On the island of Sicily, we'll start off on the east coast in Taormina. Laura then takes us to some of Sicily's high-light cities, Palermo, the largest city, and Randazzo, the quaint and beautiful medieval town. How about a visit to Agrigento? Laura ventures to the divinely inspired Cathedral Monreale. We'll also visit Mt. Etna, an active volcano.
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