22 days in Islands of Sicily Itinerary

22 days in Islands of Sicily Itinerary

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Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  22 h
1
Pantelleria
— 3 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Ferry:  4 h 30 min
2
Isola di Favignana
— 5 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
3
Ustica
— 1 night
Ferry:  8 h
4
Lipari
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h
5
Isola Vulcano
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
6
Lampedusa
— 5 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Indianapolis

3
nights
Pantelleria

Pantelleria ©
Pantelleria, the ancient Cossyra, is an Italian island in the Strait of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea, 100km southwest of Sicily and 60km east of the Tunisian coast. Pantelleria is known for nature, wineries, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lago di Venere, stop by Laghetto delle Ondine, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and explore the striking landscape at Arco dell'Elefante.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Pantelleria trip itinerary builder site.

Indianapolis, USA to Pantelleria is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Pantelleria is 6 hours. June in Pantelleria sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Pantelleria

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lago di Venere ©
Lago di Venere
Balata dei Turchi ©
Balata dei Turchi
Laghetto delle Ondine ©
Laghetto delle Ondine

5
nights
Isola di Favignana

Isola di Favignana ©
Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
Go for a jaunt from Isola di Favignana to Levanzo to see Grotta del Genovese about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, enjoy the sand and surf at Scalo Cavallo, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and cool off at Lido Burrone.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Isola di Favignana tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Pantelleria to Isola di Favignana takes 5 hours. July in Isola di Favignana sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ustica.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Grotta del Genovese
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa ©
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa
Grotte bue marino ©
Grotte bue marino

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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Rocca della Falconiera, thenkick back and relax at Il Faro Solarium, thenget interesting insight from Tours, and finally gain insight at Progetto S.E.P.I.A..

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ustica road trip planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Isola di Favignana to Ustica takes 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Ustica are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Lipari.

Things to do in Ustica

Outdoors Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Lipari

Lipari is the largest of the Aeolian Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the northern coast of Sicily, southern Italy; it is also the name of the island's main town and comune, which is administratively part of the Metropolitan City of Messina. Explore Lipari's surroundings by going to Punto Panoramico Semaforo (in Pollara) and Spiaggia dello Scario (in Malfa). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano, and get great views at Belvedere Quattrocchi.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lipari tour builder website.

You can ride a ferry from Ustica to Lipari in 8 hours. In July, daytime highs in Lipari are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Isola Vulcano.

Things to do in Lipari

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Malfa, Cala Junco
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani ©
Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani
Spiaggia dello Scario ©
Spiaggia dello Scario

2
nights
Isola Vulcano

Isola Vulcano ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Centro Operativo INGV "Marcello Carapezza" - Vulcano, thenhike along Scalata al Cratere, and then take in the natural beauty of Terme di Vulcano. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get impressive views of Vulcano, thendon't miss a visit to Capo Grillo, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia dell'Asino, and finally get outside with Spiaggia del Cannitello.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Isola Vulcano trip planning website.

Ride a ferry from Lipari to Isola Vulcano in an hour. In July in Isola Vulcano, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Isola Vulcano

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scalata al Cratere ©
Scalata al Cratere
Vulcano ©
Vulcano
Capo Grillo ©
Capo Grillo

5
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: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Spiaggia dei Conigli, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Pulcino, and make a trip to Cala Guitgia.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lampedusa trip builder site.

You can fly from Isola Vulcano to Lampedusa in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, daily temperatures in Lampedusa can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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