15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy journey builder

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Drive
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Sorrento
— 4 nights
Drive
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Naples
Fly
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Catania
— 4 nights
Bus to Milazzo, Ferry to Lipari
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Lipari
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Milazzo
Drive
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Cefalu
Drive
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Palermo
— 2 nights
Fly

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Sorrento

— 4 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Your day by day itinerary now includes MBS Blu Charter Boat Tours as well as Amalfi Coast to Capri Boat Excursion. Kids will appreciate attractions like St Francis Church and Convent and Marina di Puolo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sorrento day trip planning website.

Rome to Sorrento is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Sorrento are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel to Naples.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Spaccanapoli.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Naples trip planner.

You can drive from Sorrento to Naples in an hour. Other options are to drive; or ride a ferry; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to fly to Catania.
Highlights from your trip

Catania

— 4 nights

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Piazza Duomo as well as Mt Etna. Family-friendly places like Ortigia and Spiaggia Calamosche will thrill your kids. Explore Catania's surroundings by going to Syracuse (Teatro Greco & Duomo di Siracusa) and Villa Comunale (in Taormina).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Catania tour builder website.

Fly from Naples to Catania in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll travel to Lipari.

Things to do in Catania

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lipari

— 4 nights
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. Family-friendly places like Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani and Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Lipari side-trips: Isola Vulcano (Baia Negra & Capo Grillo). There's much more to do: stroll through Coral Beach, don't miss a visit to EX Cave Pomice, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Bartolomeo, and head outdoors with Blu Lounge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lipari road trip planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Catania to Lipari in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll travel to Milazzo.

Things to do in Lipari

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Piscina di Venere.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Milazzo sightseeing tool.

Traveling by ferry from Lipari to Milazzo takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Milazzo are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cefalu.

Things to do in Milazzo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your trip

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 6th (Fri): stop by Cefalu Coast.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Cefalu itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Milazzo to Cefalu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Palermo.

Things to do in Cefalu

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip

Palermo

— 2 nights
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stroll through Spiaggia di Mondello, then contemplate the long history of Norman Palace, then contemplate the long history of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and finally make a trip to Cattedrale di Palermo.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Palermo trip planner.

You can drive from Cefalu to Palermo in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches