10 days in Sicily Itinerary

10 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Ferry to Pozzallo, Drive to Piazza Armerina
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Piazza Armerina
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Vito lo Capo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cefalu
— 2 nights
Drive
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Termini Imerese
— 1 night
Drive
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Palermo
— 2 nights
Fly

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Piazza Armerina

— 2 nights
Piazza Armerina is an Italian comune in the province of Enna of the autonomous island region of Sicily.HistoryThe city of Piazza developed during the Norman domination in Sicily, when Lombards settled the central and eastern part of Sicily.But the area had been inhabited since prehistoric times. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Maria Santissima Delle Vittorie, steep yourself in history at Villa Romana del Casale, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Pietro, examine the collection at Museo della Civilta Contadina, then make a trip to Piazza Armerina, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gran Priorato di Sant’Andrea. On the next day, gain insight at Domus Artis, make a trip to Saint Maria of Monte, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Giuliano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giovanni Evengelista, and finally examine the collection at Museo Della Civilta Mineraria.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Piazza Armerina trip itinerary planner.

Valletta, Malta to Piazza Armerina is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Piazza Armerina

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

San Vito lo Capo

— 2 nights
A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Take a break from San Vito lo Capo with a short trip to Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro in Castellammare del Golfo, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Isuledda, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the San Vito lo Capo online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Piazza Armerina to San Vito lo Capo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cefalu.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Cefalu

— 2 nights
Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70km east of the provincial capital and 185km west of Messina. On the 6th (Mon), take a stroll through Cefalu Coast, explore the world behind art at Museo Mandralisca, then take in the awesome beauty at Rocca di Cefalu, then look for gifts at Enoteca le Petit Tonneau, and finally make a trip to Lavatoio Medievale. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Cefalu, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento, explore the world behind art at Museo Garibaldino e i Viaggi, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Ventimiglia, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Gibilmanna.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cefalu vacation planner.

Drive from San Vito lo Capo to Cefalu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Termini Imerese.

Things to do in Cefalu

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Termini Imerese

— 1 night
Termini Imerese is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo on the northern coast of Sicily, southern Italy.HistoryAncient HistoryThe site of the town has been populated since prehistoric times, as many archaeologial excavations have shown through the years. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Castello di Caccamo, stop by La Bottega nella Roccia, don't miss a visit to Duomo San Nicola di Bari, don't miss a visit to Scalinata di Via Roma, then examine the collection at Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Caterina D’Alessandria.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Termini Imerese online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Cefalu to Termini Imerese takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Palermo.

Things to do in Termini Imerese

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Palermo

— 2 nights
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 9th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Quattro Canti, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then don't miss a visit to Palazzo Pretorio, Municipio di Palermo, and finally ponder the design of Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria). On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Monreale, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Di San Giuseppe Dei Falegnami, Facolta Di Giurisprudenza, Universita Di Palermo.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Palermo trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Termini Imerese to Palermo by car takes about an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Sicily travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Ruins · Churches
The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily is a ruggedly attractive land. The island has a long history of foreign domination and has been controlled by the Greeks, Romans, Arabs, and Normans. The result is a distinct culture blending elements from all of those areas and featuring an intriguing dialect. This is a huge island with plenty of small villages to tour, each with its own treasures. Beyond the popular coastal areas, Sicily's inland attractions include an unspoiled landscape of mountains, hills, and villages that sometimes seem frozen in time. While the natural environment is its biggest draw, Sicily's greatest asset may be its people. They are proud of their traditions and incredibly hospitable to visitors.

Province of Palermo travel guide

4.2
Churches · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
Palermo is a city of Southern Italy, the capital of both the autonomous region of Sicily and the Metropolitan City of Palermo. The city is noted for its history, culture, architecture and gastronomy, playing an important role throughout much of its existence; it is over 2,700 years old. Palermo is located in the northwest of the island of Sicily, right by the Gulf of Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea.The city was founded in 734 BC by the Phoenicians as Ziz ('flower'). Palermo then became a possession of Carthage, before becoming part of the Roman Republic, the Roman Empire and eventually part of the Byzantine Empire, for over a thousand years. The Greeks named the city Panormus meaning 'complete port'. From 831 to 1072 the city was under Arab rule during the Emirate of Sicily when the city first became a capital. The Arabs shifted the Greek name into Balarme (بَلَرْم), the root for Palermo's present-day name. Following the Norman reconquest, Palermo became the capital of a new kingdom (from 1130 to 1816), the Kingdom of Sicily and the capital of the Holy Roman Empire under Frederick II Holy Roman Emperor and Conrad IV of Germany, King of the Romans. Eventually Sicily would be united with the Kingdom of Naples to form the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies until the Italian unification of 1860.

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