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Preparing your trip to Sicily: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Sacrario di Cristo Re 1. Going on a trip don’t forget to bring an Italian phrasebook with you, as not all of locals speak foreign languages. It's worth noting that much of the indigenous population speaks particular Sicilian dialect, which is not always clear for foreigners. In this case, the sign language will help.
2. Travelers who don’t tolerate the heat are recommended to avoid trip in July and August. During this period, the temperature can reach 40 degrees Celsius; this time fans of beach holiday arrive to the island.
3. The holiday with children would be the best from July to September; at this time all the water parks and entertainment centers, including Etnalend, are working on the island. There are attractive discounts for children in all entertainment centers.
4. Travelers who expect to include the visit to the House of butterflies to their tour program have to consider some important points. It isn’t necessary to go there on a cloudy day, as butterflies are inactive in this weather. Those who want to attract the attention of insects should wear bright clothes, and butterflies certainly will try to sit down at a bright object.
5. Many of tour facilities and entertainment venues can be reached only by car, so travelers should take care and order excursions in advance. Updated information can always be found in the tourist center or hotel. Copyright
6. Those who visit Sicily in the summer are sure to take a sun protector. You can burn even during a casual walk around the city. Special beach shoes would become handy in the afternoon, as the sand on beaches is strongly heated.
7. Those planning a trip to Etna should definitely bring warm clothes, as it is always pretty cool at top of the volcano. At the foot of Mount Etna there is a special warm clothes rental, where paying 1-2 USD you can rent jackets, hats, and even warm boots.
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8. Shoppers should definitely pay attention to the local olive oil production, as oil is of high quality and is sold at attractive prices. It’s better to choose fruits at one of the open markets. The local wine and marzipan are other popular souvenirs among tourists.
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Italy: travelling advices

6. It is prohibited to be on beaches in Italy from 1AM to 6AM. Violation of this rule attracts a fine of 150 Euros.
7. When visiting temples and cathedrals in Italy, it is worth choosing closed clothing or throwing a scarf over your shoulders. Otherwise, you may not be allowed inside.
8. The name of the male and female toilet in Italy begins with a single letter - Signori and Signora. It is worth being careful not to get into an embarrassing situation.
9. Italians are very sociable people. They will gladly show strayed tourist the way, tell them about local sights and give some advice. … Open
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Travelling to Sicily - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Sicily. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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