16 days in Sicily Itinerary

16 days in Sicily Itinerary

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

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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.
Visiting Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo and Spiaggia di Macari will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tempio di Segesta and Santuario Di San Vito. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Vito lo Capo: Baglio Cofano di Custonaci (in Custonaci) and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo). The adventure continues: stop by Cous Cous Fest and enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Zero Barriere.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Vito lo Capo route maker.

Sacramento, USA to San Vito lo Capo is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Sacramento to San Vito lo Capo. When traveling from Sacramento in September, plan for a bit cooler days in San Vito lo Capo, with highs around 80°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta

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Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Cattedrale di Palermo and Duomo di Monreale are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Palermo to Aspra to see Museo dell'Acciuga about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, see the interesting displays at Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Palermo online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from San Vito lo Capo to Palermo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Spiaggia di Mondello ©
Spiaggia di Mondello

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Agrigento

Agrigento ©

Valley of the Temples

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 19th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Scala dei Turchi, explore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Nicola.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Agrigento trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Palermo to Agrigento by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. September in Agrigento sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

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

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Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Get outdoors at Spiaggia dei Conigli and Scuba & Snorkeling. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Tabaccara and Cala Pulcino. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Sciatu Persu and make a trip to Archivio Storico Lampedusa.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read our Lampedusa trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Agrigento to Lampedusa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. September in Lampedusa sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Catania.

Things to do in Lampedusa

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

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Catania

Catania ©

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), contemplate the geological forces at Mt Etna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa and then step off the mainland to explore Ortigia.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Catania itinerary planner.

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 by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Catania

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Ortigia ©
Ortigia

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