Depending on the U.S. departure city, flights are available to Rome or Milan on Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, and TWA. The 1-800 phone numbers and Web links for these airlines are available at this magazines Airlines page. Within Italy, Alitalia flights are available from Milan or Rome to Catania on Sicily's west coast or to Palermo on Sicily's northeast coast. Visitors will need a car to have the most options for their visit. Sicily has good efficient road system, with an autostrada that joins Palermo and Catania, and an autostrada that joins Catania and Messina. The train system in Sicily is relatively limited. Phone numbers and Web links for major auto rental firms in Italy are available at this magazine's Autos page.
|Useful WWW sites:
Best of Sicily: guide to Sicily, including Cefalu and Taormina
Lonely Planet, Italy Guide: Facts, history, activities, etc.
Italian Tourist Web Guide:
Italian Trains: Timetable for train connections between all Italian railway stations.
Hotel Baia Taormina: resort on Taormina Bay
Il Vecchio Frantoio: agriturismo in Sicily's Madonie region
Return to A Taste of Sicily article.