9 days in Sicily Itinerary

9 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Catania
— 2 nights
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Agrigento
— 1 night
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Isola di Favignana
— 1 night
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Palermo
— 2 nights
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San Vito lo Capo
— 2 nights

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Catania

Catania ©

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Catania: Syracuse (Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, Ortigia, &more) and EtnaExcursion.it (in Trecastagni). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Etna, get engrossed in the history at Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943, and make a trip to Piazza Duomo.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Catania road trip site.

Istanbul, Turkey to Catania is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Agrigento.

Things to do in Catania

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Mt Etna
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Ortigia
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Duomo di Siracusa
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Agrigento

Agrigento ©

Valley of the Temples

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 3rd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Valle dei Templi, take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino della Kolymbethra, then take an in-depth tour of Collezione La Gaipa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Nicola, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Agrigento itinerary planner.

Getting from Catania to Agrigento by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Isola di Favignana

Isola di Favignana ©
Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Matteo Sercia, then don't miss a visit to Grotte bue marino, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Isola di Favignana trip itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Agrigento to Isola di Favignana in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Agrigento in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Isola di Favignana, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Palermo

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The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, admire the striking features of Norman Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Monreale, then contemplate the long history of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Cataldo, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Conte Federico, then examine the collection at Museo dell'Acciuga, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale "Antonino Salinas", and finally make a trip to Quattro Canti.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Palermo day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Isola di Favignana to Palermo takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Vito lo Capo.

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Norman Palace
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Macari and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Vito lo Capo trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Palermo to San Vito lo Capo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in San Vito lo Capo are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

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