Sicily holiday attractions 2012, our guide to what to see and where to visit on the fascinating Italian Mediterranean island of Sicily.
Monreale Cathedral located near Palermo is of roman origin, it is renowned worldwide for its mosaics.
Valley of the Temples in Argegento is a fabulous archeological site with eight temples. It is classified as a UNESCO world heritage site.
Mount Etna is the most well known attraction on the island for most people. Etna is Europe’s highest volcano.
Norman Palace in Palermo has its origins in the ninth century and now houses the islands government which is partly autonomous.
Palazzo Biscari in Catania is a beautiful example of baroque architecture.
Ursino Castle in Catania is a museum nowadays, displaying works by local artists dating back to the fifteenth century.
Siracusa or Syracuse as it is also known is where you can see the most ancient temple of Greek origin outside of Greece.
Capuchins Catacombs in Palermo is a museum where mummies are preserved.
Taormina is the site of the Teatro Antico a beautiful old monument which is still in active use today.
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