15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Pensacola, Florida
Drive + Fly:  23 h
1
Palermo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Milazzo
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Taormina
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Cefalu
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Lipari
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  26 h
End: Pensacola, Florida

1
night
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
You've now added Cattedrale di Palermo to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Palermo trip maker website .

Pensacola, USA to Palermo is an approximately 23-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET) is 7 hours. On the 12th (Sun), you're off toMilazzo.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo

6
nights
Milazzo

Milazzo ©
Milazzo is a town in the Metropolitan City of Messina, Sicily, southern Italy; it is the largest commune in the Metropolitan City after Messina and Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Spiaggia Capo Calava and Lido La Fenice a Milazzo. Step off the beaten path and head to Capo Milazzo - Santuario di Sant'Antonio da Padova and Castello di Brolo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milazzo: La Cupola Rosata (in Rodi' Milici), Basilica minore di Santa Maria Assunta e San Nicolo Vescovo (in Montalbano Elicona) and Fondazione Famiglia Piccolo (in Capo d'Orlando). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Piazza della Repubblica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Francesco di Paola, take an in-depth tour of Piccolo Museo Della Moto, and make a trip to Duomo Basilica Minore Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Milazzo trip maker tool .

You can drive from Palermo to Milazzo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Milazzo sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Taormina.

Things to do in Milazzo

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Pizzo, Reggio Calabria, Kottabos - Birrificio, Santuario Gesu Ecce Homo, Basilica minore di Santa Maria Assunta e San Nicolo Vescovo
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Spiaggia Capo Calava ©
Spiaggia Capo Calava
Piazza della Repubblica ©
Piazza della Repubblica

1
day
Taormina

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale Maria SS. Annunziata e Assunta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Mazzeo, kick back and relax at Lido La Dolce Vita, then examine the collection at Pavone Francesco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Varo.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Taormina trip site .

You can drive from Milazzo to Taormina in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April in Taormina, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cefalu.

Things to do in Taormina

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cattedrale Maria SS. Annunziata e Assunta
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Lido La Dolce Vita ©
Lido La Dolce Vita
Pavone Francesco ©
Pavone Francesco

1
day
Cefalu

Cefalu ©
Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70km east of the provincial capital and 185km west of Messina. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): wander the streets of Villaggio di Sant Ambrogio, delve into the distant past at Mura Megalitiche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento, don't miss a visit to Bastione di Capo Marchiafava, then explore the engaging exhibits at Museo Digitale al Bastione Innovazione Cibo Cultura, and finally explore the ancient world of Tempio di Diana.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cefalu trip builder website .

Getting from Taormina to Cefalu by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lipari.

Things to do in Cefalu

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento ©
Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento
Mura Megalitiche ©
Mura Megalitiche

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 21st (Tue), kick back and relax at Spiaggia Valle i Mura, get great views at Tenuta di Castellaro, and then take an in-depth tour of Regional Aeolian Archeological Museum Luigi Bernabo Brea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Quattrocchi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giuseppe, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa delle Anime del Purgatorio, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Bartolomeo Apostolo Extra Moenia.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lipari day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Cefalu to Lipari in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in April, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lipari

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Chiesa delle Anime del Purgatorio ©
Chiesa delle Anime del Purgatorio
Tenuta di Castellaro ©
Tenuta di Castellaro

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