12 days in Sicily Itinerary

12 days in Sicily Itinerary

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12 days in Sicily Itinerary

Start: Florence
Fly + Drive:  3 h 45 min
1
Terrasini
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Palermo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Centuripe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Augusta
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Palermo
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  4 h
End: Florence

2
nights
Terrasini

Terrasini ©
Terrasini is a town and comune in the Province of Palermo on the island of Sicily in Italy.DataTerrasini is located west of Palermo at the motorway between Palermo and Trapani, between the mountains and the Gulf of Castellammare near the Palermo International Airport.Terrasini's population works mainly in fishing and tourism. You've now added Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro, pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio del SS. Sacramento, then stroll the grounds of La Catacomba di Villagrazia di Carini, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Carretto Siciliano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata - Capo Rama, then have fun and explore at Museo I pupi di Partinico, and then learn about winemaking at Alessandro di Camporeale.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Terrasini trip planner.

Florence to Terrasini is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Terrasini when traveling from Florence in August, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Terrasini

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Museo I pupi di Partinico, La Catacomba di Villagrazia di Carini, Oratorio del SS. Sacramento, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Alessandro di Camporeale
Highlights from your plan
Riserva Naturale Orientata - Capo Rama ©
Alessandro di Camporeale ©
Alessandro di Camporeale
La Catacomba di Villagrazia di Carini ©

2
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio del Rosario di San Domenico, contemplate the long history of Villino Florio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Maria della Pieta', contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni dei Lebbrosi, then examine the collection at Museo Civico, and finally make a trip to Piazza del Duomo. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Villa Niscemi, then Head underground at Grotta dell'Olio, then take an in-depth tour of Villa Sant’Isidoro De Cordova, and finally kick back and relax at Lido Fondachello.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Palermo travel tool .

Drive from Terrasini to Palermo in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Centuripe.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Museo Civico, Villa Sant’Isidoro De Cordova, Lido Fondachello, Piazza del Duomo
Highlights from your plan
Villino Florio ©
Villino Florio
Museo Civico ©
Museo Civico
Lido Fondachello ©
Lido Fondachello

2
nights
Centuripe

Centuripe ©
Centuripe is a town and comune in the province of Enna . Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alcantara River Park as well as Etna Experience Excursions. Castello di Gagliano Castelferrato and Museo Etno-Antropologico della Civilta Contadina are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Lago di Ogliastro and Basilica Collegiata Santuario Maria SS. dell'Elemosina. Explore Centuripe's surroundings by going to Abbazia di San Filippo (in Agira) and Biancavilla (Convento di San Francesco & Chiesa Maria Santissima dell'Annunziata). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale di Centuripe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, contemplate the long history of Terme Romane, and explore the historical opulence of Castello di Adrano.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Centuripe vacation site .

You can drive from Palermo to Centuripe in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Augusta.

Things to do in Centuripe

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Adrano, Biancavilla, Castello di Gagliano Castelferrato, Alcantara River Park, Lago di Ogliastro
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa Madre Immacolata Concezione ©
Chiesa Madre Immacolata Concezione
Lago di Ogliastro ©
Lago di Ogliastro

3
nights
Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta is a town and comune in the province of Syracuse, located on the eastern coast of Sicily . Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Porta Spagnola and then contemplate the long history of Forti Garsia e Vittoria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castello di Brucoli, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Agnone Bagni, then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Di Lentini, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Sebastiano, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Saline di Priolo.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Augusta trip planner .

Traveling by car from Centuripe to Augusta takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Augusta

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Riserva Naturale Saline di Priolo, Spiaggia di Agnone Bagni, Museo Archeologico Di Lentini, Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate, Santuario Madonna delle Grazie
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Brucoli ©
Castello di Brucoli
Grotta dei Santi ©
Grotta dei Santi
Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate ©
Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate

2
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Civico and Museo Diocesano di Monreale. Popular historic sites such as Piazza del Duomo and Teatro Pietra Rosa are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palermo: Castelbuono (Chiesa Maria SS. Assunta - Matrice Vecchia & Castello dei Ventimiglia) and Cefalu (Porta Pescara & Village de Sant Ambrogio). See some other sides of Palermo: make a trip to Torre di San Nicolo all'Albergheria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Santa Maria della Pieta', contemplate the long history of Catacombe di S. Michele Arcangelo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio del Rosario di San Domenico.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Palermo holiday builder website .

Getting from Augusta to Palermo by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cefalu, Castelbuono, Teatro Pietra Rosa, Museo Civico, Museo Diocesano di Monreale
Highlights from your plan
Porta Pescara ©
Porta Pescara
Museo Civico ©
Museo Civico

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