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 much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido La Dolce Vita, kick back and relax at Lido Playa Sole Luna, explore the ancient world of Ancient Theatre of Taormina, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Quattro Fontane di Taormina.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Taormina trip planner.

Catania to Taormina is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Catania in August since evenings lows in Taormina dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Syracuse.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Savoca, Giardini Naxos, Spiaggia San Marco, Spiaggia libera - Santa Teresa di Riva, Castillo de Castelmola
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.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Syracuse online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Taormina to Syracuse takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow 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 Marina, Siculiana, La Spiaggetta
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima ©
Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima
Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello ©
Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello
Temple of Vulcano (Hefestos) ©
Temple of Vulcano (Hefestos)

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 Lido by Sara & Elisabetta. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Santuario Santa Rosalia and Palazzina Cinese. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palermo: Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Castellammare del Golfo), Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale) and Spiaggia di Alcamo Marina (in Alcamo Marina). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Giuseppe dei Teatini, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Domenico e Chiostro, admire the striking features of Church of San Francesco of Assisi -Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, and make a trip to Cattedrale di Palermo.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Palermo driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Agrigento to Palermo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to 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

Castellammare del Golfo, Monreale, 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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