22 days in Sicily & Naples Itinerary

22 days in Sicily & Naples Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Catania
— 1 night
2
Noto
— 2 nights
3
Mazara del Vallo
— 2 nights
4
San Vito lo Capo
— 3 nights
5
Palermo
— 2 nights
6
Randazzo
— 1 night
7
Riposto
— 5 nights
8
Catania
— 1 night
9
Naples
— 3 nights

1
night
Catania

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
On the 27th (Mon), get interesting insight from Tours, thenpause for some photo ops at Fontana dell'Elefante, and then ponder the design of Fontana dell'Amenano.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Catania route planning website.

Geneva, Switzerland to Catania is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Noto.

Things to do in Catania

Tours Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours
Fontana dell'Elefante ©
Fontana dell'Elefante

2
nights
Noto

Noto ©
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. On the 28th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Carlo Borromeo, make a trip to Centro Storico, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Chiara, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Calamosche, and finally identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, and then step off the mainland to explore Ortigia.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Noto trip planner.

Traveling by car from Catania to Noto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mazara del Vallo.

Things to do in Noto

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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Syracuse
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

2
nights
Mazara del Vallo

Mazara del Vallo ©
Mazara del Vallo is a town and comune in southwestern Sicily, Italy, which lies mainly on the left bank at the mouth of the Mazaro river, administratively part of the province of Trapani.It is an agricultural and fishing centre and its port gives shelter to the largest fishing fleet in Italy.HistoryAncient townMazara was founded by the Phoenicians in the 9th century BC, with the name of Mazar (the Rock). Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Kasbah Mazara del Vallo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale San Salvatore, and then contemplate the long history of Arco Normanno. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Fri): examine the collection at Museo del Satiro Danzante, thendon't miss a visit to Teatro Garibaldi, thenadmire the striking features of Collegio dei Gesuiti, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia Sabbiosa a Mazara del Vallo.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mazara del Vallo trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Noto to Mazara del Vallo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Mazara del Vallo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Mazara del Vallo

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kasbah Mazara del Vallo ©
Kasbah Mazara del Vallo
Teatro Garibaldi ©
Teatro Garibaldi
Museo del Satiro Danzante ©
Museo del Satiro Danzante

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.
Step out of San Vito lo Capo to go to Castellammare del Golfo and see Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo, don't miss a visit to Santuario Maria Santissima Di Custonaci, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Macari, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Di San Vito.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Vito lo Capo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mazara del Vallo to San Vito lo Capo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Palermo.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Santuario Maria Santissima Di Custonaci
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro

2
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, steep yourself in history at Norman Palace, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, thenmake a trip to Cattedrale di Palermo, and finally don't miss a visit to Quattro Canti. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, admire the local landmark of Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Cataldo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Monreale, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Palermo trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from San Vito lo Capo to Palermo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Randazzo.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Duomo di Monreale
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Food Tours
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

1
night
Randazzo

Randazzo ©
Randazzo is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Catania, Sicily, southern Italy. On the 7th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Via degli Archi, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria, thenadmire the striking features of Palazzo Comunale, and finally take a pleasant ride with The Island of Wonders | Sicily and Etna Excursions.

Plan my day in Randazzo using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Palermo to Randazzo takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Riposto.

Things to do in Randazzo

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Basilica di Santa Maria ©
Basilica di Santa Maria
Via degli Archi ©
Via degli Archi

5
nights
Riposto

Riposto ©
Riposto is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 170km east of Palermo and about 25km northeast of Catania.HistoryDuring the fascist era Riposto was joined to Giarre under the name of Jonia, but separated again in 1945.GeographyThe town is located on the Ionian Coast, and borders with the municipalities of Acireale, Giarre and Mascali. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Riposto: Castiglione di Sicilia (Alcantara River Park & Le Gole dell'Alcantara), Gole Alcantara Botanical and Geological Park (in Motta Camastra) and Giardini Naxos (Lido l'Aurora Celeste & Escursioni in Barca con Daniele e Salvo). There's still lots to do: get the adrenaline pumping with Etna Quad Adventure, learn about winemaking at Cantine Don Saro, step into the grandiose world of Castello Di Calatabiano, and don't miss a visit to Il Castagno dei Cento Cavalli.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Riposto trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Randazzo to Riposto in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Riposto can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Catania.

Things to do in Riposto

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Linguaglossa, Zafferana Etnea, Castiglione di Sicilia, Calatabiano, Sant'Alfio
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Etna Quad Adventure ©
Etna Quad Adventure
Etna Passion ©
Etna Passion
Basilica Matrice ©
Basilica Matrice "San Pietro"

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night
Catania

Catania ©
On the 13th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata, thenmake a trip to Piazza Universita, thenget engrossed in the history at Monastero dei Benedettini, and finally steep yourself in history at Piazza Duomo.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Catania trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Riposto to Catania takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Museums
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Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Monastero dei Benedettini ©
Monastero dei Benedettini
Piazza Universita ©
Piazza Universita

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Venture out of the city with trips to Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens & Villa Rufolo). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, go for a walk through Lungomare Caracciolo, glide peacefully along the water with Kayak Napoli, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Naples trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Catania to Naples takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August in Naples, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Ravello, Pompeii Archaeological Park
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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