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New PDF release: Adventure Guide to Sicily

By Joanne Lane

There arent many areas on the earth you could ski after which hit the seashore afterwards for a clean dip see Greek, Roman, Etruscan, medieval and Arabic structure all within the comparable city and meet many of the friendliest humans on this planet. The richness in tradition is proven within the theater, cinema and artwork came upon all over.

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It Sicily is an hour ahead of GMT/UTC in winter and two hours ahead in the daylight saving season (last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October). This operational time is the same as most West European countries, except for Britain, Ireland and Portugal, which are one hour behind. However, Italy makes the changeover to daylight saving a little differently. com if you’re not sure. If you don’t speak Italian and plan on traveling without an Italian speaker it would be wise to learn at least a few words and phrases.

1 . . . . . . . . 45250 USA . . . . . . . . . US$1 . . . . . . . . com. Don’t count on finding an ATM in smaller towns, particularly in rural areas. The word for ATM in Italian is bancomat. Just the Facts Since January 2002 the euro (i)has been the unit of currency for all transactions in Italy and the EU. All receipts still have the lira (L) value marked on them and you may hear older people still discussing amounts in vecchia lire (old lira). 27L.

I1 Sit-down dinner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i10-20 Transport for inner city or small distances. . . . . i5-10 Metro ticket inner city . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 Just the Facts Sicily is probably not as cheap as you might hope but neither is it as expensive as mainland Italy. August is the most expensive time on the island and all resort areas put their prices up during this period. However, it is still a cheaper option than northern Italy even during this time and outside of peak periods prices drop dramatically.

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