20 days in Sicily Itinerary

20 days in Sicily Itinerary

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20 days in Sicily Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Palermo
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Noto
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Catania
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Toronto

8
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Shop till you drop at Castello di Carini and Drago Artecontemporanea. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Santuario Santa Rosalia and San Giuseppe dei Teatini. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palermo: Caccamo (La Bottega nella Roccia & Castello di Caccamo), Riserva Naturale Orientata Monte Cofano (in Custonaci) and San Vito lo Capo (Scuba & Snorkeling & Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio di Santa Cita, explore the ancient world of Teatro Greco di Segesta, and contemplate the long history of Palazzo Steri - Chiaramonte - Carcere dei penitenziati.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Palermo online vacation planner .

Toronto, Canada to Palermo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Palermo is 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Noto.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Caccamo, Mazara del Vallo, San Vito lo Capo, Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa, Duomo di Monreale
Highlights from your plan
Oratorio di San Lorenzo ©
Oratorio di San Lorenzo
Scuba & Snorkeling
Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa ©

4
nights
Noto

Noto ©
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. Duomo San Giorgio and Church of San Pietro will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Riserva Naturale Orientata Cavagrande del Cassibile and Cavagrande del Cassibile. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Noto: Sampieri (in Sampieri), A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu (in Scicli) and Cathedral of St. George (in Modica). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Corso Vittorio Emanuele III, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Santa Maria del Focallo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Cathedral.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Noto trip app .

Traveling by car from Palermo to Noto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Catania.

Things to do in Noto

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Syracuse, Modica, Scicli, Spiaggia di Santa Maria del Focallo, Cavagrande del Cassibile
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Duomo San Giorgio ©
Duomo San Giorgio
Spiaggia di Santa Maria del Focallo ©
Sampieri ©
Sampieri

6
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.
Do your shopping at Piazza del Duomo di Acireale and Ceramiche Artistiche Micale. Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari and Castello Normanno are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Catania: Piscina di Venere (in Milazzo), Taormina (Duomo di Taormina & Isola Bella) and Castillo de Castelmola (in Castelmola). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, take an in-depth tour of Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Catania trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Noto to Catania takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Catania can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Catania

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Acireale, Linguaglossa, Taormina, Castello Normanno, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Etna Donkey Trekking ©
Etna Donkey Trekking
Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

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