FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
ABOUT WESTERN SICILY
1. How do I get to Palermo?
There are flights from various European cities but Rome has the
2. How difficult is the walking? We describe the walking as
"moderate". There are ascents and stony trails at times but the pace is
easy and with two guides it doesn't matter if you need to go slowly.
3. What if I want to combine Eastern and Western Sicily? There
are three direct trains a day between Palermo and Catania. Journey is
about 3 hours. Tickets are inexpensive.
4. Where should I stay if I want extra time in Palermo?
There are many hotels in the old section of town. Palermo Airport is
about one hour by airport bus from the city centre. Buses leave every
5. What is the weather like
in October? It should be ideal for walking with the
summer heat gone.