8 days in Sicily Itinerary

8 days in Sicily Itinerary

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8 days in Sicily Itinerary

Start: Athens
Subway + Fly:  5 h
1
Catania
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Noto
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Agrigento
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h
4
Palermo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
San Vito lo Capo
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Subway:  4 h 15 min
End: Athens

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Monastero dei Benedettini, don't miss a visit to Piazza Duomo, make a trip to Fontana dell'Elefante, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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Athens, Greece to Catania is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Catania due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Noto.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Room Escape Games
Monastero dei Benedettini ©
Monastero dei Benedettini

2
nights
Noto

Noto ©
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Corso Vittorio Emanuele III, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Syracuse Cathedral, then head off the coast to Ortigia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, then delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, and finally look for gifts at Ibla Souvenir Avola.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Noto trip planner .

Drive from Catania to Noto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Agrigento.

Things to do in Noto

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Syracuse, Ibla Souvenir Avola
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

1
night
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 13th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Nicola, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valle dei Templi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Collezione La Gaipa.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Agrigento online day trip planner .

You can drive from Noto to Agrigento in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. November in Agrigento sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Palermo.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Museums
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Collezione La Gaipa ©
Collezione La Gaipa
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci

2
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Monreale, stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, then steep yourself in history at Norman Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Cattedrale di Palermo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Cataldo, don't miss a visit to Palazzo Conte Federico, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Palermo trip itinerary maker website .

Take a bus from Agrigento to Palermo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese, Duomo di Monreale
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo and then don't miss a visit to Santuario Maria Santissima Di Custonaci.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Vito lo Capo trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Palermo to San Vito lo Capo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In November in San Vito lo Capo, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santuario Maria Santissima Di Custonaci
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Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Santuario Maria Santissima Di Custonaci ©

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