Explore Sicily with a Cicerone guidebook
Walking in Sicily
Short and long-distance walks by Gillian Price
This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for 46 graded routes in Sicily, including the Madonie and Nebrodi mountains and Mount Etna. The routes range from easy strolls suitable for all the family to walks akin to Alpine treks. The terrain varies considerably from river valleys to ancient ruins to volcanoes and mountain peaks. More...
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Walk 33: there is a gate at the guardhouse (p188), reportedly open from 9am
to 6.45 pm.
p95: The Noto tourist office website is www.comune.noto.sr.it.
p111: (Walk 18) We have received reports that the way from the car park to the cliffs has been blocked by a locked gate. If this is the case, go down to the beachfront and the ex Gabbiano restaurant and follow the route description in reverse from p112 to visit the beach and ancient port structures. Return to the start point afterwards.
p189: The telephone number for B&B Ale Robi is now (mob) 334 9484519, and website www.alerobi.it.
p208: The third last paragraph should read: In addition to the delightful mountain chalet at the start of Walk 39...
p238: For accommodation, see Walk 42.
p218: The second accommodation listing should read 'Ai Tre Parchi Bed and Bike Tel 095 7991631 and mob 329 8970901 www.aitreparchibb.it.
January 2010 (included in 2012 reprint)
Last para - the agency www.mik-online.net no longer exists.
Etna section: the friendly staff at Rif Bruneck can help with local transport and will pick guests up at bus stops.
Portella della Ginestra Agriturismo Tel 091 8574810 or cell 328 2134597 firstname.lastname@example.org and www.liberaterra.it.
NB: This lovely guesthouse occupies a property confiscated from the Mafia by the State and turned over to a cooperative to encourage local employment.
We have received reports that the path that leads abruptly down to zigzag through shrubs to Cala Calcara is now too overgrown to take at the moment.