places in the world have been as blessed with such a rich heritage as
island only became part of Italy in 1860 and, for thousands of years before,
it's ownership was a hot-potato being tossed between
Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans and the Spanish.
All contributed to the culture and architecture of Sicily.
Our walks in Western Sicily explore fascinating
towns, lovely nature reserves, a remote island, archaeological sites and
caves that date back to prehistoric times.
One of the most memorable things about Sicily is the food.
to the islandís history of changing hands frequently, Sicilian cuisine
represents a delicious mish-mash of cultures. Plus, the island is incredibly
fertile and produces superb fruit and vegetables. Seafood abounds. The
result? A cuisine that is absolutely delicious! You will have never tasted a
mouth-watering cannoli like one from a Sicilian pastry shop.
About Walkers' World Western Sicily
This is a "two-centred" walking holiday where we stay at two
different hotels during the week. We stay
four nights in a hotel in the tiny
sea-front village of Scopello. We then move
south to spend three nights in the town of Marsala. Our private bus takes us to
the start of the walks and brings us back to the hotel at the end of the day. Our
guided walks show you the best of spectacular countryside and