12 days in Sicily Itinerary

12 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Start: Verona
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
Lampedusa
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Syracuse
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Palermo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
San Vito lo Capo
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Verona

1
night
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Santuario di Nostra Signora di Lampedusa, Lampedusa and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia dei Conigli. On the next day, look for gifts at Il Pescato Di Lampedusa S.A.S. Di Costa Antonino & C., thenenjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino, thenmake a trip to Archivio Storico Lampedusa, and finally identify plant and animal life at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lampedusa road trip planner.

Verona to Lampedusa is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Verona in July, you will find days in Lampedusa are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are a bit warmer (27°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino
Archivio Storico Lampedusa ©
Archivio Storico Lampedusa

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sudestasi Contemporanea and Antica Dolceria Bonajuto. Museum-lovers will get to explore Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica and Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi. Venture out of the city with trips to Centro Storico (in Noto) and Ragusa Ibla (in Ragusa). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, step off the mainland to explore Ortigia, explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, and contemplate the long history of Teatro Greco.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Syracuse tour builder.

Getting from Lampedusa to Syracuse by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Ragusa, Modica, Centro Storico
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Ragusa Ibla ©
Ragusa Ibla

4
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Regional Gallery (Galleria Regionale della Sicilia) and Via delle Absidi. Appreciate the collections at Museo dell'Acciuga and Drago Artecontemporanea. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palermo: Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale), Castello di Carini (in Carini) and Cefalu (Duomo di Cefalu & Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Conte Federico, examine the collection at Museo Diocesano di Palermo (Le Stanze dei Vescovi), and look for gifts at La Bottega nella Roccia.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Palermo tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Syracuse to Palermo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Monreale, Bagheria, Cefalu, Caccamo, Castello di Carini
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

3
nights
San Vito lo Capo

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo and Spiaggia di Macari. Visiting Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro and Grotta Mangiapane will get you outdoors. It doesn't end there: look for gifts at La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Di San Vito.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Vito lo Capo trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Palermo to San Vito lo Capo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico, Grotta Mangiapane
Highlights from your plan
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari

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