22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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1
Palermo
— 1 night
2
Taormina
— 2 nights
3
Syracuse
— 2 nights
4
Agrigento
— 1 night
5
Noto
— 2 nights
6
Isola Vulcano
— 1 night
7
Panarea
— 1 night
8
Stromboli
— 1 night
9
San Vito lo Capo
— 3 nights
10
Isola di Favignana
— 1 night
11
Acireale
— 1 day
12
Giardini Naxos
— 1 night
13
Piazza Armerina
— 1 night
14
Cefalu
— 1 night
15
Monreale
— 1 night
16
Calatafimi-Segesta
— 1 night

1
night
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Di San Giuseppe Dei Falegnami, Facolta Di Giurisprudenza, Universita Di Palermo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, admire the striking features of Norman Palace, thenstroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Quattro Canti, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Conte Federico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Cataldo, thenadmire the local landmark of Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Palermo trip app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Palermo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Taormina.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace
Food Tours

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.
On the 18th (Sat), walk around Villa Comunale, explore the ancient world of Ancient Theatre of Taormina, head off the coast to Isola Bella, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Varo, thendon't miss a visit to Corso Umberto, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Piazza IX Aprile. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Madonna della Mercede in San Valentino, make a trip to Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico), pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Messina, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Campanile del Duomo di Messina, and finally ponder the design of Fontana di Orione.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Taormina trip planner.

You can drive from Palermo to Taormina in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Taormina sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Taormina

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Messina
Highlights from your plan
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Ancient Theatre of Taormina ©
Ancient Theatre of Taormina
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): look for gifts at Silk in Ortigia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, thenadmire the striking features of Palazzo Vermexio, thenstep off the mainland to explore Ortigia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, thendelve into the distant past at Teatro Greco, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio), and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Syracuse trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Taormina to Syracuse in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Syracuse

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Teatro Greco ©
Teatro Greco

1
night
Agrigento

Agrigento ©
Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
On the 22nd (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Scala dei Turchi, thenget engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, and then delve into the distant past at Valle dei Templi.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Agrigento trip planner.

You can drive from Syracuse to Agrigento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Agrigento can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Noto.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Scala dei Turchi
Highlights from your plan
Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Scala dei Turchi ©
Scala dei Turchi
Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento ©

2
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Noto

Noto ©
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Calamosche, look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Carlo Borromeo, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Chiara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Fava, explore the galleries of A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu, get a sense of history and politics at Municipio di Scicli, thencontemplate the long history of Scicli, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Bonelli - Patane, and finally look for gifts at Ara' espressione di idee.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Noto trip planning website.

Drive from Agrigento to Noto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Isola Vulcano.

Things to do in Noto

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Scicli, Ara' espressione di idee
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Spiaggia Calamosche ©
Spiaggia Calamosche

1
night
Isola Vulcano

Isola Vulcano ©
On the 25th (Sat), hike along Scalata al Cratere, get impressive views of Vulcanello, contemplate the geological forces at Vulcano, thendon't miss a visit to Capo Grillo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dell'Asino.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Isola Vulcano trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Noto to Isola Vulcano by combination of car and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. July in Isola Vulcano sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Panarea.

Things to do in Isola Vulcano

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

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night
Panarea

Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro in Panarea, and then contemplate the long history of Capo Milazzese.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Panarea driving holiday site.

You can travel from Isola Vulcano to Panarea in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Stromboli.

Things to do in Panarea

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Capo Milazzese ©
Capo Milazzese
Chiesa di San Pietro in Panarea ©
Chiesa di San Pietro in Panarea

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Stromboli

Stromboli ©
On the 27th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Vincenzo, thencontemplate the geological forces at Stromboli, thenexamine the collection at Centro Visitatori INGV, and finally head outdoors with Strombolicchio.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Stromboli trip builder site.

Getting from Panarea to Stromboli by journey takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Stromboli

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Strombolicchio ©
Strombolicchio
Stromboli ©
Stromboli
Centro Visitatori INGV ©
Centro Visitatori INGV

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Vito lo Capo: Torre Bennistra (in Scopello), Museum Of Optical Illusions (in Trapani) and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo, stroll through Spiaggia di Macari, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa e Monastero di San Francesco d'Assisi.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Vito lo Capo road trip website.

Do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi from Stromboli to San Vito lo Capo in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. July in San Vito lo Capo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Castellammare del Golfo, Chiesa e Monastero di San Francesco d'Assisi, Museum Of Optical Illusions
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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): make a trip to Grotte bue marino, stroll through Spiaggia di Cala Rossa, thenget engrossed in the history at Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, and finally look for gifts at Monique Boutique.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Isola di Favignana day trip app.

Traveling by car from San Vito lo Capo to Isola di Favignana takes 8.5 hours. In July in Isola di Favignana, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Acireale.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa ©
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa
Grotte bue marino ©
Grotte bue marino

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Acireale

Acireale ©
Acireale is a coastal city and comune in the north-east of the Metropolitan City of Catania, Sicily, southern Italy, at the foot of Mount Etna, on the coast facing the Ionian Sea. On the 1st (Sat), don't miss a visit to I Faraglioni Di Acitrezza, thencontemplate the long history of Castello Normanno, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Sebastiano.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Acireale planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and train from Isola di Favignana to Acireale takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Giardini Naxos.

Things to do in Acireale

Historic Sites

Side Trips

I Faraglioni Di Acitrezza, Castello Normanno
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Sebastiano ©
Basilica di San Sebastiano
I Faraglioni Di Acitrezza ©
I Faraglioni Di Acitrezza

1
night
Giardini Naxos

Giardini Naxos is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Messina on the island of Sicily in southern Italy. To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Giardini Naxos trip planner.

Traveling by car from Acireale to Giardini Naxos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Piazza Armerina.

Things to do in Giardini Naxos

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Gole Alcantara Botanical and Geological Park, Il vino della Rosa, Le Gole dell'Alcantara
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Il vino della Rosa ©
Il vino della Rosa

1
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Piazza Armerina

Piazza Armerina
Piazza Armerina is an Italian comune in the province of Enna of the autonomous island region of Sicily.HistoryThe city of Piazza developed during the Norman domination in Sicily, when Lombards settled the central and eastern part of Sicily.But the area had been inhabited since prehistoric times. On the 3rd (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Armerina, stop by Ceramica a Modo Mio, thenbrowse the collection at Biblioteca Comunale “Alceste e Remigio Roccella”, thenexplore the ancient world of Villa Romana del Casale, and finally examine the collection at Museo Della Civilta Mineraria.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Piazza Armerina travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Giardini Naxos to Piazza Armerina by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Cefalu.

Things to do in Piazza Armerina

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ceramica a Modo Mio
Highlights from your plan
Villa Romana del Casale
Villa Romana del Casale
Ceramica a Modo Mio ©
Ceramica a Modo Mio
Museo Della Civilta Mineraria ©
Museo Della Civilta Mineraria

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Cefalu

Cefalu ©
Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70km east of the provincial capital and 185km west of Messina. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Duomo di Cefalu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocca di Cefalu, thenwander the streets of Cefalu Coast, and finally make a trip to Lavatoio Medievale.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cefalu day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Piazza Armerina to Cefalu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Monreale.

Things to do in Cefalu

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Cefalu ©
Duomo di Cefalu
Cefalu Coast ©
Cefalu Coast
Rocca di Cefalu ©
Rocca di Cefalu

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Monreale

Monreale ©
Monreale is a town and comune in the province of Palermo, in Sicily, Italy. On the 5th (Wed), examine the collection at Museo Civico "Nicola Barbato", take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiostro dei Benedettini, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Monreale, thenlook for gifts at Vintage Enoteca, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Via delle Absidi.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Monreale online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Cefalu to Monreale in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Calatafimi-Segesta.

Things to do in Monreale

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Museo Civico "Nicola Barbato"
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Vintage Enoteca ©
Vintage Enoteca
Museo Civico ©
Museo Civico "Nicola Barbato"

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Calatafimi-Segesta

Calatafimi-Segesta ©
Calatafimi-Segesta is a small town, more popularly known simply as Calatafimi, in the Province of Trapani, in Sicily, southern Italy.The full name of the municipality was created in 1997 and is meant to highlight the presence within its territory of the 5th century B.C. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Teatro Greco di Segesta and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tempio di Segesta.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Calatafimi-Segesta itinerary builder site.

Getting from Monreale to Calatafimi-Segesta by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Calatafimi-Segesta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Calatafimi-Segesta

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta
Teatro Greco di Segesta ©
Teatro Greco di Segesta

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