17 days in Scilla & Catania Itinerary

17 days in Scilla & Catania Itinerary

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17 days in Scilla & Catania Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
1
Scilla
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Catania
— 10 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Zurich

6
nights
Scilla

Scilla
Scilla is a town and comune in Calabria, Italy, administratively part of the Province of Reggio Calabria. Change things up with these side-trips from Scilla: Messina (Chiesa Madonna della Mercede in San Valentino, Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico), &more), Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista (in Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto) and Piscina di Venere (in Milazzo). There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Chianalea di Scilla, stop by Zanzibar, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Di Caminia, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Brondi's Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Scilla day trip planning tool .

Zurich, Switzerland to Scilla is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Zurich in July, expect Scilla to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Catania.

Things to do in Scilla

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Messina, Patti, Copanello Lido Libero, Piscina di Venere, Chiesa Dell'Immacolata
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Piscina di Venere
Piscina di Venere
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla
Castello Ruffo di Scilla ©
Castello Ruffo di Scilla

10
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Catania: Noto (Centro Storico, Chiesa Santa Chiara, &more), Syracuse (Palazzo Vermexio, Duomo di Siracusa, &more) and Cantina Palmeri (in Avola). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Piazza Duomo, take an in-depth tour of Monastero dei Benedettini, delve into the distant past at Ancient Theatre of Taormina, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Etna Donkey Trekking.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Catania visit planner.

You can drive from Scilla to Catania in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Syracuse, Taormina, Noto, Scicli, Ragusa
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
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