20 days in Sicily Itinerary

20 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lampedusa
— 4 nights
2
Ustica
— 1 night
3
San Vito lo Capo
— 4 nights
4
Palermo
— 5 nights
5
Catania
— 5 nights

4
nights
Lampedusa

Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Take a break from the city and head to Spiaggia dei Conigli and Boat Tours & Water Sports. We've included these beaches for you: La Tabaccara and Cala Maluk. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Sciatu Persu, don't miss a visit to Archivio Storico Lampedusa, identify plant and animal life at Centro Recupero Tartarughe Marine, and stroll through Cala Pisana.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lampedusa trip maker site.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Lampedusa is an approximately 6-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Ljubljana in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Lampedusa, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ustica.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Centro Recupero Tartarughe Marine
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
La Tabaccara ©
La Tabaccara

1
night
Ustica

Ustica is the name of a small island, about 9km across, situated 52km north of Capo Gallo, Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea. On the 29th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Rocca della Falconiera, gain insight at Progetto S.E.P.I.A., thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico di Ustica.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ustica trip site.

Fly from Lampedusa to Ustica in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Ustica can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Ustica

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo Archeologico di Ustica ©
Museo Archeologico di Ustica

4
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.
Visiting Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Spiaggia di Macari and Cala Tonnarella dell'Uzzo. When in San Vito lo Capo, make a side trip to see Museum Of Optical Illusions in Trapani, approximately Trapani away. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Spiaggia Zero Barriere, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Il sentiero di Monte Monaco, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Di San Vito.

Planning San Vito lo Capo trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ustica to San Vito lo Capo in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Museum Of Optical Illusions
Highlights from your plan
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
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. Escape the urban bustle at Spiaggia di Mondello and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palermo: Cefalu (Duomo di Cefalu & Cefalu Coast) and Termini Imerese (Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese & Scalinata di Via Roma). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, admire the masterpieces at Museo archeologico regionale "Antonino Salinas" Polo regionale di Palermo per i Parchi e i Musei Archeologici, stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and browse the exhibits of Santuario Santa Rosalia.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Palermo driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from San Vito lo Capo to Palermo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Catania.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Cefalu, Termini Imerese, Scuba & Snorkeling, Museo dell'Acciuga
Highlights from your plan
Museo dell'Acciuga ©
Museo dell'Acciuga
Spiaggia di Mondello ©
Spiaggia di Mondello

5
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.
Monastero dei Benedettini and Museo del Carretto Siciliano will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Isola Bella and Ortigia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Catania: Ceramiche Dell'Artigianato Siciliano Manago (in Taormina), Syracuse (Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi & Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio)) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Giardini Naxos). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see Off-Road Tours, and make a trip to Piazza Duomo.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Catania trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Palermo to Catania in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Catania

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Syracuse, Taormina, Castello Normanno - Museo Civico, Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica, Museo del Carretto Siciliano
Highlights from your plan
Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Scuba & Snorkeling

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