9 days in Sicily Itinerary

9 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Start: Seattle
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Palermo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Agrigento
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h
3
Isola di Favignana
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
San Vito lo Capo
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Seattle

2
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
For shopping fun, head to Regional Gallery (Galleria Regionale della Sicilia) or La Bottega nella Roccia. Visit Cattedrale di Palermo and Catacombe dei Cappuccini for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Palermo side-trips: Castello di Carini (in Carini), Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale) and Museo dell'Acciuga (in Aspra). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, examine the collection at Museo archeologico regionale "Antonino Salinas" Polo regionale di Palermo per i Parchi e i Musei Archeologici, take in the exciting artwork at Via delle Absidi, and admire the masterpieces at Drago Artecontemporanea.

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Seattle, USA to Palermo is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Palermo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Monreale, Bagheria, Castello di Carini, La Bottega nella Roccia
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Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

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.
On the 11th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci, thenstop by Panificio Dalli Cardillo, thenexplore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Collezione La Gaipa.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Agrigento travel planner.

You can drive from Palermo to Agrigento in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Agrigento sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Agrigento

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa, and then look for gifts at L'Arte del Creare.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Isola di Favignana tour itinerary planning website.

Take a bus from Agrigento to Isola di Favignana in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Isola di Favignana can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Spiaggia di Cala Rossa ©
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa

3
nights
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 13th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Di San Vito and then delve into the distant past at Tempio di Segesta.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Vito lo Capo online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Isola di Favignana to San Vito lo Capo takes 8.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in San Vito lo Capo can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tempio di Segesta, La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico, Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo
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Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico ©
La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico

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