Here I’m going to tell about prices in Sicily. I hope it will be useful for tourists who are planning the trip to the Italian island.


Article contents:
Sicily hotel prices
Public Transport prices 
Sicily Food prices 
Guided tours Prices

Prices for Hotels on Sicily.

The choice of accommodation in Sicily is huge – hotels, guest houses, b & b, hostels, villas, houses, etc. Based on this, the spread in prices is also large. Prices for accommodation in Sicily start from 20 euros per night for two, let’s look more specifically.


Sicily hotels prices

Prices for hotels in Palermo start from 37 euros per night (double room). For example, Hotel Regina with a rating of 8.0 (37 euros) or a three-star hotel Hotel Bel 3 with a rating of 8.3 for 55 euros (with breakfast and free cancellation).

A 4 star hotel, for example, Residenza d’Aragona will cost you from 66 euros, and a five-star hotel – from 272 euros: Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo (rating 8.2) or Grand Hotel Wagner (rating 8.4)

Hostel in Palermo – from 16 euros per night (bed in a dormitory room)

Hotels in the resort of Cefalu  cost from 60 euros, for example, Hotel Mediterraneo , 3 * with breakfast will cost you from 85 euros. 4 * hotels – from 139 euros, for example, Alberi Del Paradiso , located in an old mansion with a lush garden and a large swimming pool.

Hotels in Catania – from 43 euros per night, for example, a hotel with a rating of 9.0 Art & Jazz Hotel will cost you from 69 euros per night with breakfast and free cancellation.

The price for a hotel in Taormina starts from 68 euros per night, for example, Taormina Garden Hotel (2 * hotel, but with a high rating of 8.2, located 50 meters from the sandy beach), or Hotel Soleado (rating 8.4, located in residential area of ​​Taormina, close to the cable car leading to the sea)

! Single trip by cable car: 3 euros

Compared to Catania and Palermo, Taormina has many five-star hotels. Price starts from 342 euros. If you have the financial opportunity, take a look at the hotels Hotel El Jebel , located in the historical center of Taormina, or Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea with a private beach.

Hotels in Trapani – about 56 euros. For example, Albergo Maccotta , 2 * (rating 8.3), located just 5 minutes walk from the promenade.

Hotels in Syracuse – from 35 euros per night.

Hotels in Agrigento from 33 euros.

Guest houses and b&b

Sicily hotels pricesA bed and breakfast, as well as guest houses, will cost you from 23 euros for two per night. For example, Giuffre’s Rooms in Palermo, or Graziella Rooms and Apartments in Trapani. I’ll also bring here our dear b & b Sicilio in Santa Flavia , where we spent 9 days. A very cozy place, a very helpful host Nino, who is ready to do everything possible and impossible for his guests. From 40 euros per night with breakfast (by the way, breakfast is very hearty, albeit portioned, unlike many hotels in Sicily – hot snacks, sweets, fruits, yogurt, jam, juice, tea / coffee)


In Sicily, a large selection of villas in different parts of the island. The cost starts from 48 euros for four. For 100 euros for two you will receive, for example, Casale Amato – a villa, calculated. for 4 people, 36 km from Palermo airport. Four-bedroom villa in Taormina Villa Mimosa – from 425 euros.


If you want to live on a farm, away from the bustle of the city, then Sicily is a great place for this. The island has a large selection of agricultural farms and guest houses, remote from the main tourist cities. Villa Del Bosco in Calatafimi, located on 15 hectares of agricultural land, will cost you only 35 euros per day for two! And how do you like the B&B Tra i Frutti , located among vineyards and olive trees? It features a pool and barbecue!

Unusual places to stay

Boating Boat & Breakfast Mariblù in Catania – from 90 euros with breakfast

Botel Barca Malù in Palermo – from 80 euros with breakfast

Ortigia Boat & Breakfast in Syracuse – from 150 euros for four people with breakfast

Glamping near Cavagrande_Noto  tent placement – 50 euros, can be removed via airbnb

Big loft in heart of Catane – loft in the heart of Catania – 55 euros, can be removed via airbnb

Traditional house in Ortigia – 55 euros, you can rent via airbnb 

rent a house in sicily
A traditional house in Ortigia can be rented for 55 euros


I also recommend to read my “Sicily travel Guide


Public transport prices

If you do not plan to move around the island by car, then you are interested in knowing the price level for transport in Sicily.

Train fare:

Palermo-Catania: direct from 13.50 euros , with transfers from 16.50 euros .

Palermo Santa Flavia: from 2.5 euros

Santa Flavia Catania : from 12.80 euros

Palermo Cefalu: from 5.60 euros

Palermo Agrigento: from 9 euros

Palermo Messina: from 12.80 euros

Trapani-Marsala: from 3.80 euros

Catania – Giardini Naxos: from 4.30 euros

The necessary price direction can be viewed on the website

Transfer from airport

Transfer to the center of Palermo, as well as Mondello will cost from 53 euros. You can order in advance, for example, on this site . Payment is made in advance, therefore, upon arrival, you don’t have to worry that you may be charged 2 or even 3 times more if you go by taxi.

Here are examples of transfer prices:


Read also my article Palermo Airport. How to get there.


Bus service:

Palermo Airport – Palermo Center: from € 6.30

Catania Airport – Center of Catania: from 1 euro (by city bus)

Trapani Airport – Trapani Center: from 4.5 Euro

Palermo-Catania: from 13.5 euros

Catania Taormina: 4.90 euros one way, 8.30 euros round-trip

Catania Etna: 4 euros one way, 6.60 euros round-trip.

Palermo-Trapani: from 9.60 euros

Catania-Syracuse: 6.20 euros one way, 9.60 euros round-trip

Directions to Palermo: buses 1.05 euros per hour, or 4 euros per day

Travel in Catania: buses 1 euro , a day pass for 2.5 euros , metro 0.90 euros for 90 minutes.

Funicular in Taormina: 3 euros


Guided tours


Excursions will cost from 24 euros per person

Entrance ticket to the ruins of Solunto: 4 euros

Funicular to Etna (altitude 2500m): 30 euros

The rise on buses to Etna from a height of 2500 m to 2900:  24 euros

Guide to Etna: 9 euros

Etna in Sicily
Etna Volcano – “must visit” in Sicily

Integrated ticket to climb Etna: 63 euros 


You may also find this article helpful:

Flights to Sicily – how to buy cheap flights to Sicily


Food Prices in Sicily

In the cafe

Snack / lunch in a cafe: 10-15 euros for two

Hot Dog: 2 Euro

Calzone: € 1.30

Caprese salad: 4 euros

Canolly: 2 euros

Cappuccino: 2.50 Euro

Hot Chocolate: € 2.30

Freshly squeezed juice from red Sicilian oranges: 2.5 euros

Coca-Cola and other drinks: € 1.80

Tea: 4 Euro

Coperto (service) 1.00 euros


Food Prices in Sicily
A huge plate of mussel soup in the restaurant will cost you only 9 euros.

Dinner for two with wine: from 25 to 50 euros

Antipasti (snacks): 2.50 euros

Panini: 3.50-4 euros

Pasta: 8 -15 euros

Coca-Cola and other drinks: 3 euros

Set menu: 15-30 euros

Mussel soup: 9 euros

Seafood Salad: 12-15 Euros

Wine: 5-7 euros

Beer: from 3 euros

Coperto (service): 1-2 euros


About Sicilian cuisine I wrote the article 


Sicily grocery prices

Lemonade: 0.85 Euro

Mozzarella small package: 0.95 euros

Wine: from 0.75 euros per bottle, an average of 4-5 euros

Beer: 1.5 euros per bottle

Water: 0.75 euros per 1.5l

Spices: 1.5 euros per glass jar

Stitched – from 5 euros per 1 kg (in the market)


Fruits and vegetables in the market

Strawberries: 2 euros per 1 kg

Blackberry: 1 euro per basket (about 300 grams)

Oranges: 0.6 euro per 1 kg

Watermelon: 1.5 euros per 1 kg

Apricots: 2 euros per 1 kg

Pears: 1.5 euros per 1 kg

Sweet cherry: 4,5 euro for 1 kg

Tomatoes: 1 euro for 1 kg

Eggplant: 1 euro per 1kg


Street food, snack:

food prices in sicily
In Sicily, a huge selection of pizza, closed pizza is characteristic mostly for this region of Italy

Gelato: from 2 to 4 euros

A slice of pizza: 1.5-3 euros

Canolly and other sweets: 1.5-3 euros

Arancini: 2-3 euros

Water: from 1 euro per 0.5l


As well as in any country of the world, the most expensive thing is eating in restaurants, street food or buying products in stores and markets will help you save a l


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