60 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

60 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

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60 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly + Drive:  31 h
1
Polignano a Mare, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Andria, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Vieste, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Taranto, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Lecce, Italy
— 6 nights
Train + Fly:  6 h 45 min
7
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
8
Nafplio, Greece
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Subway + Fly:  5 h 45 min
9
Corfu Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
10
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
11
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
12
Heraklion, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 15 min
13
Matera, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
14
Alberobello, Italy
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Train + Fly:  6 h
15
Palermo, Italy
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h
16
Agrigento, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
17
Scicli, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
18
Syracuse, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive + Ferry:  2 h 15 min
19
Reggio Calabria, Italy
— 3 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  29 h
End: Brisbane, Australia

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nights
Polignano a Mare, Italy

Polignano a Mare ©
Polignano a Mare is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy, located on the Adriatic Sea. Get out of town with these interesting Polignano a Mare side-trips: Ostuni (Masseria Brancati, Centro Storico, &more) and Castello Dentice di Frasso di Carovigno (in Carovigno). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Antonio, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Polignano a Mare driving holiday planning tool .

Brisbane, Australia to Polignano a Mare is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. In September in Polignano a Mare, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Andria.

Things to do in Polignano a Mare

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ostuni, Monopoli, Castello Dentice di Frasso di Carovigno, Parco della Rimembranza
Highlights from your plan
Masseria Brancati ©
Masseria Brancati
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare ©
Costa Dei Trulli ©
Costa Dei Trulli

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nights
Andria, Italy

Andria ©
Andria is a city and comune in Apulia (southern Italy). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Andria: Rionero in Vulture (Cantine del Notaio & Monticchio lago piccolo), Melfi Castle (in Melfi) and Loggia Amblingh (in Vasto). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Confetti Andria, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Sofia, see the interesting displays at Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Svevo di Barletta.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Andria vacation maker.

Getting from Polignano a Mare to Andria by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Andria are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vieste.

Things to do in Andria

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Canosa di Puglia, Rionero in Vulture, Benevento, Loggia Amblingh, Castello Svevo di Barletta
Highlights from your plan
Cantine del Notaio ©
Cantine del Notaio
Confetti Andria ©
Confetti Andria
Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni ©
Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni

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nights
Vieste, Italy

Vieste ©
Vieste is a town, comune and former Catholic bishopric in the province of Foggia, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Explore Vieste's surroundings by going to Church of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina (in San Giovanni Rotondo), Peschici (Peschici centro storico, Baia Zaiana, &more) and Monte Sant'Angelo (Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo, Museo Lapidario, &more). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Vieste Promenade, make a trip to Arco di San Felice, Head underground at Motobarca Desiree Grotte Marine di Vieste, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia del Pizzomunno.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vieste trip planner.

Drive from Andria to Vieste in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. September in Vieste sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Taranto.

Things to do in Vieste

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monte Sant'Angelo, Peschici, Church of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina
Highlights from your plan
Foresta Umbra ©
Foresta Umbra
Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo ©
Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo
Peschici centro storico ©
Peschici centro storico

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nights
Taranto, Italy

Taranto ©
Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Venture out of the city with trips to Spiaggia di Montedarena (in Marina di Pulsano), Campomarino di Maruggio (in Maruggio) and Museo della Civilta del Vino Primitivo (in Manduria). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Jonian Dolphin Conservation, appreciate the history behind Monumento al Marinaio d'Italia, explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese, and head off the coast to Cheradi Islands.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Taranto trip planner.

Getting from Vieste to Taranto by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Vieste in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Taranto, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Santa Maria di Leuca.

Things to do in Taranto

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Lido Gandoli, Museo della Civilta del Vino Primitivo, Spiaggia di Montedarena, Campomarino di Maruggio, Quartiere delle Ceramiche
Highlights from your plan
Jonian Dolphin Conservation ©
Jonian Dolphin Conservation
Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese
Museo Nazionale Archeologico ©
Museo Nazionale Archeologico

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nights
Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy

Get out of town with these interesting Santa Maria di Leuca side-trips: Castro (Grotta Zinzulusa & Piazza Vittoria).

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Maria di Leuca road trip planner .

Drive from Taranto to Santa Maria di Leuca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lecce.

Things to do in Santa Maria di Leuca

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Salve, Castro, Centro Storico Medievale di Specchia
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Grotta del Soffio ©
Grotta del Soffio
Grotta Tre Porte ©
Grotta Tre Porte

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nights
Lecce, Italy

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Explore Lecce's surroundings by going to Otranto (Cattedrale Di Otranto, Centro Storico Otranto, &more), Torre dell'Orso Beach (in Torre dell'Orso) and Circolo Ippico Malepezza (in Sant'Andrea). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, Head underground at Grotta della Poesia, make a trip to Frantoio Semi-Ipogeo, and steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Gallipoli.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lecce itinerary planner.

Getting from Santa Maria di Leuca to Lecce by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Santa Maria di Leuca in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Lecce, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Lecce

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Otranto, Gallipoli, Nardo, Porto Cesareo, Frantoio Semi-Ipogeo
Highlights from your plan
Circolo Ippico Malepezza ©
Circolo Ippico Malepezza
Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria ©
Centro Storico, Lecce ©
Centro Storico, Lecce

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night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 2nd (Fri), visit Plaka, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, then admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip planner.

Getting from Lecce to Athens by combination of train and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Lecce to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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nights
Nafplio, Greece

Nafplio
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stroll through Corinth Canal, then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, and finally take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Luke Archibishop and then contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nafplio trip site .

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Athens in October, with highs in Nafplio at 24°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Corinth Canal
Highlights from your plan
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus

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nights
Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, then expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, and then take a stroll through Corfu Old Town. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then examine the collection at Casa Parlante, then enjoy the sand and surf at Paleokastritsa Beach, and finally examine the collection at Achilleion Museum.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Nafplio to Corfu Town takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Corfu Town when traveling from Nafplio in October, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Achilleion Museum, Paleokastritsa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

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nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): visit Little Venice, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then make a trip to Rarity Gallery, and finally stroll through Elia Beach. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach, then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and then kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach.

For more things to do, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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nights
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, and then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Red Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and finally look for gifts at the White, Santorini.

To find maps, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fira road trip site .

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daytime highs in Fira are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Ekklisia Panagia Platsani
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Helicopter Tours

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Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 12th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum of Gouves, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and finally contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor, and then kick back and relax at Matala beach.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Heraklion online travel route planner .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2 hours. October in Heraklion sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Matera.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Matala beach, Folklore Museum of Gouves
Highlights from your plan
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

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Matera, Italy

Matera ©
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
When in Matera, make a side trip to see Spiagge Le Praie in Praiano, approximately Praiano away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Sassi di Matera, admire the landmark architecture of Cattedrale di Matera, walk around Parco della Murgia Materana, and explore the ancient world of Cripta del Peccato Originale.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Matera trip tool .

Getting from Heraklion to Matera by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Heraklion to Matera. In October, Matera is little chillier than Heraklion - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Alberobello.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Altamura, Spiagge Le Praie
Highlights from your plan
Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino ©
La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino

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Alberobello, Italy

Alberobello ©
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. On the 17th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area, then don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Sant'Antonio di Padova, and then examine the collection at Trullo Sovrano.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Alberobello trip planning tool .

You can drive from Matera to Alberobello in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Alberobello can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Alberobello

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area, Grotte di Castellana, Zoosafari
Highlights from your plan
Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area ©
Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area
Grotte di Castellana ©
Grotte di Castellana

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Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 20th (Tue), admire the striking features of Norman Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Monreale, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, and finally make a trip to Quattro Canti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Cataldo, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Cefalu.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Palermo vacation maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Alberobello to Palermo in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Duomo di Cefalu, Duomo di Monreale
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale

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Agrigento, Italy

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.
On the 22nd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Nicola, then take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino della Kolymbethra, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Valle dei Templi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di San Calogero, explore the ancient world of Eraclea Minoa, then browse the exhibits of Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello, and finally don't miss a visit to Statua di Icaro caduto.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Agrigento day trip site .

You can take a bus from Palermo to Agrigento in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. October in Agrigento sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Scicli.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Santuario di San Calogero ©
Santuario di San Calogero

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Scicli, Italy

Scicli ©
Scicli is a town and municipality in the Province of Ragusa in the south east of Sicily, Italy. On the 24th (Sat), get a taste of life in the country at Gli Aromi Sicily, take an in-depth tour of A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu, then examine the collection at Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica, then kick back and relax at Sampieri, and finally contemplate the long history of Scicli. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgata a Mare, make a trip to La Casa di Montalbano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. George, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Pietro, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Municipio di Scicli.

For reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Scicli online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Agrigento to Scicli takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Agrigento in October since evenings lows in Scicli dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Syracuse.

Things to do in Scicli

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Modica, Santa Croce Camerina
Highlights from your plan
Gli Aromi Sicily ©
Gli Aromi Sicily
A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu ©
A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu

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Syracuse, Italy

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 26th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Centro Storico and then head off the coast to Ortigia. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, explore the ancient world of Teatro Greco, then Head underground at Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio), then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siracusa, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Vermexio.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Syracuse trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Scicli to Syracuse in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Centro Storico
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi ©

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Reggio Calabria, Italy

Reggio Calabria ©
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reggio Calabria: Capo Vaticano (Grotticelle beach & Capo Vaticano), Etna Donkey Trekking (in Linguaglossa) and Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico) (in Messina). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Chianalea di Scilla, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Cattedrale di Reggio Calabria Maria SS Asunta, take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, and get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare Falcomata.

To see photos, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, read our Reggio Calabria day trip site .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Syracuse to Reggio Calabria in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Reggio Calabria are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Capo Vaticano, Etna Donkey Trekking, Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico), Chianalea di Scilla
Highlights from your plan
Etna Donkey Trekking ©
Etna Donkey Trekking
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla

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