12 days in Sicily Itinerary

12 days in Sicily Itinerary

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12 days in Sicily Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Palermo
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Agrigento
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
San Vito lo Capo
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

4
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Get out of town with these interesting Palermo side-trips: Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale), Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese (in Termini Imerese) and Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca (in Sciacca). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, steep yourself in history at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, don't miss a visit to Duomo di Cefalu, and admire the striking features of Palazzo Conte Federico.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Palermo tour planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to Palermo is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Palermo is minus 9 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Cefalu, Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca, Museo dell'Acciuga, Duomo di Monreale, Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese
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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Scala dei Turchi, take an in-depth tour of Collezione La Gaipa, and then explore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Agrigento trip itinerary maker website .

You can take a bus from Palermo to Agrigento in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Agrigento can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Vito lo Capo.

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

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Salina Calcara (in Nubia), Tempio di Segesta (in Calatafimi-Segesta) and Castellammare del Golfo (Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro & Lido by Sara & Elisabetta). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Di San Vito, and step into the grandiose world of Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our San Vito lo Capo trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Agrigento to San Vito lo Capo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in San Vito lo Capo can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Castellammare del Golfo, Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo, Salina Calcara, Tempio di Segesta
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Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta

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