11 days in Sicily Itinerary

11 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Ragusa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Catania
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Palermo
— 2 nights
Ferry:  3 h
4
Ustica
— 1 night
Ferry + Taxi:  3 h 45 min
5
San Vito lo Capo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

2
nights
Ragusa

Ragusa ©
Once a flourishing ancient city, Ragusa was rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1693.
On the 1st (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini Iblei, stop by Falpala', don't miss a visit to Teatro Donnafugata, thendon't miss a visit to Siculamente, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Ragusa Ibla, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo San Giorgio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo degli Arnesi di Una Volta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Calamosche, and then identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ragusa tour itinerary planner.

Valletta, Malta to Ragusa is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. In June, daily temperatures in Ragusa can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Catania.

Things to do in Ragusa

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Noto, Museo degli Arnesi di Una Volta
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Spiaggia Calamosche ©
Spiaggia Calamosche
Ragusa Ibla ©
Ragusa Ibla

3
nights
Catania

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Venture out of the city with trips to Le Gole dell'Alcantara (in Castiglione di Sicilia), Isola Bella (in Taormina) and Piazza Sant'Antonino (in Castelmola). There's lots more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Mt Etna, steep yourself in history at Piazza Duomo, take an in-depth tour of Monastero dei Benedettini, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Catania trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ragusa to Catania takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Palermo.

Things to do in Catania

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Le Gole dell'Alcantara, Isola Bella, Piazza Sant'Antonino
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Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo

2
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 7th (Fri), kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Mondello, admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, steep yourself in history at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, and finally make a trip to Quattro Canti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata - Capo Rama.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Palermo road trip planner.

Drive from Catania to Palermo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ustica.

Things to do in Palermo

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Riserva Naturale Orientata - Capo Rama
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Spiaggia di Mondello ©
Spiaggia di Mondello
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Ustica

Ustica is the name of a small island, about 9km across, situated 52km north of Capo Gallo, Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): cool off at Il Faro Solarium, thenexplore the ancient world of Rocca della Falconiera, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ustica online vacation planner.

You can ride a ferry from Palermo to Ustica in 4 hours. June in Ustica sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Ustica

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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.
On the 10th (Mon), stop by Cous Cous Fest and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stop by Enoteca Dioniso, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Macari.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Vito lo Capo trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ustica to San Vito lo Capo in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In June in San Vito lo Capo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari

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