17 days in Scilla & Catania Itinerary

17 days in Scilla & Catania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy sightseeing planner

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Fly to Lamezia Terme Airport, Drive to Scilla
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Scilla
— 6 nights
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Drive to Villa San Giovanni, Ferry to Messina Marittima, Drive to Catania
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Catania
— 10 nights
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Scilla

— 6 nights
Scilla is a town and comune in Calabria, Italy, administratively part of the Province of Reggio Calabria. Explore Scilla's surroundings by going to 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). And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Chianalea di Scilla, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari, walk around Parco della Biodiversita Mediterranea, and identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Orientata Laghetti di Marinello.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Scilla online travel planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Scilla is an approximately 7-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 travel to Catania.

Things to do in Scilla

Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Catania

— 10 nights

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.
Explore Catania's surroundings by going to Cantina Palmeri (in Avola), Syracuse (Palazzo Vermexio, Duomo di Siracusa, &more) and Noto (Centro Storico, Chiesa Santa Chiara, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza Duomo, explore the ancient world of Ancient Theatre of Taormina, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ragusa Ibla, and stroll through Etna Donkey Trekking.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Catania trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Scilla to Catania in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips