16 days in Sicily Itinerary

16 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lampedusa
— 2 nights
2
Catania
— 3 nights
3
Agrigento
— 2 nights
4
Palermo
— 3 nights
5
Isola di Favignana
— 2 nights
6
San Vito lo Capo
— 3 nights

2
nights
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through La Tabaccara, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lampedusa travel planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Lampedusa is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Lampedusa. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Catania.

Things to do in Lampedusa

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

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mt Etna and Etna Donkey Trekking. Do some cultural sightseeing at Parco Archeologico della Neapolis and Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi. Explore Catania's surroundings by going to Palmento Costanzo (in Passopisciaro), EtnaExcursion.it (in Trecastagni) and Ortigia (in Syracuse). It doesn't end there: head off the coast to Isola Bella.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Catania vacation planner.

Fly from Lampedusa to Catania in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Catania

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Syracuse, EtnaExcursion.it, Isola Bella, Etna Donkey Trekking, Palmento Costanzo
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Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Ortigia ©
Ortigia

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Collezione La Gaipa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Scala dei Turchi, and finally explore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa, examine the collection at Mulino Dell'acqua - Museo Civico Di Cianciana, see the interesting displays at Museo Degli Archi Di Pasqua, thenexamine the collection at Museo Etnoantropologico, and finally examine the collection at Museo della Zolfara.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Agrigento trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Catania to Agrigento by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. September in Agrigento sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Palermo.

Things to do in Agrigento

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Scala dei Turchi, Museo della Zolfara, Museo Degli Archi Di Pasqua, Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima, Mulino Dell'acqua - Museo Civico Di Cianciana
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Scala dei Turchi ©
Scala dei Turchi
Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa ©
Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa

3
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Museo dell'Acciuga and Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Cattedrale di Palermo and Duomo di Monreale. Get out of town with these interesting Palermo side-trips: Cefalu (Cefalu Coast, Duomo di Cefalu, &more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Mondello, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Cataldo, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Conte Federico, and steep yourself in history at Norman Palace.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Palermo travel route planner.

You can drive from Agrigento to Palermo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cefalu, Museo dell'Acciuga, Duomo di Monreale
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Spiaggia di Mondello ©
Spiaggia di Mondello
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale

2
nights
Isola di Favignana

Isola di Favignana ©
Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
On the 11th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, thenexamine the collection at Casa Museo Matteo Sercia, thendon't miss a visit to Grotte bue marino, and finally Head underground at Grotta del Pozzo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Scalo Cavallo, thenstroll through Spiaggia di Cala Rossa, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Isola di Favignana trip maker site.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Palermo to Isola di Favignana in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Spiaggia di Cala Rossa ©
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa
Grotte bue marino ©
Grotte bue marino

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Tempio di Segesta and Santuario Di San Vito. Take a break from the city and head to Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro. Take a break from San Vito lo Capo with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Castellammare del Golfo, about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Macari.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Vito lo Capo online attractions planner.

Drive from Isola di Favignana to San Vito lo Capo in 8.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Castellammare del Golfo, Tempio di Segesta
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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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