9 days in Sicily Itinerary

9 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lampedusa
— 2 nights
2
Syracuse
— 2 nights
3
Agrigento
— 1 night
4
Palermo
— 3 nights

2
nights
Lampedusa

Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Archivio Storico Lampedusa, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, and then kick back and relax at Cala Croce Beach. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at La Tabaccara, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lampedusa itinerary planner.

London, UK to Lampedusa is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Lampedusa due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Lampedusa: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
La Tabaccara ©
La Tabaccara

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siracusa, and then head off the coast to Ortigia. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Teatro Greco, Head underground at Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio), thendon't miss a visit to Centro Storico, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Chiara.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Syracuse online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Lampedusa to Syracuse by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Noto
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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 4th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Lido Rossello, explore the striking landscape at Scala dei Turchi, and then delve into the distant past at Valle dei Templi.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Agrigento trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Syracuse to Agrigento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Agrigento sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Agrigento

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Realmonte
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Scala dei Turchi ©
Scala dei Turchi

3
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Get out of town with these interesting Palermo side-trips: Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo (in San Vito lo Capo), Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale) and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and admire the striking features of Norman Palace.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Palermo trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Agrigento to Palermo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo, Duomo di Monreale, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
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Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo

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