Michelin Travel Guide Sicily

Michelin Travel Guide Sicily

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Discover the island of myths that inspired philosophers and poets alike on their travels in the ancient world: an island that mothered the comic devil masks of the Uballu di Diavula festival in Prizzi, and a host of modern day legends like marsala wine. See the forge of the giants of Hephaestus, the god of fire, as the ancient Greeks believed inhabited the

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Discover the island of myths that inspired philosophers and poets alike on their travels in the ancient world: an island that mothered the comic devil masks of the Uballu di Diavula festival in Prizzi, and a host of modern day legends like marsala wine. See the forge of the giants of Hephaestus, the god of fire, as the ancient Greeks believed inhabited the fiery belly of Mount Etna. Shelter from the afternoon heat in the maze of columns and pillars of the ancient Valle dei Templii in Agrigento. Catch the scent of the sea on the breeze by the sparkling saltpans and traditional tuna fisheries by the southerly road from the captivating Isole Egadi. Explore the rich passages of the Palazzo de Normanni, home to the mythical frescoes of Velasquez. The Michelin Green Guide is the authority on the French Alps today and the forces of nature and society that have shaped them. Michelin's local writers have walked, skied, driven, visited, slept, shopped and eaten through every tour, piste, sight, hotel, restau

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ISBN-13:
9781906261412
Publisher:
Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
Publication date:
01/28/2009
Series:
Michelin Travel Guides Series
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.80(d)

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