12 days in Sicily Itinerary

12 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Route & dates

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
Taxi + Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney

4
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Explore Palermo's surroundings by going to Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca (in Sciacca), Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale) and Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese (in Termini Imerese). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, admire the striking features of Norman Palace, and steep yourself in history at Duomo di Cefalu.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Palermo trip itinerary website.

Sydney, Australia to Palermo is an approximately 27- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Palermo due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can take a 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.
Kick 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 take in the spiritual surroundings of Valle dei Templi.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Agrigento route planning tool.

Getting from Palermo to Agrigento by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Agrigento are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Vito lo Capo.

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
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Vito lo Capo: Castellammare del Golfo (Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro & Lido by Sara & Elisabetta), Salina Calcara (in Nubia) and Tempio di Segesta (in Calatafimi-Segesta). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo, explore the historical opulence of Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Di San Vito.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Vito lo Capo online trip planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 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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