16 days in Sicily Itinerary

16 days in Sicily Itinerary

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San Vito lo Capo
— 1 night
2
Palermo
— 5 nights
3
Noto
— 3 nights
4
Catania
— 2 nights
5
Lampedusa
— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Di San Vito, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella di Santa Crescenzia. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Macari and then make a trip to Baglio Cofano di Custonaci.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Vito lo Capo trip itinerary planner.

Quebec City, Canada to San Vito lo Capo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Quebec City to San Vito lo Capo. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Quebec City in May; daily highs in San Vito lo Capo reach 25°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Palermo.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Baglio Cofano di Custonaci
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Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari
Santuario Di San Vito ©
Santuario Di San Vito

5
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Cattedrale di Palermo and Teatro Greco di Segesta will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Chiesa del Gesu and Duomo di Monreale. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palermo: Camporeale (Alessandro di Camporeale & Tenuta Rapitala Winery), Gole di Tiberio (in San Mauro Castelverde) and Centro Storico Petralia Soprana (in Petralia Soprana). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Giuseppe dei Teatini, steep yourself in history at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, admire the striking features of Norman Palace, and wander the streets of Centro Storico Polizzi Generosa.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Palermo travel route planning site.

You can drive from San Vito lo Capo to Palermo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Noto.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trips

Camporeale, Castello di Caccamo, Gole di Tiberio, Teatro Greco di Segesta, Centro Storico Polizzi Generosa
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Teatro Greco di Segesta ©
Teatro Greco di Segesta
San Giuseppe dei Teatini ©
San Giuseppe dei Teatini
Oratorio di Santa Cita ©
Oratorio di Santa Cita

3
nights
Noto

Noto ©
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. Visiting Sampieri and Riserva Naturale Orientata Cavagrande del Cassibile will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe and Palazzo Nicolaci. Explore Noto's surroundings by going to Modica (Church of San Pietro & Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica), Spiaggia di Santa Maria del Focallo (in Ispica) and Tonnara di Marzamemi (in Marzamemi). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Corso Vittorio Emanuele III, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Chiara, and explore the world behind art at Monastero del San salvatore.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Noto trip planning tool.

Drive from Palermo to Noto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Catania.

Things to do in Noto

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Modica, Syracuse, Spiaggia di Santa Maria del Focallo, Sampieri, Tonnara di Marzamemi
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Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe ©
Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe
Spiaggia di Santa Maria del Focallo ©
Spiaggia di Santa Maria del Focallo
Sampieri ©
Sampieri

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get impressive views of Mt Etna. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see EtnaExcursion.it, then learn about winemaking at Gambino Vini, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Taormina.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Catania itinerary planner.

You can drive from Noto to Catania in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Catania

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Duomo di Taormina, EtnaExcursion.it, Gambino Vini
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Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna
EtnaExcursion.it ©
EtnaExcursion.it
Gambino Vini ©
Gambino Vini

3
nights
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): head outdoors with Mare Morto, visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Capo Grecale, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia dei Conigli. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino and then take in the waterfront at Cala Uccello.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lampedusa tour planner.

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. When traveling from Catania in May, plan for slightly colder days in Lampedusa, with highs around 24°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
Mare Morto ©
Mare Morto
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino

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