The 42 spectacular walks in this guidebook to Sicily include routes on Mount Etna, Egadi Islands, Madonie and Nebrodi Mountains and Aeolian Islands as well as coastal walks and explorations of ancient towns. With volcanoes, ruins, sunshine, olive groves. Sicily has good accommodation and transport, and excellent food and wine.
Seasons: March to June is best. Summers are very hot for walking. Early Autumn is pleasant but late Autumn is the wettest time of the year.
Centres: Access via Palermo, Naples and and other airports. Most main towns would be good bases- Messina, Taormina, Catania.
Difficulty: Some of the walking may be arduous (Etna). Routes of varying difficulty between half and full days.
Must See: Mount Etna (though it may be closed to walkers); the Isola Egadi; Hellenic, Roman and Byzantine remains; and the wonderful food.