15 days in Sicily Itinerary

15 days in Sicily Itinerary

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15 days in Sicily Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Catania
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Lampedusa
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
3
Palermo
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
San Vito lo Capo
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Riga

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): make a trip to Corso Umberto and then make a trip to Piazza IX Aprile. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Etnaland.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Catania journey website .

Riga, Latvia to Catania is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Riga to Catania, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Catania

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Taormina, Castello Normanno, Etnaland
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Etnaland ©
Etnaland
Giardino Bellini ©
Giardino Bellini
Castello Normanno
Castello Normanno

5
nights
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF and Sciatu Persu. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cala Pulcino and Archivio Storico Lampedusa. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Cala Croce Beach, stop by Il Pescato Di Lampedusa S.A.S. Di Costa Antonino & C., make a trip to Cala Calandra, and enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lampedusa vacation builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Catania to Lampedusa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Lampedusa can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cala Croce Beach ©
Cala Croce Beach
La Tabaccara ©
La Tabaccara
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino

5
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museo del sale and Lavatoio Medievale. Venture out of the city with trips to Cefalu (Cefalu Coast & La Rocca), Parco Archeologico di Selinunte (in Marinella di Selinunte) and Teatro Greco di Segesta (in Calatafimi-Segesta). There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria), look for gifts at La Bottega nella Roccia, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Giuseppe dei Teatini, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Palermo trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Lampedusa to Palermo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Cefalu, Caccamo, Teatro Greco di Segesta, Selinunte Archaeological Park
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Selinunte Archaeological Park ©
Selinunte Archaeological Park
Ustica ©
Ustica
Piazza Pretoria ©
Piazza Pretoria

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), look for gifts at La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico, don't miss a visit to Nobiles Officinae, then identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Saline Di Trapani E Paceco, and finally make a trip to Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Macari.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Vito lo Capo trip planning website .

You can drive from Palermo to San Vito lo Capo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in San Vito lo Capo are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Erice, Trapani
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