Sicilia Tourist Traps

  • Sorry this was in Genoa before we boarded the ship
    Sorry this was in Genoa before we...
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Sicilia Tourist Traps

  • Lipari

    Palermo Tourist Traps

    Lipari, you don´t really need to go there, it´s full of tourist and I didn´t really discovered something special ! The famous White Beach: all you can see is a ruin of a house and of corse the beach (I wouldn´t say that is something special) There are some tours around Lipari, possible interesting, just try it.

  • Cassaforte meaning safe deposit box

    At the end of our stay at Fiesta Hotel Garden Beach Campofelice di Roccella we received our bill and found our that they had charged us for a safe which we did not ask for. Of course the had to deduct the price of 7.50€ but other guest paid this price because they did not notice it also because they did not understand the word Cassaforte. Bring...

  • "Coperto" You are paying extra for the...

    Il "coperto": This extra charge is added to the bill for the tablecloth, plates, glasses, napkin and cutlery.For example "Coperto 2 €. per person. La "ricevuta fiscale"No one likes to pay taxes and in Italy it is a way of life to avoid taxation. If on your bill there is no "Ricevuta fiscale" and only a handwritten bill then you are helping the...


    Be very careful when travelling with a taxi. On our first night we had almost spent all of our money in taxis.. how? Taxi drivers tend to drive you all the way through Sicily before taking you where you want to go in order to charge you more. A 10 min drive from the airport to the hotel costs us 30 Euros each as the taxi driver decided on taking us...

  • Mafia controls the entrance fees

    The entrance fees to all major sights have been more than doubled since the introduction of the Euro. There used to be a flat entrance fee of ITL 4.000, .Now you will be charged EUR 4.50 which is approximately ITL 10.000,- .

  • Thieves

    When you go to Sicily you should know that in the big cities a lot of things get stolen. Before you know it they have taken your wallet, mobile phone,... out of your backpack or purse. Keep backpack or purse always in front of you or where you can always see it. Leave most of your money and valuable things in a save place in your hotel room. Don't...


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