12 days in Sicily Itinerary

12 days in Sicily Itinerary

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12 days in Sicily Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Catania
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Agrigento
— 1 night
Bus:  2​h
3
Palermo
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Toronto

4
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Capo di Milazzo and Piscina di Venere. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica and Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Catania: Villaggio Bizantino di Vallone Canalotto (in Calascibetta), Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari (in Tindari) and Duomo di Taormina (in Taormina). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo San Giorgio, get to know the fascinating history of Corso Vittorio Emanuele III, steep yourself in history at Parco Archeologico Greco Romano di Catania, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico di Aidone.

To see other places to visit, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, use the Catania holiday builder.

Toronto, Canada to Catania is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in April, expect Catania to be a bit warmer, temps between 23°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Milazzo, Modica, Duomo di Taormina, Duomo San Giorgio, Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari
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Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari ©
Duomo San Giorgio ©
Duomo San Giorgio
Villaggio Bizantino di Vallone Canalotto ©

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 28th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Collezione La Gaipa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Valle dei Templi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Nicola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di San Calogero.

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

Drive from Catania to Agrigento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Catania in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Agrigento, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Palermo.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Museums
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Santuario di San Calogero ©
Santuario di San Calogero
Chiesa San Nicola ©
Chiesa San Nicola

5
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Explore hidden gems such as Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina and Chiesa di San Domenico. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Spiaggia Caldura and Spiaggia di Mondello. Get out of town with these interesting Palermo side-trips: Chiesa e Monastero di San Francesco d'Assisi (in Mazara del Vallo), Amodeo's Farm - Olive Oil Producers in Sicily (in Montevago) and Museo dell'Acciuga (in Aspra). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio di San Lorenzo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santissimo Salvatore, Palermo, don't miss a visit to Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo, and steep yourself in history at Palazzina Cinese.

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Take a bus from Agrigento to Palermo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Spiaggia Caldura, Museo dell'Acciuga, Chiesa e Monastero di San Francesco d'Assisi, Chiesa di San Domenico, Amodeo's Farm - Olive Oil Producers in Sicily
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Museo dell'Acciuga ©
Museo dell'Acciuga
Chiesa di San Domenico ©
Chiesa di San Domenico
Oratorio di San Lorenzo ©
Oratorio di San Lorenzo

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