM

      Can you give me the name of hotels around Taormina at a reasonable price?

    • Ripped by the ticket agent.

      Siracusa Aug 6, 2015 at 10:24 AM

      What a shame on the ticket agent.
      We were in Catania, wanted to visit Syracuse.
      We went last Friday 31st July at around 9.15am.
      We went to get the tickets from Piazza Station, Ast office.
      The agent asked in Italian language diceanove venti euros.
      We gave him €30 cause we understand €29.20.
      He took them and gave us €0.80 change and said veloce,veloce il bus is leaving in Italian.
      We run and whilst we were on the bus looked at tickets and found out he STOLE €10 and keep them in his pocket.
      In the afternoon we went to the office to tell but the agent wasn't duty.
      We were so upset that we left our luggage on the bus as well.
      In the morning we went at the office , talked to the agent and he was shocked and said he don't remember.
      He is not going to be rich but he is not fit for the job.
      Tourists make sacrifices to have a holiday and won't expect to be maltreated and mostly ripped off.
      Shame on him!

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      Theater and traffic

      Palermo Aug 2, 2015 at 4:59 AM

      I'm coming for 2 weeks to Sicily and plan to spend day or 2 in Palermo. We are driving a car, but having read a lot of horror stories of traffic in Palermo, I booked 2 nights in Monreale, planning to go by bus. But... I've also got tickets to the Massimo theater and was told that taking bus at night won't be an option. So what is the easiest way to get from Monreale to Palermo and back, and if we need to go by car, where can we park to make our driving less stressful and parking safe?


    • getting to Taormina

      Taormina Aug 23, 2015 at 11:51 AM

      What is the cheapest and quickest way to get from Palermo to Taormina?

    • supermarkets in Taormina

      Taormina Aug 9, 2015 at 7:32 AM

      Are supermarkets open on sundays and which are the best ?

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      2 weeks in Sicily - plan tuning

      Sicilia Aug 11, 2015 at 11:53 AM

      My husband and I are coming for 2 weeks to Sicily. We are flying to Catania, spent a night near the airport and take the car in the morning. My plan for now is following:
      1 day - Enna, night at Piazza Armerina
      2 day - Caltagirone , Ragusa, night at Siracusa
      3 - Siracusa
      4 - leave Sicarusa, drive to Agrigento (last evening visit the Valey of Temples). On the way visit Notto and Modica (is it not too much?), Night in Agrigento
      5. Night in Erice
      6-7 Palermo. On the way from Erice visit Monreale
      8. Night in Milazzo . Spend half a day at Cefalu
      9. Night at Stromboli
      10. Visit Volcano on the way back to Milazzo.
      11. Night at Messina
      12-13 Nights near Etna, one day - tour up the volcano
      14 - Night in Catania
      Any advice very-very welcome

    • Date house sold

      by ronitcorry Online Now Jun 2, 2014 at 3:31 PM

      Hi. I am looking for the date a house was sold on Stromboli by the Ferro family in either 2012 or 2013. How would I find this information? Thank you!

      2 Answers Jun 3, 2014 at 10:48 AM
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      Ferry booking

      by bashboo Online Now Jul 14, 2013 at 1:32 AM

      Would like to know if it's advisable to book the ferry in advance online? My journeys would be in 1st week of August, so peak season, and going from Milazzo -> Lipari, Lipari -> Stromboli, and Stromboli -> Milazzo. Thank you!

      7 Answers Jul 15, 2013 at 5:31 PM
    • Current status of Stromboli activity

      by jpt_tan Online Now Sep 13, 2007 at 2:07 PM

      Can anyone tell me the current status of the Strombolian activity at the moment. Is there daily eruptions and lava flowing to the sea currently?

      1 Answer Sep 13, 2007 at 11:32 PM
    • getting to Stromboli?

      by twanje Online Now Apr 11, 2005 at 6:42 PM

      We will be in Milazzo on Saturday May 7 and were hoping someone knows the scheduled departure times to Stromboli. We have searched the internet and cannot find any firm information on ferry and hydrofoil schedules. Thank you in advance!

      4 Answers Apr 17, 2009 at 9:40 AM
    • Low season accomodations (mid-Nov)?

      by coral04 Online Now Oct 29, 2004 at 8:37 AM

      Hi, I am traveling to Sicily and the Aeolian Islands this mid-November and have been having trouble finding accomodations on Stromboli. Any recommendations or advice would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

      4 Answers Nov 8, 2004 at 7:13 AM
    • Tour to Climb Stromboli Volcano

      by apollo_control Online Now May 29, 2003 at 7:42 AM

      Hello I wish to climb the Stomboli volcano in the early evening with an authorised tour. Has anyone done this & what is the best way to organise a climb. In Australia NO travel agent could find any information for me. I travel to Italy between 5-10 July 2003 Any help will be appreciated; email replies to: please Thanks!