10 days in Islands of Sicily Itinerary

10 days in Islands of Sicily Itinerary

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10 days in Islands of Sicily Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly + Drive:  33 h
1
Isola Vulcano
— 1 day
+5
Ferry + Foot + Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
2
Lampedusa
— 3 nights
+5
Fly + Foot + Train + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  7 h 30 min
3
Ustica
— 1 day
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
4
Isola di Favignana
— 3 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Shuttle + Fly:  37 h
End: Auckland

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day
Isola Vulcano

Isola Vulcano ©
On the 17th (Thu), make a trip to Capo Grillo and then stroll through Scalata al Cratere.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Isola Vulcano trip itinerary planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Isola Vulcano is an approximately 33- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 11 hours traveling from Auckland to Isola Vulcano due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Auckland, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Isola Vulcano, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lampedusa.

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Scalata al Cratere ©
Scalata al Cratere
Capo Grillo ©
Capo Grillo

3
nights
Lampedusa

Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Lampedusa is known for beaches, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the vivid underwater world at Capo Ponente, kick back and relax at Cala Pulcino, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia dei Conigli.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lampedusa road trip website.

You can do a combination of ferry, train, and flight from Isola Vulcano to Lampedusa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ustica.

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Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
La Tabaccara ©
La Tabaccara

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day
Ustica

Ustica is the name of a small island, about 9km across, situated 52km north of Capo Gallo, Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): delve into the distant past at Rocca della Falconiera, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then deepen your understanding at Progetto S.E.P.I.A..

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ustica online holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Lampedusa to Ustica takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ustica can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Isola di Favignana.

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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nights
Isola di Favignana

Isola di Favignana ©
Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Egadi Sea, don't miss a visit to Grotte bue marino, then see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Matteo Sercia, and finally contemplate the long history of Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Burrone, cast your line with a fishing tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa, and finally stop by I Veri Sapori Favignanesi.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Isola di Favignana online route builder.

You can ride a ferry from Ustica to Isola di Favignana in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Isola di Favignana are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Spiaggia di Cala Rossa ©
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa
Grotte bue marino ©
Grotte bue marino