9 days in Sicily Itinerary

9 days in Sicily Itinerary

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9 days in Sicily Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Catania
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Modica
— 2 nights
bus:  15​min
3
Ragusa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Palermo
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Miami

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.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Taormina, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Sebastiano, step into the grandiose world of Castello Normanno, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Collegiata, then admire the local landmark of Fontana dell'Amenano, and finally steep yourself in history at Parco Archeologico Greco Romano di Catania. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Benedetto, take an in-depth tour of Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Cinema di Catania, then learn more about the world around you at Castello Normanno - Museo Civico, and finally do a tasting at Gambino Vini.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Catania sightseeing planning app .

Miami, USA to Catania is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Miami to Catania. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Modica.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Aci Castello, Basilica di San Sebastiano, Gambino Vini, Duomo di Taormina
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Basilica di San Sebastiano ©
Basilica di San Sebastiano
Castello Normanno
Castello Normanno

2
nights
Modica

Modica ©
Modica is a city and comune of 54.456 inhabitants in the Province of Ragusa, Sicily, southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Corso Vittorio Emanuele III, browse the exhibits of Monastero del San salvatore, explore the world behind art at Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea Elvira Emilia Pirrone Resso, delve into the distant past at Area Archeologica di Cava d'Ispica, then make a trip to A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo degli Arnesi di Una Volta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria di Betlem, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Nicolo Inferiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria del Gesu, explore the ancient world of La Fornace Penna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Suore Adoratrici Del Ss. Sacramento, and finally examine the collection at Museo della Memoria.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Modica journey planner.

Getting from Catania to Modica by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Modica are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ragusa.

Things to do in Modica

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Scicli, Noto
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Corso Vittorio Emanuele III ©
Corso Vittorio Emanuele III
A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu ©
A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu
La Fornace Penna ©
La Fornace Penna

2
nights
Ragusa

Ragusa ©
Once a flourishing ancient city, Ragusa was rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1693.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Donnafugata, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia Basilica Maria SS Annunziata, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Madre - Parrocchia Santa Maria delle Stelle, then admire the striking features of Duomo San Giorgio, then steep yourself in history at Circolo di Conversazione, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa delle Santissime Anime del Purgatorio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Buscemi Paese Museo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Paolo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Giuseppe, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Scale, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Giovanni Battista.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ragusa trip itinerary tool .

Ragusa is very close to Modica. In October in Ragusa, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Ragusa

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Comiso, Buscemi Paese Museo, Chiesa San Paolo, Castello di Donnafugata
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Duomo San Giorgio ©
Duomo San Giorgio
Castello di Donnafugata ©
Castello di Donnafugata
Chiesa San Paolo ©
Chiesa San Paolo

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 6th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di S. Domenico e Chiostro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria dello Spasimo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santissimo Salvatore, Palermo.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Palermo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ragusa to Palermo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites
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