16 days in Sicily Itinerary

16 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Vito lo Capo
— 1 night
2
Palermo
— 5 nights
3
Agrigento
— 1 night
4
Lampedusa
— 2 nights
5
Catania
— 5 nights

1
night
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 16th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Cous Cous Fest and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Vito lo Capo route maker.

Vancouver, Canada to San Vito lo Capo is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to San Vito lo Capo. Traveling from Vancouver in September, things will get a bit warmer in San Vito lo Capo: highs are around 31°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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
Cous Cous Fest ©
Cous Cous Fest

5
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Venture out of the city with trips to Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale), Tempio di Segesta (in Calatafimi-Segesta) and Museo dell'Acciuga (in Aspra). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, admire the striking features of Palazzo Conte Federico, contemplate the long history of Norman Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Palermo tour builder.

Traveling by car from San Vito lo Capo to Palermo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Cefalu, Duomo di Monreale, Tempio di Segesta, Museo dell'Acciuga
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Scala dei Turchi, then delve into the distant past at Valle dei Templi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Nicola, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Agrigento trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Palermo to Agrigento takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Scala dei Turchi
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Scala dei Turchi ©
Scala dei Turchi
Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento ©

2
nights
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): make a trip to Archivio Storico Lampedusa, identify plant and animal life at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia dei Conigli, and finally don't miss a visit to Santuario di Nostra Signora di Lampedusa, Lampedusa. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino and then kick back and relax at La Tabaccara.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lampedusa route planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Agrigento to Lampedusa in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Lampedusa can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Catania.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
La Tabaccara ©
La Tabaccara
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Catania side-trips: Linguaglossa (Etna Donkey Trekking & Gambino Vini), Syracuse (Duomo di Siracusa, Palazzo Benevantano del Bosco, &more) and EtnaExcursion.it (in Trecastagni). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Etna, enjoy the sand and surf at Isola Bella, contemplate the long history of Piazza Duomo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido La Dolce Vita.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Catania itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Lampedusa to Catania takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Catania

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Syracuse, Taormina, Linguaglossa, EtnaExcursion.it
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Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Ortigia ©
Ortigia

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