Sicily Travel Information

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Sicily Scene Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and one of the 20 regions of Italy. It is also one of the five Italian autonomous regions. Because of its strategic position In the Mediterranean, The island has been conquered and governed by Greeks, Romans, Spaniards and Arabs - Each of whom left a mark in terms of food com of architecture and traditions, creating a unique spirit.

Things to do in Sicily: Mount Etna • Syracuse Sea Caves • Valley of the Temples • Dinner at L'Osservatotio on Stromboli Volcanic Island

Highly rated hotels in Sicily: Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo • VOI Grand Hotel Atlantis Bay • NH Collection Taormina • Verdura Resort • Minareto • Wellness & Spa Hotel - Principe di Fitalia • Relais Santa Anastasia • Giardino di Costanza Resort • Villa Neri Resort & Spa • Hotel Villa Athena • Villa Tasca Rural Tourism • Rada delle Tortore • Club Med Cefalu - Sicily • VOI Grand Hotel Mazzaro Sea Palace • Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea • Therasia Resort Sea & Spa • The Ashbee Hotel • Capofaro Locanda & Malvasia • San Domenico Palace Hotel • Baglio Oneto dei Principi di San Lorenzo - Luxury Wine Resort • Villa Rica

Italy's electricity is 230V 50Hz and uses plug types C, F & L
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Plug Type: LElectrical Plug ImageElectrical Socket Image

Great Circle Distance between Heathrow and Catania-Fontanarossa Airport is 1,228 miles. Sicily's IATA airport code is CTA. One World Lounge Details Here.


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Climate: Sicily has a typical Mediterranean climate with mild and wet winters and hot, dry summers with very changeable intermediate seasons. On the coasts, especially in the south-west, the climate is affected by the African currents and summers can be scorching. Sicily is seen as an island of warm winters. The climate is Mediterranean along the coasts and on the smaller islands, with mild, moderately rainy winters and hot, sunny summers. In inland areas, the climate is slightly more continental on the hills, where winters become moderately cold and summers are still hot (and often scorching). The mountain areas are colder and although at the same altitude, it's certainly not as cold as in the Alps or the Apennines.

Covid-19 Data for Italy

Data (updated daily) from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control on the geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases & deaths.

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BA Tier Points

Class Tier Points
(per Leg)
Tier Points
(Total)
Economy 20 40
Business 80 160


Avios Required (per leg) for BA Redemption Flight from London to Sicily

Cabin Off Peak TravelPeak Travel
Economy8,50010,000
Club17,00020,000


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