32 days in Sicily Itinerary

32 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly + Taxi:  15 h 15 min
1
San Vito lo Capo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Isola di Favignana
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Palermo
— 7 nights
Bus:  2 h
4
Agrigento
— 3 nights
Ferry:  4 h 30 min
5
Lampedusa
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Train:  3 h 45 min
6
Syracuse
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Taormina
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Vancouver

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Vito lo Capo: Grotta Mangiapane (in Custonaci), Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo) and Tempio di Segesta (in Calatafimi-Segesta). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo, stroll through Spiaggia di Macari, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Di San Vito, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Vito lo Capo route builder app.

Vancouver, Canada to San Vito lo Capo is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in May; daily highs in San Vito lo Capo reach 25°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Grotta Mangiapane, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Tempio di Segesta
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Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
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.
Isola di Favignana is known for museums, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, get outside with Cala Azzurra, look for gifts at I Veri Sapori Favignanesi, and kick back and relax at Scalo Cavallo.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Isola di Favignana online driving holiday planner.

Drive from San Vito lo Capo to Isola di Favignana in 2.5 hours. In May in Isola di Favignana, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa ©
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa
Grotte bue marino ©
Grotte bue marino

7
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Get out of town with these interesting Palermo side-trips: Museo dell'Acciuga (in Aspra), Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale) and Selinunte Archaeological Park (in Marinella di Selinunte). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Cattedrale di Palermo, steep yourself in history at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Cefalu, and admire the striking features of Norman Palace.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Palermo vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Isola di Favignana to Palermo takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Cefalu, Museo dell'Acciuga, Duomo di Monreale, Selinunte Archaeological Park, Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Agrigento: Sciacca (Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca & Mercato del Pesce), Mulino Dell'acqua - Museo Civico Di Cianciana (in Cianciana) and Riserva Naturale Orientata Monti di Palazzo Adriano e Valle del Sosio (in Palazzo Adriano). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi, admire the natural beauty at Il Giardino della Kolymbethra, do a tasting at Regaleali, and explore the striking landscape at Scala dei Turchi.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Agrigento trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by bus from Palermo to Agrigento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Agrigento sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Agrigento

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sciacca, Mulino Dell'acqua - Museo Civico Di Cianciana, Scala dei Turchi, Regaleali, Riserva Naturale Orientata Monti di Palazzo Adriano e Valle del Sosio
Highlights from your plan
Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Scala dei Turchi ©
Scala dei Turchi
Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca ©
Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca

3
nights
Lampedusa

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: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli, make a trip to Archivio Storico Lampedusa, get interesting insight from Tours, and look for all kinds of wild species at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lampedusa trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Agrigento to Lampedusa in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and flight. In June, daytime highs in Lampedusa are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Syracuse side-trips: Ragusa Ibla (in Ragusa), Parrocchia Ss Annunziata (in Ispica) and Modica (Cathedral of St. George & Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Ortigia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, contemplate the long history of Teatro Greco, and explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico della Neapolis.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Syracuse trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Lampedusa to Syracuse by combination of flight and train takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Taormina.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Scicli, Noto, Modica, Ragusa Ibla, Cavagrande del Cassibile
Highlights from your plan
Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

5
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.
Explore Taormina's surroundings by going to Gole Alcantara Botanical and Geological Park (in Motta Camastra), Linguaglossa (Il vino della Rosa, Etna Donkey Trekking, &more) and Messina (Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico), Duomo di Messina, &more). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Ancient Theatre of Taormina, go for a walk through Piazza IX Aprile, walk around Villa Comunale, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Taormina online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Taormina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Messina, Linguaglossa, Mulino ad Acqua Giorginaro del 1690 a Ruota Orizzontale, Scuba & Snorkeling, Gole Alcantara Botanical and Geological Park
Highlights from your plan
Ancient Theatre of Taormina ©
Ancient Theatre of Taormina
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale

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