12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Palermo
— 2 nights
2
Trapani
— 3 nights
3
Isola di Favignana
— 1 night
4
Marsala
— 1 night
5
Agrigento
— 2 nights
6
Cefalu
— 2 nights

2
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
When in Palermo, make a side trip to see Duomo di Monreale in Monreale, approximately Monreale away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Mondello, stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Cataldo.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Palermo trip planner.

Pisa to Palermo is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Trapani.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Duomo di Monreale
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

3
nights
Trapani

Trapani ©
Historically known for its importance in salt production, Trapani has gained recognition as an enticing but affordable vacation locale in Sicily.
Change things up with these side-trips from Trapani: Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo) and San Vito lo Capo (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Santuario Di San Vito, &more). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Saline Di Trapani E Paceco, look for gifts at Le Delizie di Venere, and make a trip to Nobiles Officinae.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Trapani trip planner.

Getting from Palermo to Trapani by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Trapani

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

San Vito lo Capo, Erice, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Santuario Maria Santissima Di Custonaci
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Riserva Naturale Saline Di Trapani E Paceco ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Egadi Sea, thenmake a trip to Grotte bue marino, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Isola di Favignana journey tool.

Ride a ferry from Trapani to Isola di Favignana in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Isola di Favignana can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Marsala.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Spiaggia di Cala Rossa ©
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa
Grotte bue marino ©
Grotte bue marino

1
night
Marsala

Marsala ©
Marsala is an Italian town located in the Province of Trapani in the westernmost part of Sicily. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): kick back and relax at Lido Marakaibbo, thenstop by Enoteca Lo Sbarco, and then relax in the rural setting at Saline Della Laguna.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Marsala trip planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Isola di Favignana to Marsala in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Marsala are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Marsala

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Lido Marakaibbo ©
Lido Marakaibbo
Saline Della Laguna ©
Saline Della Laguna
Enoteca Lo Sbarco ©
Enoteca Lo Sbarco

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Scala dei Turchi, thenkick back and relax at Playa Lido Rossello, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Chiaramonte. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, explore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino della Kolymbethra, and finally examine the collection at Biblioteca e Museo Comunale Barone Mendola.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Agrigento trip maker tool.

Drive from Marsala to Agrigento in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Marsala in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Agrigento, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cefalu.

Things to do in Agrigento

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Realmonte, Castello Chiaramonte, Biblioteca e Museo Comunale Barone Mendola
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Scala dei Turchi ©
Scala dei Turchi
Il Giardino della Kolymbethra ©
Il Giardino della Kolymbethra

2
nights
Cefalu

Cefalu ©
Cefal├╣ 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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): make a trip to Lavatoio Medievale, take in the awesome beauty at Rocca di Cefalu, wander the streets of Cefalu Coast, thencontemplate the long history of Duomo di Cefalu, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museo Civico, thenexamine the collection at Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese, and then stop by eurako confetti di marcellino.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cefalu trip maker site.

Getting from Agrigento to Cefalu by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cefalu

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Termini Imerese
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Duomo di Cefalu ©
Duomo di Cefalu
Cefalu Coast ©
Cefalu Coast

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