14 days in Sicily Itinerary

14 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Bus:  28 h
1
Syracuse
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Letojanni
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Agrigento
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Ferry:  5 h 30 min
4
Isola di Favignana
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
Palermo
— 3 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Melbourne

2
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Siracusa and La Piazza Duomo. Ragusa Ibla and Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Syracuse: Sotto San Pietro (in Modica) and Spiaggia Calamosche (in Noto). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, delve into the distant past at Teatro Greco, head off the coast to Ortigia, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Le Nereidi.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Syracuse trip itinerary builder app.

Melbourne, Australia to Syracuse is an approximately 28- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Letojanni.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ragusa Ibla, Sotto San Pietro, Spiaggia Calamosche
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Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Ragusa Ibla ©
Ragusa Ibla
Teatro Greco ©
Teatro Greco

1
night
Letojanni

Letojanni ©
On the 13th (Thu), see Sicily Tours di C. Egitto.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Letojanni trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Letojanni takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Letojanni are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Agrigento.

Things to do in Letojanni

Tours Transportation
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 Sicily Tours di C. Egitto ©
Sicily Tours di C. Egitto

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Il Giardino della Kolymbethra, then take in the dramatic natural features at Scala dei Turchi, then explore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Nicola.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Agrigento tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Letojanni to Agrigento in 3 hours. In December in Agrigento, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Agrigento

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Scala dei Turchi
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Chiesa San Nicola ©
Chiesa San Nicola
Il Giardino della Kolymbethra ©
Il Giardino della Kolymbethra

1
night
Isola di Favignana

Isola di Favignana ©
Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
On the 15th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa, and then get outside with Lido Punta Burrone. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala San Nicola, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Madre Maria SS. Immacolata, then get a new perspective on things with Capitan Sinagra, and finally make a trip to Cala Rotonda (Arco di Ulisse).

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Isola di Favignana trip itinerary website.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Agrigento to Isola di Favignana in 4 hours. Traveling from Agrigento in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Isola di Favignana, with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Palermo.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Spiaggia di Cala Rossa ©
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa
Capitan Sinagra ©
Capitan Sinagra

3
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Head to Vintage Enoteca and Shahidifor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at Cattedrale di Palermo and Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio. Get out of town with these interesting Palermo side-trips: Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo (in San Vito lo Capo), Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo) and Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Norman Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Cataldo, stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and admire the striking features of Palazzo Di Rudini.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Palermo tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Isola di Favignana to Palermo in 3.5 hours. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monreale, Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale

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