7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

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7 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  6​h
1
Catania
— 2 nights
Bus:  45​min
2
Taormina
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Palermo
— 1 night
Bus:  2​h
4
Agrigento
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Pozzallo
— Few hours
ferry:  7​h 30​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania, then admire the local landmark of Fontana dell'Amenano, then make a trip to Piazza Duomo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Monastero dei Benedettini.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Catania journey planner.

Amsterdam, Holland to Catania is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Catania, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Taormina.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata ©
Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stroll around Villa Comunale, go for a walk through Piazza IX Aprile, make a trip to Corso Umberto, then make a trip to Taormina Glass Gallery, then kick back and relax at Isola Bella, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Taormina. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Made in Sicily Taormina, make a trip to Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico), and then take in the exciting artwork at Good Fellas Art Studio.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Taormina trip maker .

You can take a bus from Catania to Taormina in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Taormina when traveling from Catania in December, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico)
Highlights from your plan
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Corso Umberto ©
Corso Umberto

1
night
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, then admire the striking features of Norman Palace, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Quattro Canti.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Palermo trip app .

Traveling by car from Taormina to Palermo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace
Food Tours

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Nicola, get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, then explore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino della Kolymbethra.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Agrigento road trip planning app .

Traveling by bus from Palermo to Agrigento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Pozzallo.

Things to do in Agrigento

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

few
hours
Pozzallo

Pozzallo ©
Pozzallo is a town and comune in the province of Ragusa, Sicily, Italy. On the 31st (Tue), get a taste of life in the country at Gli Aromi Sicily and then explore the ancient world of Torre Cabrera.

Make your Pozzallo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Agrigento to Pozzallo in 3 hours. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pozzallo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gli Aromi Sicily
Highlights from your plan
Gli Aromi Sicily ©
Gli Aromi Sicily
Torre Cabrera ©
Torre Cabrera

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