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Moon Sicily: Best Beaches, Local Food, Ancient Sites (Travel Guide) (Paperback)

Moon Sicily: Best Beaches, Local Food, Ancient Sites (Travel Guide) By Linda Sarris, Moon Travel Guides Cover Image
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From relaxing on sun-soaked beaches to hiking Mount Etna, immerse yourself in la dolce vita with Moon Sicily. Inside you'll find:
  • Flexible itineraries for exploring the best of Sicily, including Palermo, Western Sicily, the Aeolian Islands, Catania, Mount Etna, Syracuse, and more
  • Strategic advice for foodies and oenophiles, art lovers, hikers, history buffs, beach bums, and more
  • Must-see highlights and unique experiences for any season: Go climbing and wine-tasting on scenic Mount Etna. Visit the noble palaces and flourishing outdoor markets of Palermo. Island-hop and soak up the spectacular beaches of the Aegadian Islands. Walk among Greek ruins at the Valle dei Templi and wander romantic towns like Cefalú and Taormina
  • The best local flavors: Savor fresh seafood straight from the Mediterranean, sample locally made sheep cheese, and taste some of Italy’s best street food in Palermo. Enjoy diverse Sicilian wines like historic marsala and sip a morning cappuccino at a charming café
  • Expert advice from Palermo local and chef Linda Sarris on where to stay, what to eat, and how to get around
  • Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
  • Background information on the landscape, history, and cultural customs
  • Handy tools including an Italian phrasebook and tips for senior travelers, travelers of color, traveling with children, and more
With Moon’s practical tips and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can experience the very best of Sicily.
 
Exploring more of Italy? Check out Moon Southern Italy or Moon Rome, Florence & Venice.

About Moon Travel Guides: Moon was founded in 1973 to empower independent, active, and conscious travel. We prioritize local businesses, outdoor recreation, and traveling strategically and sustainably. Moon Travel Guides are written by local, expert authors with great stories to tell—and they can't wait to share their favorite places with you.

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About the Author


Linda Sarris is a food, wine, and travel consultant and private chef based in Palermo, Sicily. She left an office job in book publishing for a year of training at the French Culinary Institute that changed her world completely. After a scholarship from the Women Chefs and Restaurateurs organization sent her to a vineyard in Sicily, she fell in love with the island, its history, the warm people, the markets, and the incomparable weather. After nearly a decade of private chef-ing splitting time between New York and Sicily, she sold everything and moved full-time to Palermo.
 
From her sun-lit kitchen studio above the 1,000-year-old Ballarò food market, Linda works as a freelance writer, social media manager, and culinary communications consultant while still traveling regularly as a private chef, with clients in the fashion and music industries. Under her brand, The Cheeky Chef, she is self-publishing a Sicilian food and wine ‘zine and curating a series of Mediterranean culinary lifestyle retreats and travel experiences. Read more on her website, http://www.lindasarris.com.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9798886470000
Publisher: Moon Travel
Publication Date: March 26th, 2024
Pages: 344
Language: English
Series: Travel Guide