14 days in Sicily Itinerary

14 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Start: Newark
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
San Vito lo Capo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Palermo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Agrigento
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Syracuse
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Catania
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Taormina
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Newark

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): stroll through Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Macari.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Vito lo Capo online trip itinerary builder.

Newark, USA to San Vito lo Capo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. In June in San Vito lo Capo, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari

3
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Bring the kids along to Cattedrale di Palermo and Norman Palace. Get out of town with these interesting Palermo side-trips: Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale), Cefalu (Rocca di Cefalu, Duomo di Cefalu, &more) and Selinunte Archaeological Park (in Marinella di Selinunte). And it doesn't end there: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to Palazzo Pretorio, Municipio di Palermo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and pause for some serene contemplation at Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Palermo travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Vito lo Capo to Palermo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Cefalu, Duomo di Monreale, Selinunte Archaeological Park
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Spiaggia di Mondello ©
Spiaggia di Mondello
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

2
nights
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 (Thu): delve into the distant past at Valle dei Templi, thenadmire the natural beauty at Il Giardino della Kolymbethra, thentake an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Nicola.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Agrigento online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Palermo to Agrigento takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Agrigento sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Syracuse.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento ©
Il Giardino della Kolymbethra ©
Il Giardino della Kolymbethra

2
nights
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siracusa and then step off the mainland to explore Ortigia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Chiara, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, thenkick back and relax at Spiaggia Calamosche, and finally delve into the distant past at Teatro Greco.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Syracuse day trip site.

Getting from Agrigento to Syracuse by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Catania.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Noto
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, cool off at Etnaland, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the next day, see Off-Road Tours, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania, and then steep yourself in history at Piazza Duomo.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Catania trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Syracuse to Catania by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Taormina.

Things to do in Catania

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Etnaland
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Etnaland ©
Etnaland
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Room Escape Games

2
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Isola Bella and Corso Umberto. Explore Taormina's surroundings by going to Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico) (in Messina), Piscina di Venere (in Milazzo) and Gole Alcantara Botanical and Geological Park (in Motta Camastra). There's lots more to do: walk around Villa Comunale, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Taormina, do a tasting at Gambino Vini, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lido La Dolce Vita.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Taormina road trip site.

You can drive from Catania to Taormina in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Taormina sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gambino Vini, Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico), Piscina di Venere, Gole Alcantara Botanical and Geological Park
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Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale
Piazza IX Aprile ©
Piazza IX Aprile

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