27 days in Italy Itinerary

27 days in Italy Itinerary

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27 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Palermo
1
Palermo
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Catania
— 5 nights
Bus:  45 min
3
Taormina
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Syracuse
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Scicli
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Agrigento
— 4 nights
Bus:  2 h
End: Palermo

5
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cattedrale di Palermo and Duomo di Monreale. Head to Regional Gallery (Galleria Regionale della Sicilia) and Via delle Absidifor some retail therapy. Explore Palermo's surroundings by going to La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico (in Erice) and Cefalu (Cefalu Coast, Duomo di Cefalu, &more). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, see the interesting displays at Santuario Santa Rosalia, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Asmundo Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Cataldo.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Palermo holiday planning tool .

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major aiports are Falcone–Borsellino Airport, Vincenzo Florio Airport Trapani-Birgi and Catania-Fontanarossa Airport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Catania.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cefalu, Monreale, Drago Artecontemporanea, La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

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.
Shop till you drop at Sicilia Outlet Village and A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo del Carretto Siciliano and Polo Tattile Multimediale. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Catania: Museo del Palmento (in Santa Venerina) and Azienda agricola Samperi (in Leonforte). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943, browse the exhibits of Palazzo Biscari, see the interesting displays at Herborarium Museum, and admire the masterpieces at MUSEO CROCIFERI - Art and Chocolate.

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Traveling by car from Palermo to Catania takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for the bus ride to Taormina.

Things to do in Catania

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Acireale, Azienda agricola Samperi, Museo del Carretto Siciliano, Museo del Palmento, Sicilia Outlet Village
Highlights from your plan
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Sicilia Outlet Village ©
Sicilia Outlet Village

4
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.
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria and Kerameion are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lungomare Falcomata and Duomo di Taormina. Get out of town with these interesting Taormina side-trips: Chiesa Dell'Immacolata (in Villa San Giovanni), Monumento Dea Athena (in Reggio Calabria) and Messina (Chiesa del Carmine di Messina, Palazzo Tremi - Palazzo Del Gallo, &more). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at La Bottega di Lagana', step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, take in the exciting artwork at Good Fellas Art Studio, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo Ciampoli di Taormina.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Taormina trip itinerary website .

Getting from Catania to Taormina by bus takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Taormina

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Messina, Reggio Calabria, Castelmola, Chiesa Dell'Immacolata
Highlights from your plan
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi and Buscemi Paese Museo. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ceramicabianca and Monastero del San salvatore. Explore Syracuse's surroundings by going to Noto (Centro Storico, St. Nicholas Cathedral, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, don't miss a visit to Porta Marina, and head off the coast to Ortigia.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Syracuse itinerary planning app .

Drive from Taormina to Syracuse in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Scicli.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Noto, Buscemi Paese Museo, Chiesa di Santa Venera
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Teatro Greco ©
Teatro Greco

4
nights
Scicli

Scicli ©
Scicli is a town and municipality in the Province of Ragusa in the south east of Sicily, Italy. Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica and Antica Farmacia Cartia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Scicli and Church of San Pietro. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu, wander the wide-open spaces of Gli Aromi Sicily, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Nicolo Inferiore, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Busacca.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Scicli trip planner.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Scicli takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Agrigento.

Things to do in Scicli

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Modica
Highlights from your plan
Scicli ©
Scicli
Cathedral of St. George ©
Cathedral of St. George

4
nights
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sala Espositiva delle Vare - Associazione Giovedi Santo and Mercato del Pesce. Valle dei Templi and Collezione La Gaipa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Agrigento: Sciacca (Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca & Il Castello Incantato). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro, see the interesting displays at Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello, and explore the world behind art at Mudia_Museo Diocesan Agrigento.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Agrigento online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Scicli to Agrigento in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Scicli in March, Agrigento is a bit warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can catch the bus back home.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sciacca, Sala Espositiva delle Vare - Associazione Giovedi Santo
Highlights from your plan
Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca ©
Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci

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