15 days in Sicily Itinerary

15 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Erice
— 1 night
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Isola di Favignana
— 1 day
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San Vito lo Capo
— 2 nights
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Monreale
— 1 day
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Palermo
— 2 nights
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Cefalu
— 1 day
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Agrigento
— 1 night
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Realmonte
— 1 day
9
Enna
— 1 night
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Piazza Armerina
— Few hours
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Mazzarino
— Few hours
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Ragusa
— 1 night
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Modica
— 1 day
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Noto
— Few hours
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Syracuse
— 1 night
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Catania
— 2 nights
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Taormina
— 2 nights
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Milazzo
— 1 night
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Lipari
— 1 day

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Erice

Erice ©
Erice is a historic town and comune in the province of Trapani in Sicily, Italy.GeographyErice is located on top of Mount Erice, at around 750m above sea level, overlooking the city of Trapani, the low western coast towards Marsala, the dramatic Punta del Saraceno and Capo San Vito to the north-east, and the Aegadian Islands on Sicily's north-western coast, providing spectacular views.The bordering municipalities are Buseto Palizzolo, Paceco, Trapani, Valderice and Custonaci. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): look for gifts at La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico, explore the ancient world of Castello di Venere, make a trip to Chiesa Madre - Duomo di Erice, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico Erice, and finally make a trip to Chiesa DI San Martino.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Erice road trip app.

Trapani to Erice is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Erice

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Castello di Venere ©
Castello di Venere
La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico ©
La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico
Chiesa DI San Martino ©
Chiesa DI San Martino

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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 28th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, then make a trip to Grotte bue marino, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Isola di Favignana trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Erice to Isola di Favignana in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Spiaggia di Cala Rossa ©
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa
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Grotte bue marino

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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.
On the 29th (Thu), kick back and relax at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo, then 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 Macari.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Vito lo Capo road trip tool.

Do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi from Isola di Favignana to San Vito lo Capo in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and car. In August, daily temperatures in San Vito lo Capo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Monreale.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo
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Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari

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Monreale

Monreale ©
Monreale is a town and comune in the province of Palermo, in Sicily, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): stop by Vintage Enoteca, shop like a local with Via delle Absidi, admire the masterpieces at Museo Diocesano di Monreale, then don't miss a visit to Chiostro dei Benedettini, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Monreale, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Vittorio Emanuele.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Monreale trip planner.

Drive from San Vito lo Capo to Monreale in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Monreale

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Chiostro dei Benedettini ©
Chiostro dei Benedettini
Museo Diocesano di Monreale ©
Museo Diocesano di Monreale

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Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 31st (Sat), make a trip to Quattro Canti, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Mondello, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Palermo day trip app.

You can drive from Monreale to Palermo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Cefalu.

Things to do in Palermo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Spiaggia di Mondello ©
Spiaggia di Mondello
Catacombe dei Cappuccini ©
Catacombe dei Cappuccini

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Cefalu

Cefalu ©
Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70km east of the provincial capital and 185km west of Messina. On the 1st (Sun), wander the streets of Cefalu Coast, admire the masterpieces at Museo Mandralisca, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocca di Cefalu, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Cefalu, then admire the landmark architecture of Chiostro della Cattedrale di Cefalu, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Gibilmanna.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cefalu driving holiday planner.

Drive from Palermo to Cefalu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Agrigento.

Things to do in Cefalu

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Duomo di Cefalu ©
Duomo di Cefalu
Cefalu Coast ©
Cefalu Coast
Rocca di Cefalu ©
Rocca di Cefalu

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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 2nd (Mon): examine the collection at Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Nicola, and then take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Agrigento trip maker website.

Drive from Cefalu to Agrigento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Agrigento sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Realmonte.

Things to do in Agrigento

Museums · Historic Sites
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Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento ©
Chiesa San Nicola ©
Chiesa San Nicola
Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello ©
Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello

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Realmonte

Realmonte ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Castello Chiaramonte, then look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa, and then take an in-depth tour of Area Archeologica E Antiquarium Eraclea Minoa.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Realmonte trip planner.

Realmonte is very close to Agrigento. September in Realmonte sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Enna.

Things to do in Realmonte

Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Siculiana, Area Archeologica E Antiquarium Eraclea Minoa
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Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa ©
Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa
Castello Chiaramonte ©
Castello Chiaramonte

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Enna

Enna
Enna is a city and comune located roughly at the center of Sicily, southern Italy, in the province of Enna, towering above the surrounding countryside. To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Enna road trip planning site.

You can drive from Realmonte to Enna in 1.5 hours. On the 3rd (Tue), you're off to Piazza Armerina.

Things to do in Enna

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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Piazza Armerina

Piazza Armerina
Piazza Armerina is an Italian comune in the province of Enna of the autonomous island region of Sicily.HistoryThe city of Piazza developed during the Norman domination in Sicily, when Lombards settled the central and eastern part of Sicily.But the area had been inhabited since prehistoric times. Villa Romana del Casale has been added to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Villa Romana del Casale, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Maria Santissima Delle Vittorie, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Civilta Contadina, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Armerina.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Piazza Armerina trip planner.

You can drive from Enna to Piazza Armerina in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Mazzarino.

Things to do in Piazza Armerina

Historic Sites · Museums
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Villa Romana del Casale
Villa Romana del Casale
Piazza Armerina ©
Piazza Armerina
Cattedrale di Maria Santissima Delle Vittorie ©

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Mazzarino

Mazzarino ©
Mazzarino is a city and comune in the province of Caltanissetta in the region of Sicily, Italy.The city emerged in the second half of the 13th century. On the 3rd (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Madre Maria SS. della Purificazione and then take in panoramic vistas at Castello di Mazzarino - U Cannuni.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mazzarino online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Piazza Armerina to Mazzarino takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Ragusa.

Things to do in Mazzarino

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chiesa Madre Maria SS. della Purificazione
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Castello di Mazzarino - U Cannuni ©
Castello di Mazzarino - U Cannuni
Chiesa Madre Maria SS. della Purificazione ©

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Ragusa

Ragusa
Once a flourishing ancient city, Ragusa was rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1693.
To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ragusa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Mazzarino to Ragusa takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You will leave for Modica on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Ragusa

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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Modica

Modica ©
Modica is a city and comune of 54.456 inhabitants in the Province of Ragusa, Sicily, southern Italy. On the 4th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Pietro, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. George, contemplate the long history of Scicli, get engrossed in the history at A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu, then examine the collection at Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica, and finally kick back and relax at Sampieri.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Modica holiday planner.

Modica is just a short distance from Ragusa. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Noto.

Things to do in Modica

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Scicli
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Sampieri ©
Sampieri
Scicli ©
Scicli
Cathedral of St. George ©
Cathedral of St. George

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Noto

Noto
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Noto day trip planning app.

You can drive from Modica to Noto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll set off for Syracuse on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Noto

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours
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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.
Riserva Naturale Orientata Cavagrande del Cassibile has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata Cavagrande del Cassibile, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Fontane Bianche, contemplate the long history of Teatro Greco, pause for some photo ops at Ara di Ierone, then delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Syracuse journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Noto to Syracuse takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Catania.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Teatro Greco ©
Teatro Greco
Parco Archeologico della Neapolis ©
Parco Archeologico della Neapolis

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Piazza Duomo, then admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Minoriti, then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Etna, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Puglisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania, then contemplate the long history of Parco Archeologico Greco Romano di Catania, then get engrossed in the history at Monastero dei Benedettini, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Catania trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Catania takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Taormina.

Things to do in Catania

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Azienda Agricola Puglisi
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Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Monastero dei Benedettini ©
Monastero dei Benedettini

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Taormina

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del Varo, head off the coast to Isola Bella, learn about winemaking at Gambino Vini, then look for all kinds of wild species at Le Gole dell'Alcantara, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Diocesano Santa Maria della Catena. On your second day here, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make a trip to Corso Umberto, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Castelmola, take in the pleasant sights at Chiesa Madonna della Rocca, then walk around Villa Comunale, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Taormina.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Taormina trip maker app.

You can drive from Catania to Taormina in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Taormina are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Milazzo.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Le Gole dell'Alcantara, Castillo de Castelmola, Santuario Diocesano Santa Maria della Catena, Gambino Vini
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Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale
Gambino Vini ©
Gambino Vini

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Milazzo

Milazzo
Milazzo is a town in the Metropolitan City of Messina, Sicily, southern Italy; it is the largest commune in the Metropolitan City after Messina and Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto. For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Milazzo tour planner.

Getting from Taormina to Milazzo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September in Milazzo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. You'll set off for Lipari on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Milazzo

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Lipari

Lipari ©
Lipari is the largest of the Aeolian Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the northern coast of Sicily, southern Italy; it is also the name of the island's main town and comune, which is administratively part of the Metropolitan City of Messina. On the 10th (Tue), kick back and relax at Coral Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani, then identify plant and animal life at Cala Junco, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lipari trip planning website.

Ride a ferry from Milazzo to Lipari in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lipari

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Cala Junco
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Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano ©
Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano
Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani ©
Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani

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