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How to Get

You can reach Sicily by plane, landing at the Falcone e Borsellino International Airport (Palermo), Fontanarossa (Catania), V. Florio (Trapani-Birgi). From Palermo, Catania and Trapani the flights leave to Lampedusa and Pantelleria islands. The main touristic ports for cruises and ferries are in Palermo, Trapani, Messina, Catania, Siracusa, Porto Empedocle, Mazara del Vallo, Milazzo. The daily departures leave from Milazzo to the Aeolian Islands, from Palermo to Ustica island, from Trapani to the Aegads Islands and Pantelleria, from Porto Empedocle to the Pelagie islands. Trenitalia links Sicily with the continent, there are railway stations in the main towns and in the principal places, but the Circumetnea links Catania with the small cities all around the Etna. The suburban bus services are efficient.

How to Travel 

The motorway connects Palermo with Catania(A 19) Palermo with Messina (A 20) Messina with Catania (A 18) and Palermo with Mazara del Vallo and Trapani (A 29). The remaining roadway is efficient. It's divided into: express way, provincial and state road, the best for better enjoying the view.