14 days in Sicily Itinerary

14 days in Sicily Itinerary

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14 days in Sicily Itinerary

Start: Syracuse
Fly:  19 h
1
Lampedusa
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Syracuse
— 3 nights
Drive + Ferry:  3 h 30 min
3
Lipari
— 1 night
Ferry + Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
San Vito lo Capo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Isola di Favignana
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Syracuse

3
nights
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Explore hidden gems such as Cala Croce Beach and La Tabaccara. Take a break from the city and head to Sciatu Persu and Spiaggia dei Conigli. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF, make a trip to Santuario di Nostra Signora di Lampedusa, Lampedusa, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lampedusa day trip tool .

Syracuse, USA to Lampedusa is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Syracuse to Lampedusa is 6 hours. Traveling from Syracuse in September, Lampedusa is warmer at night with lows of 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Sciatu Persu ©
Sciatu Persu
Scuba & Snorkeling
La Tabaccara ©
La Tabaccara

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cavagrande del Cassibile and Sampieri. Get outdoors at Parco Marino del Plemmirio and Riserva Naturale Orientata Cavagrande del Cassibile. Explore Syracuse's surroundings by going to Isola delle Correnti (in Portopalo di Capo Passero), Cathedral of St. George (in Modica) and St. Nicholas Cathedral (in Noto). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo San Giorgio and appreciate the extensive heritage of Corso Vittorio Emanuele III.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Syracuse trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Lampedusa to Syracuse in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Lipari.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Noto, Duomo San Giorgio, Sampieri, Cavagrande del Cassibile, Isola delle Correnti
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Cavagrande del Cassibile ©
Cavagrande del Cassibile
Sampieri ©
Sampieri

1
night
Lipari

Lipari ©
Lipari is the largest of the Aeolian Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the northern coast of Sicily, southern Italy; it is also the name of the island's main town and comune, which is administratively part of the Metropolitan City of Messina. On the 17th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano, look for all kinds of wild species at Cala Junco, get interesting insight from Tours, then get great views at Belvedere Quattrocchi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lipari day trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Syracuse to Lipari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Lipari

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trip

Cala Junco
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Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano ©
Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano
Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani ©
Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani
Belvedere Quattrocchi ©
Belvedere Quattrocchi

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo, then identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Orientata Monte Cofano, then don't miss a visit to Santuario Maria Santissima Di Custonaci, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Enoteca Dioniso, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Di San Vito, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Vito lo Capo tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Lipari to San Vito lo Capo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Custonaci, Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo

3
nights
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 20th (Sun), cast your line with a fishing tour, then head outdoors with Cala Azzurra, then don't miss a visit to Grotte bue marino, and finally Head underground at Grotta del Pozzo. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Grotta del Genovese and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Isola di Favignana road trip planning app .

Drive from San Vito lo Capo to Isola di Favignana in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Grotta del Genovese
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Grotta del Genovese ©
Grotta del Genovese
Cala Azzurra ©
Cala Azzurra

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