12 days in Sicily Itinerary

12 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  6 h
1
Catania
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Agrigento
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Calatafimi-Segesta
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Palermo
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Noto
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Monastero dei Benedettini, thensteep yourself in history at Piazza Duomo, and then ponder the design of Fontana dell'Amenano. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the geological forces at Mt Etna.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Catania road trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Catania is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Catania

Nature Parks Museums
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Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Monastero dei Benedettini ©
Monastero dei Benedettini

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 17th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di San Calogero, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Nicola, thenget engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, and finally delve into the distant past at Valle dei Templi.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Agrigento attractions site.

Traveling by car from Catania to Agrigento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Agrigento, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Calatafimi-Segesta.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
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

1
night
Calatafimi-Segesta

Calatafimi-Segesta ©
Calatafimi-Segesta is a small town, more popularly known simply as Calatafimi, in the Province of Trapani, in Sicily, southern Italy.The full name of the municipality was created in 1997 and is meant to highlight the presence within its territory of the 5th century B.C. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Teatro Greco di Segesta and then delve into the distant past at Tempio di Segesta.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Calatafimi-Segesta trip app.

You can drive from Agrigento to Calatafimi-Segesta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Calatafimi-Segesta are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Calatafimi-Segesta

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta
Teatro Greco di Segesta ©
Teatro Greco di Segesta

5
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cattedrale di Palermo and Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio. Popular historic sites such as Norman Palace and Duomo di Cefalu are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale), Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo) and Museo dell'Acciuga (in Aspra). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento, take an in-depth tour of Museo archeologico regionale "Antonino Salinas" Polo regionale di Palermo per i Parchi e i Musei Archeologici, and view the masterpieces at Regional Gallery (Galleria Regionale della Sicilia).

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Palermo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Calatafimi-Segesta to Palermo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Noto.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cefalu, Monreale, Museo dell'Acciuga, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

2
nights
Noto

Noto ©
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico and then head off the coast to Ortigia. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, delve into the distant past at Teatro Greco, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Noto trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Palermo to Noto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Noto

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Syracuse
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Teatro Greco ©
Teatro Greco

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