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Hiking in Sicily: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You

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Conquer the ancient hills and piercing peaks of Sicily

Tackle the backs of active volcanoes still bubbling after centuries, take in the breathtaking scenery from rugged mountains and crystal-clear waters. After thrilling hikes on isolated networks of trails, explore the local culture that offers a wealth of traditions and customs, from food to music. Visit between September and October for prime hiking conditions.

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FAQs: Hiking in Sicily

What should I know about Hiking Sicily?

The triangular-shaped island of Sicily is separated from mainland Italy by the Strait of Messina. The landscape of the island is dominated by hills and mountains with their slopes being heavily cultivated. Its northern coast is home to a collection of mountain ranges, which include the Madonie, Nebrodi and Peloritani. All of these ranges are part of the larger Apennines mountain range.

Why should I choose Sicily for my Hiking adventure?

Sicilian scenery

The natural landscapes of the island of Sicily offer supreme beauty, ranging from stunning summits and thermal baths bubbling from beneath the ground to crystal-clear waters of the sea. Active volcanoes dominate the skyline and add an air of liveliness to the solitude of the mountainside of Sicily. Discover the high peaks and dense forest of the stunning island.

Heart of European culture

Far from lounging around on the sandy beaches of Sicily, inject some adrenaline into your veins by heading into the hills of the mountainside, and conquering the high peaks that guard the island. And despite its small nature, the island offers a big bunch of options, from strenuous hikes among the mountains to more leisurely treks along the coastal paths.

Island culture

The culture on the island is a wealthy mixture of rustic villages such as Montagna, historic archaeological sites protected under UNESCO World Heritage, such as the Valley of the Temples, Necropolis of Pantalica, ancient cities such as Selinunte. It is also a treasure for architecture, cuisine, arts and music.

What can I expect from the weather during my Hiking trip in Sicily?

The island receives a Mediterranean climate featuring mild and wet winters and hot and dry summers. The in-between seasons host variable conditions.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Sicily region?

Italian and Sicilian.

What currency is accepted around Sicily?

Euro.

What's the country code for the Sicily region?

+39.

When is the best time to travel to Sicily for Hiking?

Visit between September and October for prime hiking conditions.

What people are saying about Hiking | Sicily

Emma

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Una opción perfecta si te gusta la aventura y la naturaleza! Solo hay que empezar!

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