5 days in Sicily & Calabria Itinerary

5 days in Sicily & Calabria Itinerary

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5 days in Sicily & Calabria Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Catania
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Taormina
— Few hours
Train:  45​min
3
Messina
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Capo Vaticano
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Prague

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mt Etna. On the 26th (Sat), contemplate the geological forces at Mt Etna.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Catania tour itinerary planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Catania is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in October, expect Catania to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Taormina.

Things to do in Catania

Nature Parks
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Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna

few
hours
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.
To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Taormina trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Catania to Taormina takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Catania in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Taormina, with lows of 20°C. You'll set off for Capo Vaticano on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

2
nights
Messina

Messina
Messina is the capital of the Italian Metropolitan City of Messina. On the 27th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Messina, then don't miss a visit to Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico), then stroll through Piscina di Venere, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello di Milazzo. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari, then look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata Laghetti di Marinello, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Falcomata, and finally look for gifts at Moai Tiki.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Messina trip maker tool .

Take a train from Taormina to Messina in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Capo Vaticano.

Things to do in Messina

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Milazzo, Lungomare Falcomata, Riserva Naturale Orientata Laghetti di Marinello, Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari
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Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari ©
Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata

1
night
Capo Vaticano

Capo Vaticano ©
On the 29th (Tue), look for gifts at 'Nduja San Donato.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Capo Vaticano day trip website .

Drive from Messina to Capo Vaticano in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Messina in October since evenings lows in Capo Vaticano dip to 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Capo Vaticano

Shopping

Side Trip

'Nduja San Donato
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'Nduja San Donato ©
'Nduja San Donato

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