9 days in Sicily Itinerary

9 days in Sicily Itinerary

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1
San Vito lo Capo
— 2 nights
2
Palermo
— 2 nights
3
Agrigento
— 1 night
4
Lampedusa
— 2 nights

2
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo and Spiaggia di Macari. Change things up with a short trip to Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro in Castellammare del Golfo (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico, step into the grandiose world of Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo, and take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini del Balio.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Vito lo Capo day trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to San Vito lo Capo is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Montreal in July, things will get somewhat warmer in San Vito lo Capo: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Erice, Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
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La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico ©
La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro

2
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Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): view the masterpieces at Regional Gallery (Galleria Regionale della Sicilia), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Cataldo, thenadmire the striking features of Palazzo Conte Federico, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Monreale, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Via delle Absidi. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, admire the striking features of Norman Palace, thenlook for gifts at Cannatella, thentake in the exciting artwork at Museo Diocesano di Palermo (Le Stanze dei Vescovi), and finally pick up some local products at Mercato Ballaro.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Palermo sightseeing planner.

You can drive from San Vito lo Capo to Palermo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Monreale
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Scala dei Turchi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Valle dei Templi, thenstop by Panificio Dalli Cardillo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di San Calogero.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Agrigento itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Palermo to Agrigento takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Agrigento, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Scala dei Turchi
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Scala dei Turchi ©
Scala dei Turchi
Santuario di San Calogero ©
Santuario di San Calogero

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nights
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): look for gifts at Il Pescato Di Lampedusa S.A.S. Di Costa Antonino & C., kick back and relax at Cala Pulcino, and then stroll through Spiaggia dei Conigli. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Tabaccara.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lampedusa road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Agrigento to Lampedusa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. August in Lampedusa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
La Tabaccara ©
La Tabaccara
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino

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