11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Taormina
— 2 nights
2
Syracuse
— 3 nights
3
Agrigento
— 2 nights
4
Palermo
— 3 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at Cripta del Convento dei Frati Cappuccini and Pavone Francesco. Visiting Isola Bella and Spiaggia San Marco will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Taormina: Chiesa di San Nicolo/Santa Lucia (in Savoca) and Spiaggia libera - Santa Teresa di Riva (in Santa Teresa di Riva). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Castelmola, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido La Dolce Vita, ponder the design of Quattro Fontane di Taormina, and go for a walk through Chiesa Madonna della Rocca.

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Catania to Taormina is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Catania in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Taormina. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Savoca, Giardini Naxos, Castillo de Castelmola, Spiaggia San Marco, Spiaggia libera - Santa Teresa di Riva
Highlights from your plan
Lido La Dolce Vita ©
Lido La Dolce Vita
Castillo de Castelmola ©
Castillo de Castelmola
Duomo di Taormina ©
Duomo di Taormina

3
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Tommaso al Pantheon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, explore the world behind art at Monastero del San salvatore, admire the striking features of Palazzo Nicolaci, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Chiara, thenstroll through Spiaggia Pineta del Gelsomineto, and finally kick back and relax at Lido Sayonara.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Syracuse journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Taormina to Syracuse takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Noto, Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe ©
Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe
Corso Vittorio Emanuele III ©
Corso Vittorio Emanuele III

2
nights
Agrigento

Agrigento ©
Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): stroll through Lido Sabbia D'Oro, kick back and relax at Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima, explore the historical opulence of Castello Chiaramonte, thentake an in-depth tour of Collezione La Gaipa, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Nicola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastero Santo Spirito. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di San Calogero, examine the collection at Fabbriche Chiaramontane, get to know the fascinating history of Viale della Vittoria, delve into the distant past at Temple of Vulcano (Hefestos), thensee the interesting displays at Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello, and finally get outside with La Spiaggetta.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Agrigento trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Agrigento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Agrigento sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Palermo.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Siculiana, Siculiana Marina, La Spiaggetta
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima ©
Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima
Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello ©
Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello
Santuario di San Calogero ©
Santuario di San Calogero

3
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
We've included these beaches for you: Spiaggia di Castellamare del Golfo and Spiaggia di Mondello. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Santuario Santa Rosalia and Chiesa di S. Domenico e Chiostro. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palermo: Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale), Castellammare del Golfo (Lido by Sara & Elisabetta & Boat Tours & Water Sports) and Spiaggia di Alcamo Marina (in Alcamo Marina). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Francesco of Assisi -Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, don't miss a visit to Chiostro dei Benedettini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lidi di Balestrate.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Palermo itinerary planner.

Getting from Agrigento to Palermo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Monreale, Castellammare del Golfo, Spiaggia di Alcamo Marina, Lidi di Balestrate
Highlights from your plan
Palazzina Cinese ©
Palazzina Cinese
San Giuseppe dei Teatini ©
San Giuseppe dei Teatini
Santuario Santa Rosalia ©
Santuario Santa Rosalia

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