13 days in Sicily Itinerary

13 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Catania
— 3 nights
2
Agrigento
— 2 nights
3
Palermo
— 5 nights
4
San Vito lo Capo
— 2 nights

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mt Etna and Ortigia. Do your shopping at A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce and Pinacoteca Zelantea. Change things up with these side-trips from Catania: Museo Salvatore Incorpora (in Linguaglossa), Piazza del Duomo di Acireale (in Acireale) and Pastificio Il Mattarello (in Bronte). It doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Latienda di Tribeart.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Catania trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Catania is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Catania is 1 hour. Traveling from London in May, expect Catania to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Agrigento.

Things to do in Catania

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Acireale, Museo Salvatore Incorpora, Ortigia, Pastificio Il Mattarello
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Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna
Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Pastificio Il Mattarello ©
Pastificio Il Mattarello

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di San Calogero, thenlook for gifts at Panificio Dalli Cardillo, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valle dei Templi, and finally explore the striking landscape at Scala dei Turchi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima, identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa, and then get engrossed in the history at Collezione La Gaipa.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Agrigento day trip app.

Drive from Catania to Agrigento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Catania in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Agrigento, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Agrigento

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Scala dei Turchi, Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima, Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Scala dei Turchi ©
Scala dei Turchi
Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa ©
Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa

5
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cattedrale di Palermo and Norman Palace. Visiting Spiaggia di Mondello and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo dell'Acciuga (in Aspra), Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale) and Cefalu (Duomo di Cefalu, Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Regional Gallery (Galleria Regionale della Sicilia), get a taste of the local shopping with Via delle Absidi, admire the masterpieces at Museo archeologico regionale "Antonino Salinas" Polo regionale di Palermo per i Parchi e i Musei Archeologici, and examine the collection at Museo Diocesano di Palermo (Le Stanze dei Vescovi).

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Palermo day trip planner.

Drive from Agrigento to Palermo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Monreale, Cefalu, Bagheria, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Spiaggia di Mondello ©
Spiaggia di Mondello
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): look for gifts at Enoteca Dioniso, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Di San Vito, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro.

Plan trip to San Vito lo Capo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

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 May, daytime highs in San Vito lo Capo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
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Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Santuario Di San Vito ©
Santuario Di San Vito

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