10 days in Sicily Itinerary

10 days in Sicily Itinerary

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10 days in Sicily Itinerary

Start: Catania
Bus:  1 h
1
Taormina
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Milazzo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Mongiove
— 3 nights
train:  2 h 30 min
4
Palermo
— 2 nights
End: Palermo


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2
nights
Taormina

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ancient Theatre of Taormina. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): enjoy some music at Ancient Theatre of Taormina. On the next day, take in the pleasant sights at Piazza IX Aprile, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del Varo, then don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Taormina, and finally admire the local landmark of Quattro Fontane di Taormina.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Taormina trip planner .

Catania to Taormina is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Taormina when traveling from Catania in May, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Milazzo.

Things to do in Taormina

Historic Sites
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Ancient Theatre of Taormina ©
Ancient Theatre of Taormina
Corso Umberto ©
Corso Umberto
Piazza IX Aprile ©
Piazza IX Aprile

2
nights
Milazzo

Milazzo
Milazzo is a town in the Metropolitan City of Messina, Sicily, southern Italy; it is the largest commune in the Metropolitan City after Messina and Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Castello di Milazzo.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Milazzo online route planner .

Traveling by car from Taormina to Milazzo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Milazzo, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Tue) before leaving for Mongiove.

Things to do in Milazzo

Historic Sites

3
nights
Mongiove

Mongiove ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Mulino ad Acqua Giorginaro del 1690 a Ruota Orizzontale (in Novara di Sicilia) and Montalbano Elicona (Borgo Medievale, Castello, & more).

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mongiove journey planner .

You can drive from Milazzo to Mongiove in an hour. June in Mongiove sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 24°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Palermo.

Things to do in Mongiove

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Montalbano Elicona, Patti, Mulino ad Acqua Giorginaro del 1690 a Ruota Orizzontale
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Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari ©
Borgo Medievale ©
Borgo Medievale
Megaliti dell'Argimusco ©
Megaliti dell'Argimusco

2
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Palermo is known for historic sites, nightlife, shopping, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, make a trip to Quattro Canti, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Di San Giuseppe Dei Falegnami, Facolta Di Giurisprudenza, Universita Di Palermo.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Palermo itinerary planner .

Getting from Mongiove to Palermo by car takes about 2.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Palermo

Tours Historic Sites
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace
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