11 days in Sicily Itinerary

11 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Syracuse
— 2 nights
2
Agrigento
— 1 night
3
Palermo
— 5 nights

2
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.
Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Siracusa and Teatro Greco. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ragusa Ibla and Centro Storico. Explore Syracuse's surroundings by going to Sudestasi Contemporanea (in Ragusa), Monastero del San salvatore (in Noto) and Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica (in Modica). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Syracuse tour itinerary planning website.

Melbourne, Australia to Syracuse is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Syracuse, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ragusa, Noto, Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica
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Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Ragusa Ibla ©
Ragusa Ibla
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Nicola, take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valle dei Templi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di San Calogero.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Agrigento route maker site.

Drive from Syracuse to Agrigento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Palermo.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Museums
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci
Santuario di San Calogero ©
Santuario di San Calogero

5
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Cattedrale di Palermo and Duomo di Monreale will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tempio di Segesta and Catacombe dei Cappuccini. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palermo: Museo dell'Acciuga (in Aspra) and Villa Valguarnera (in Bagheria). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Norman Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Giuseppe dei Teatini, get engrossed in the history at Museo archeologico regionale "Antonino Salinas" Polo regionale di Palermo per i Parchi e i Musei Archeologici, and contemplate the long history of Palazzo Conte Federico.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Palermo trip builder website.

You can drive from Agrigento to Palermo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Bagheria, Duomo di Monreale, Tempio di Segesta
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Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta

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