10 days in Sicily Itinerary

10 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Madrid
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
1
San Vito lo Capo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Isola di Favignana
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Palermo
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Lampedusa
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Madrid

1
night
San Vito lo Capo

San Vito lo Capo ©
A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Tonnarella dell'Uzzo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): make a trip to Chiesa Anime Sante del Purgatorio, enjoy the sand and surf at Lungomare di Tramontana della Citta di Trapani, then take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini del Balio, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Acqua Azzurra.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Vito lo Capo trip maker tool.

Madrid, Spain to San Vito lo Capo is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in August: highs in San Vito lo Capo hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Trapani, Giardini del Balio
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Giardini del Balio ©
Giardini del Balio
Cala Tonnarella dell'Uzzo ©
Cala Tonnarella dell'Uzzo
Chiesa Anime Sante del Purgatorio ©
Chiesa Anime Sante del Purgatorio

2
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.
On the 22nd (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Scalo Cavallo, then make a trip to Villa Margherita Giardini Ipogei, and then don't miss a visit to Grotta perciata, favignana. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Beach and then examine the collection at Casa Museo Matteo Sercia.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Isola di Favignana travel route builder.

You can drive from San Vito lo Capo to Isola di Favignana in 2.5 hours. In August in Isola di Favignana, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Grotta perciata, favignana ©
Grotta perciata, favignana

4
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lampare Beach and Lidi di Balestrate. Get outdoors at Gole di Tiberio and Riserva Naturale Orientata Foce del Fiume Platani. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palermo: CIDMA: Mafia and Anti-Mafia Center Guided Visits (in Corleone), Lido Pam Pam (in Trappeto) and Piazza del Duomo (in Cefalu). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Palazzo Conte Federico, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Gesu, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Di San Giuseppe Dei Falegnami, Facolta Di Giurisprudenza, Universita Di Palermo.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Palermo trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Isola di Favignana to Palermo takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Palermo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gole di Tiberio, Lidi di Balestrate, Lampare Beach, CIDMA: Mafia and Anti-Mafia Center Guided Visits, Lido Pam Pam
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Gole di Tiberio ©
Gole di Tiberio
Lampare Beach ©
Lampare Beach
Lido Pam Pam ©
Lido Pam Pam

2
nights
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Capo Ponente, then head outdoors with Mare Morto, and then don't miss a visit to Cala Calandra. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of local nightlife at Kalo’s Cafe and then kick back and relax at Spiagga Cala Francese.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lampedusa road trip planning site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Palermo to Lampedusa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Lampedusa can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors Nightlife Parks
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Capo Ponente ©
Capo Ponente
Mare Morto ©
Mare Morto
Spiagga Cala Francese ©
Spiagga Cala Francese

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