20 days in Sicily Itinerary

20 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lampedusa
— 3 nights
2
Syracuse
— 3 nights
3
Taormina
— 2 nights
4
Palermo
— 5 nights
5
Partinico
— 3 nights
6
San Vito lo Capo
— 3 nights

3
nights
Lampedusa

Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Lampedusa is known for beaches, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at La Tabaccara, look for gifts at Il Pescato Di Lampedusa S.A.S. Di Costa Antonino & C., and see the vivid underwater world at Capo Ponente.

Plan trip to Lampedusa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Tallinn, Estonia to Lampedusa is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tallinn to Lampedusa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tallinn in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Lampedusa: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
La Tabaccara ©
La Tabaccara

3
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Get out of town with these interesting Syracuse side-trips: Ragusa Ibla (in Ragusa) and Noto (Centro Storico & Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Ortigia, delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Benevantano del Bosco, and explore the fascinating underground world of Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio).

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Syracuse attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Lampedusa to Syracuse takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Taormina.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Noto, Ragusa Ibla
Highlights from your plan
Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

2
nights
Taormina

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del Varo, don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto, go for a walk through Piazza IX Aprile, thenbrowse the collection at Biblioteca Comunale Sant' Agostino, thenstroll through Isola Bella, and finally explore the ancient world of Ancient Theatre of Taormina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, thendo a tasting at Gambino Vini, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria delle Grazie.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Taormina online holiday planner.

Getting from Syracuse to Taormina by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Taormina are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Linguaglossa, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Ancient Theatre of Taormina ©
Ancient Theatre of Taormina
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale

5
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palermo: Selinunte Archaeological Park (in Marinella di Selinunte), Museo dell'Acciuga (in Aspra) and Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, stroll through Spiaggia di Mondello, and contemplate the long history of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Palermo travel website.

You can drive from Taormina to Palermo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Partinico.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Cefalu, Selinunte Archaeological Park, Museo dell'Acciuga, Duomo di Monreale, Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale

3
nights
Partinico

Partinico ©
Partinico is a town and comune in the province of Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy. You've now added Santuario della Madonna del Ponte to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Torre della Tonnara dell'Orsa (in Cinisi), Palazzo Adriano (Cinema Paradiso Museum, Palazzo Adriano, Sicily & Riserva Naturale Orientata Monti di Palazzo Adriano e Valle del Sosio) and Riserva Naturale Orientata - Capo Rama (in Terrasini). There's much more to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Museo I pupi di Partinico, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Maria Santissima Annunziata, deepen your understanding at CIDMA: Mafia and Anti-Mafia Center Guided Visits, and try to win big at Horse Riding at Pippa's Paddock.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Partinico sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Palermo to Partinico takes an hour. August in Partinico sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Partinico

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Palazzo Adriano, Torre della Tonnara dell'Orsa, Horse Riding at Pippa's Paddock, Chiesa degli Agonizzanti, CIDMA: Mafia and Anti-Mafia Center Guided Visits
Highlights from your plan
Santuario della Madonna del Ponte ©
Santuario della Madonna del Ponte
Riserva Naturale Orientata - Capo Rama ©
Riserva Naturale Orientata - Capo Rama
Torre della Tonnara dell'Orsa ©
Torre della Tonnara dell'Orsa

3
nights
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.
Explore San Vito lo Capo's surroundings by going to Torre Bennistra (in Scopello), Grotta Mangiapane (in Custonaci) and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Macari, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Vito lo Capo online day trip planner.

Drive from Partinico to San Vito lo Capo in 1.5 hours. In August in San Vito lo Capo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Castellammare del Golfo, Grotta Mangiapane
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro

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