55 days in Sicily Itinerary

55 days in Sicily Itinerary

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55 days in Sicily Itinerary

Start: Amalfi
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Bus + Train + Fly:  7​h
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Erice
— Few hours
Bus:  45​min
2
San Vito lo Capo
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Palermo
— 3 nights
Bus:  2​h
4
Agrigento
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Catania
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Cefalu
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Trapani
— 3 nights
Train:  30​min
8
Marsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Syracuse
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Agrigento
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
11
Caltanissetta
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
12
Piazza Armerina
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
13
Enna
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
14
Ragusa
— 2 nights
Bus:  15​min
15
Modica
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
16
Noto
— 2 nights
Train:  45​min
17
Syracuse
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
18
Catania
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
19
Riposto
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
20
Giarre
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
21
Messina
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
22
Scaletta Zanclea
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
23
Lipari
— 2 nights
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Ferry + Bus + Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney

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Erice

Erice ©
Erice is a historic town and comune in the province of Trapani in Sicily, Italy.GeographyErice is located on top of Mount Erice, at around 750m above sea level, overlooking the city of Trapani, the low western coast towards Marsala, the dramatic Punta del Saraceno and Capo San Vito to the north-east, and the Aegadian Islands on Sicily's north-western coast, providing spectacular views.The bordering municipalities are Buseto Palizzolo, Paceco, Trapani, Valderice and Custonaci. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): make a trip to Chiesa DI San Giuliano and then make a trip to Baia Cornino.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Erice travel route planning tool .

Amalfi to Erice is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus, train, and flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to San Vito lo Capo.
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Baia Cornino ©
Baia Cornino
Chiesa DI San Giuliano ©
Chiesa DI San Giuliano

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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.
On the 13th (Sun), stop by Enoteca Dioniso.

Take the guesswork out of planning a San Vito lo Capo vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Take a bus from Erice to San Vito lo Capo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in San Vito lo Capo can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Palermo.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Shopping
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Enoteca Dioniso ©
Enoteca Dioniso

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Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 14th (Mon), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, then stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, then admire the striking features of Norman Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Quattro Canti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Mondello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, then admire the local landmark of Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Monreale.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Palermo road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from San Vito lo Capo to Palermo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours Beaches

Side Trip

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Valle dei Templi, then take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino della Kolymbethra, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Nicola.

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

Traveling by bus from Palermo to Agrigento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Agrigento sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Catania.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Il Giardino della Kolymbethra ©
Il Giardino della Kolymbethra

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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.
Take a break from Catania with a short trip to Etnaland in Belpasso, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania, step into the grandiose world of Castello Normanno, and admire the natural beauty at Giardino Bellini.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Catania tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Agrigento to Catania in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cefalu.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Macalube Slang Lasermaxx Catania, Basilica di San Sebastiano, Castello Normanno, Etnaland, I Faraglioni Di Acitrezza
Highlights from your plan
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Off-Road Tours
Etnaland ©
Etnaland

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Cefalu

Cefalu ©
Cefal├╣ 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. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Lavatoio Medievale, stop by Enoteca le Petit Tonneau, take in the awesome beauty at Rocca di Cefalu, then wander the streets of Cefalu Coast, and finally steep yourself in history at Duomo di Cefalu.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cefalu trip planner .

Traveling by car from Catania to Cefalu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Trapani.

Things to do in Cefalu

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Acqua Verde ©
Acqua Verde
Duomo di Cefalu ©
Duomo di Cefalu
Cefalu Coast ©
Cefalu Coast

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Trapani

Trapani ©
Historically known for its importance in salt production, Trapani has gained recognition as an enticing but affordable vacation locale in Sicily.
Get out of town with these interesting Trapani side-trips: Isola di Favignana (Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, Grotte bue marino, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Tempio di Segesta, make a trip to Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo, examine the collection at Museo Regionale Conte Agostino Pepoli, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Colleggio e Convento dei Gesuiti.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Trapani trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Cefalu to Trapani takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September in Trapani, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Marsala.

Things to do in Trapani

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Isola di Favignana, Tempio di Segesta
Highlights from your plan
Museum Of Optical Illusions ©
Museum Of Optical Illusions
Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa ©
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa

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Marsala

Marsala ©
Marsala is an Italian town located in the Province of Trapani in the westernmost part of Sicily. Venture out of the city with trips to Mazara del Vallo (Kasbah Mazara del Vallo, Museo del Satiro Danzante, & more) and Selinunte Archaeological Park (in Marinella di Selinunte). There's lots more to do: experience rural life at Saline Della Laguna, don't miss a visit to Porta Garibaldi, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Baglio Anselmi, and learn about winemaking at Donnafugata.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marsala sightseeing planner.

Marsala is just a stone's throw from Trapani. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Marsala

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mazara del Vallo, Selinunte Archaeological Park
Highlights from your plan
Selinunte Archaeological Park ©
Selinunte Archaeological Park
Saline Della Laguna ©
Saline Della Laguna
Isola di Mozia (Mothia)/ San Pantaleo ©

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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 2nd (Fri): delve into the distant past at Teatro Greco, see the interesting displays at Tecnoparco Museo di Archimede, then make a trip to Piazza Archimede, then admire the local landmark of Fountain of Diana, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Maniace Castle, ponder the design of Fonte Aretusa, then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Bellomo, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Arenella.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Syracuse vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Marsala to Syracuse takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Teatro Greco ©
Teatro Greco
Fountain of Diana ©
Fountain of Diana
Tecnoparco Museo di Archimede ©
Tecnoparco Museo di Archimede

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Agrigento

Agrigento ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Statua di Icaro caduto, see the interesting displays at Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello, then explore the ancient world of Eraclea Minoa, and finally identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Duomo (Agrigento) and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Agrigento visit planner .

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Agrigento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Caltanissetta.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa
Highlights from your plan
Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello ©
Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci

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Caltanissetta

Caltanissetta ©
Caltanissetta is a Commune in the Central Interior of Sicilia/Sicily, Italia/Italy, and the Capital of the Province of Caltanissetta. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): make a trip to Abazia di Santo Spirito. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a splash at Acquapark Conte.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Caltanissetta trip planner .

Traveling by car from Agrigento to Caltanissetta takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Piazza Armerina.

Things to do in Caltanissetta

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gangi, Acquapark Conte, Museo della Zolfara, A casa del Marchese Pottino di Echifaldo
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Zolfara ©
Museo della Zolfara
Abazia di Santo Spirito ©
Abazia di Santo Spirito
Palazzo Bongiorno ©
Palazzo Bongiorno

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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 8th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Piazza Armerina, then explore the ancient world of Villa Romana del Casale, then see the interesting displays at Museo Della Civilta Mineraria, and finally don't miss a visit to Saint Maria of Monte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Pietro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni Evengelista, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Maria Santissima Delle Vittorie, then pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Marco Trigona, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Civilta Contadina, and finally browse the different shops at Sicilia Outlet Village.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Piazza Armerina trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Caltanissetta to Piazza Armerina in an hour. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Enna.

Things to do in Piazza Armerina

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Saint Maria of Monte, Sicilia Outlet Village
Highlights from your plan
Villa Romana del Casale
Villa Romana del Casale
Piazza Armerina ©
Piazza Armerina
Sicilia Outlet Village ©
Sicilia Outlet Village

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Enna

Enna ©
Enna is a city and comune located roughly at the center of Sicily, southern Italy, in the province of Enna, towering above the surrounding countryside. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Federico II and then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Lombardia. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Duomo di Enna, then make a trip to Castello Di Sperlinga, and then head outdoors with Parco Avventura Madonie.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Enna travel route builder tool .

Getting from Piazza Armerina to Enna by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ragusa.

Things to do in Enna

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Parco Avventura Madonie, Castello Di Sperlinga, Granfonte
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Castello Di Sperlinga ©
Castello Di Sperlinga
Parco Avventura Madonie ©
Parco Avventura Madonie
Duomo di Enna ©
Duomo di Enna

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Ragusa

Ragusa ©
Once a flourishing ancient city, Ragusa was rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1693.
Step out of Ragusa to go to Punta Secca and see Faro di Punta Secca, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Ragusa Ibla, steep yourself in history at Saint Giorgio, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini Iblei, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Scale.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ragusa trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Enna to Ragusa takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Ragusa are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Modica.

Things to do in Ragusa

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Faro di Punta Secca
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Ragusa Ibla ©
Ragusa Ibla
Duomo San Giorgio ©
Duomo San Giorgio
Giardini Iblei ©
Giardini Iblei

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Modica

Modica ©
Modica is a city and comune of 54.456 inhabitants in the Province of Ragusa, Sicily, southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Sampieri. On the next day, wander the wide-open spaces of Gli Aromi Sicily, then contemplate the long history of Scicli, then stop by Antica Dolceria Bonajuto, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Pietro.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Modica road trip tool .

Modica is just a short distance from Ragusa. October in Modica sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Noto.

Things to do in Modica

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Scicli
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Gli Aromi Sicily ©
Gli Aromi Sicily
Scicli ©
Scicli

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Noto

Noto ©
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. Explore Noto's surroundings by going to Tonnara di Marzamemi (in Marzamemi), Isola delle Correnti (in Portopalo di Capo Passero) and Cavagrande del Cassibile (in Avola). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari, see the interesting displays at Museo della Mandorla di Avola, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Cathedral.

To find ratings and tourist information, read our Noto travel site .

You can drive from Modica to Noto in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Syracuse.

Things to do in Noto

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Avola, Isola delle Correnti, Tonnara di Marzamemi
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Spiaggia Calamosche ©
Spiaggia Calamosche
Cavagrande del Cassibile ©
Cavagrande del Cassibile

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Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Syracuse Cathedral, and then head off the coast to Ortigia.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Syracuse trip maker .

Traveling by train from Noto to Syracuse takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Catania.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio) ©

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Catania

Catania ©
Explore Catania further: make a trip to Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata, browse the different shops at Etnapolis Shopping Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Orto Botanico dell'Universita di Catania, and stroll through Lido dei Ciclopi.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Catania journey planning site .

Getting from Syracuse to Catania by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Riposto.

Things to do in Catania

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Acitrezza, Etnapolis Shopping Center
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata ©
Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata
Aci Trezza
Aci Trezza

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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. On the 25th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Matrice "San Pietro" and then see the interesting displays at Museo del Palmento.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Riposto itinerary planner.

Getting from Catania to Riposto by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Giarre.

Things to do in Riposto

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Lido Club La Vignitta, Horseback Riding Tours, Museo del Palmento
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Basilica Matrice ©
Basilica Matrice "San Pietro"
Museo del Palmento ©
Museo del Palmento

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Giarre

Giarre ©
Giarre is an Italian town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Catania, on the east coast of Sicily, southern Italy.HistorySome historians suppose that the ancient Greek city of Kallipolis was situated in the same territory of the present-day town of Giarre, but nowadays there is no relevant proof of it.Since the late 16th century until 1815 Giarre was a village of the county of Mascali.During the fascist era Giarre was joined to Riposto under the name of Jonia, but separated again in 1945.GeographyGiarre is bounded by the municipalities of Acireale, Mascali, Milo, Riposto, Sant'Alfio, Santa Venerina and Zafferana Etnea. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Madre S.Isidoro Agricola, do a tasting at Gambino Vini, then stroll through Etna Donkey Trekking, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Siciliamareterra. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Santuario Madonna delle Grazie, then stroll around Radicepura Giarre, and then don't miss a visit to Il Castagno dei Cento Cavalli.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Giarre trip site .

Giarre is just a short distance from Riposto. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Messina.

Things to do in Giarre

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Linguaglossa, Il Castagno dei Cento Cavalli
Highlights from your plan
Etna Donkey Trekking ©
Etna Donkey Trekking
Gambino Vini ©
Gambino Vini
Chiesa Madre S.Isidoro Agricola ©
Chiesa Madre S.Isidoro Agricola

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Messina

Messina ©
Messina is the capital of the Italian Metropolitan City of Messina. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello di Milazzo (in Milazzo), Reggio Calabria (Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria & Lungomare Falcomata) and Scilla (Chianalea di Scilla, Parrocchia Maria S.S Immacolata di Scilla e Favazzina, & more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico), pause for some serene contemplation at Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari, view the masterpieces at Bottega Sicula - Ceramiche Siciliane - Sicily Home Design, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della Madonna di Montalto.

Before you visit Messina, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Giarre to Messina in an hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Messina when traveling from Giarre in October, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Scaletta Zanclea.

Things to do in Messina

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Scilla, Reggio Calabria, Castello di Milazzo, Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari
Highlights from your plan
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla
Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata

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Scaletta Zanclea

Scaletta Zanclea ©
Scaletta Zanclea is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 180km east of Palermo and about 15km southwest of Messina.The comune suffered heavily in the mudslides which devastated the area in 2009. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Castello Rufo Ruffo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Arabo Normanna dei Santi Pietro e Paolo, then experience rural life at Agriculturale Terra di Santo Stefano, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Belvedere.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Scaletta Zanclea online trip builder .

You can drive from Messina to Scaletta Zanclea in an hour. In October in Scaletta Zanclea, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Lipari.

Things to do in Scaletta Zanclea

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Duomo di Sant'Agata, Agriculturale Terra di Santo Stefano, Chiesa Arabo Normanna dei Santi Pietro e Paolo, Castello Belvedere
Highlights from your plan
Castello Rufo Ruffo ©
Castello Rufo Ruffo
Duomo di Sant'Agata ©
Duomo di Sant'Agata
Castello Belvedere ©
Castello Belvedere

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Lipari

Lipari ©
Lipari is the largest of the Aeolian Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the northern coast of Sicily, southern Italy; it is also the name of the island's main town and comune, which is administratively part of the Metropolitan City of Messina. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll through Coral Beach, then don't miss a visit to EX Cave Pomice, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): do sightseeing your way with Private Tours and then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lipari trip planner .

You can drive from Scaletta Zanclea to Lipari in 3.5 hours. In November in Lipari, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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