10 days in Palermo, Calatafimi-Segesta & Castelbuono Itinerary

10 days in Palermo, Calatafimi-Segesta & Castelbuono Itinerary

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Palermo
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Calatafimi-Segesta
— 3 nights
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Castelbuono
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Palermo

— 3 nights
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cattedrale di Palermo and Regional Gallery (Galleria Regionale della Sicilia). For shopping fun, head to Mercato Ballaro or Via delle Absidi. Step out of Palermo to go to Monreale and see Duomo di Monreale, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Norman Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and don't miss a visit to Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Palermo travel route planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Palermo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Calatafimi-Segesta.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Calatafimi-Segesta

— 3 nights
Calatafimi-Segesta is a small town, more popularly known simply as Calatafimi, in the Province of Trapani, in Sicily, southern Italy.The full name of the municipality was created in 1997 and is meant to highlight the presence within its territory of the 5th century B.C. Doric temple of Segesta, widely regarded as one of the most intact of its type. Your day by day itinerary now includes Tempio di Segesta. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Tempio di Segesta. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Monumento e Museo di Pianto Romano, then explore the ancient world of Teatro Greco di Segesta, and then explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Calatafimi-Segesta online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Palermo to Calatafimi-Segesta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Calatafimi-Segesta are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Castelbuono.

Things to do in Calatafimi-Segesta

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Castelbuono

— 3 nights
Castelbuono is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo, Sicily .It is known for its castle from which its name derives, and around which the city developed in the 14th century.HistoryConstruction of the Castle began in 1316, by order of Count Francesco I of Ventimiglia, over the ruins of the ancient Byzantine town of Ypsigro, high on the San Pietro hill. Get some cultural insight at Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese and Putia Sicilian Creativity. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castello Ventimiglia and Castello dei Ventimiglia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Castelbuono: Chiesa Madre Gangi (in Gangi), Chiesa di Santa Maria di Gesu (in Gratteri) and Castello Di Sperlinga (in Sperlinga). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Maria SS. Assunta - Matrice Vecchia, see the interesting displays at Museo Naturalistico Francesco Mina Palumbo, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Civico di Castelbuono.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Castelbuono holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Calatafimi-Segesta to Castelbuono takes 2.5 hours. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Castelbuono

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips