Published September 4, 2006
by W. W. Norton .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||512|
We spent 2 weeks in Sicily in Oct After looking through all the major guides at a local book store, we purchased the Lonely Planet Sicily (3rd Edition) and the Blue Guide Sicily (7th Edition). Lonely Planet covers the all the major sites, cities, and towns. Its city maps, with the locations of restaurant, hotels, etc. are extremely helpful/5. Fully updated new edition of a key Blue Guide, the guide of choice for experts and independent travelers. Revised and extensively updated, Blue Guide Sicily offers an in-depth history of this historically rich destination. Ellen Grady gives a comprehensive overview of the island—from detailed analyses of cities, sights and works of art to carefully chosen suggestions of where and what to eat Brand: Blue Guides Limited of London. Sicily is a land of extremes and contrasts, a magnification of all things Italian. Europe's premier itinerant contemporary art festival, Manifesta, has chosen Palermo as its host city for What's on in Sicily: a month-by-month guide! Find out the climate in Sicily for any . While this guide retains the Blue Guides' traditional focus on architecture, art and archaeology, with in-depth coverage of all the sights, both the famous and those off the beaten track, the author is also an expert on the cuisine of Sicily and each chapter contains detailed and up-to-date listings of where to eat and what local specialities /5(28).
The Rough Guide to Sicily provides detailed practical advice on where to stay, from hostels to luxury boutique hotels, how to get around and how to get the best value for money. The guide also includes two full-colour sections, and background information on the art, architecture and history of this most colourful of Mediterranean islands/5(68). Answer 1 of We are spending two weeks driving around Sicily during the last two weeks of September and all of our lodging is booked. Of course I use TripAdvisor and the forum to help pre-planning this trip. However, I would like to order a guidebook to use as. Revised and extensively updated, Blue Guide Sicily offers an in-depth history of this historically rich destination. Ellen Grady offers a comprehensive overview of Sicily from what to see and where to eat to detailed analyses of individual museum pieces." Blue Guides: Blue Guide Sicily (Paperback). Sicily's varied landscape makes a dramatic first impression. Fly into Catania and the smoking hulk of Etna greets you; arrive in Palermo and it's the sparkling Golfo di Castellammare. This juxtaposition of sea, volcano and mountain scenery makes a stunning backdrop for outdoor activities. Hikers can wind along precipitous coastlines, climb.
Buy a Book About Sicily Sicily Blue Guide. Actually a recent omnibus edition combining two of Norwich's books written in the s, The Normans in Sicily chronicles the Conquest of Sicily ("The Other Conquest") in breathtaking detail. Information is given by region, so easy to keep track of where you need to be in the book. Complete name of the book I have is: DK Eyewitness Travel Guides Sicily Cost a few years ago was $20 at my local Borders Book store (now out of business, but I bet you can find the books on Amazon or at Barnes and Noble). Sicily Guide books. Blue Guide Sicily Ellen Grady – Edited and revised in by Michael Metcalfe, the guide on this tour and our Italy specialist, this is the best archaeological and cultural guide to the island currently in print. Landscapes of Sicily, a Countryside Guide IN (USA) Peter Amann – The best walking guide to the island. This book offers a fine, if abbreviated, history of Sicily. Granted, there is a vast amount of history associated with this magnificent island, and trying to cover the breadth of it in the course of one book is bound to be challenging. It covers the history from prehistoric times all /5.