7 days in Sicily Itinerary

7 days in Sicily Itinerary

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7 days in Sicily Itinerary

Start: Milan
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  4 h 30 min
1
Palermo
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
2
Agrigento
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Syracuse
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Taormina
— 1 night
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Milan

2
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
When in Palermo, make a side trip to see Duomo di Monreale in Monreale, approximately Monreale away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Cattedrale di Palermo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Cataldo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and admire the striking features of Norman Palace.

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Milan to Palermo is an approximately 4,5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Duomo di Monreale
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale

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 28th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Scala dei Turchi, take an in-depth tour of Collezione La Gaipa, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Valle dei Templi.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Agrigento day trip planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Palermo to Agrigento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In marzo, daytime highs in Agrigento are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Scala dei Turchi
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Scala dei Turchi ©
Scala dei Turchi
Collezione La Gaipa ©
Collezione La Gaipa

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Lucia alla Badia, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Ortigia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siracusa, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vermexio, and finally delve into the distant past at Teatro Greco.

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You can drive from Agrigento to Syracuse in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Taormina.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
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.
On the 31st (Tue), take in the pleasant sights at Piazza IX Aprile, make a trip to Corso Umberto, tour the pleasant surroundings at Isola Bella, then make a trip to Ancient Theatre of Taormina, and finally stroll around Villa Comunale.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Taormina online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Taormina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In marzo in Taormina, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Ancient Theatre of Taormina ©
Ancient Theatre of Taormina
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale

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