15 days in Sicily Itinerary

15 days in Sicily Itinerary

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15 days in Sicily Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Taxi:  8​h 30​min
1
San Vito lo Capo
— 2 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  4​h
2
Ustica
— 1 night
Ferry:  4​h
3
Palermo
— 5 nights
Bus:  2​h
4
Agrigento
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Catania
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Enoteca Dioniso, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Di San Vito, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Vito lo Capo driving holiday planning tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Vito lo Capo is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to San Vito lo Capo is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in May, with highs in San Vito lo Capo at 25°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ustica.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
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Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro

1
night
Ustica

Ustica is the name of a small island, about 9km across, situated 52km north of Capo Gallo, Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea. On the 20th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Rocca della Falconiera and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ustica trip planner.

You can drive from San Vito lo Capo to Ustica in 4.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Ustica are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Ustica

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Spiaggia di Mondello will get you outdoors. Cattedrale di Palermo and Regional Gallery (Galleria Regionale della Sicilia) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Palermo: Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale), Sciacca (Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca, Mercato del Pesce, & more) and Drago Artecontemporanea (in Bagheria). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel, explore the world behind art at Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio, take a stroll around Castello di Carini, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Cataldo.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Palermo road trip planner.

Getting from Ustica to Palermo by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Sciacca, Bagheria, Monreale, Scuba & Snorkeling, Castello di Carini
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Spiaggia di Mondello ©
Spiaggia di Mondello

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, take an in-depth tour of Collezione La Gaipa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di San Calogero. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Scala dei Turchi, then look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci, and finally look for gifts at Panificio Dalli Cardillo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Agrigento tour planner .

Traveling by car from Palermo to Agrigento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Agrigento can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Catania.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa, Scala dei Turchi
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Scala dei Turchi ©
Scala dei Turchi
Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa ©

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pinacoteca Zelantea and Piazza Duomo. Step out of the city life by going to Mount Etna and Ortigia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Catania: Piazza del Duomo di Acireale (in Acireale), Trimarchi di Villa Marchese (in Syracuse) and EtnaExcursion.it (in Trecastagni). Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Catania road trip planning website .

Getting from Agrigento to Catania by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Agrigento in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Catania. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Catania

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Acireale, Syracuse, EtnaExcursion.it
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Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna
EtnaExcursion.it ©
EtnaExcursion.it
Ortigia ©
Ortigia

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