By Joanne Lane
There arent many locations on the earth you could ski after which hit the seashore afterwards for a clean dip see Greek, Roman, Etruscan, medieval and Arabic structure all within the comparable city and meet a number of the friendliest humans on the planet. The richness in tradition is verified within the theater, cinema and artwork came upon all over.
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To see the puppets, stage sets and related gimmicks go to the Museo delle Marionette or Museo Etnograifco Pitre in Palermo or Museo Vagliasindi in Randazzo. 34 n Arts & Architecture ished the use of Sicilian. However, there are still probably more speakers of Sicilian than of any other Italic language, except standard Italian. Regional dialects still exist and differ greatly from region to region. Many young people from country and inner city areas do not always speak, read or write standard Italian proficiently.
It) to obtain ISIC, ITIC and Euro<26 cards. You have to join the CTS first for i28. See the website for all Sicily offices. Here is a list of those in Palermo and Catania: 52 n n n n n Just the Facts Via Nicolo Garzili 28/g, Palermo, % 091-332-209 Via Danimarca 44/b, Palermo, % 091-670-3634 Via Etna 11, Catania, % 095-250-0391 Via Ventimiglia 153, Catania, % 095-530-223 Senior Cards: Senior Citizens can use their national pensioner cards to get discounts on rail and other travel, accommodation packages, tours and even museum entry.
English is not widely spoken even in cities and it will help if you know some basics. See our language glossary at the end of the guide for common words and phrases. Taxes n 49 A value-added tax (IVA or VAT) of 20% is added to clothing, wine and luxury goods sold in Italy. On consumer goods it’s already included in the price tag, but it may not be on services. To reclaim your tax see the Reclaiming Vat section later in this chapter. Expect a service charge and 9% IVA or VAT tax to be included in hotel rates.
Adventure Guide to Sicily by Joanne Lane